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A clinical guide for the care of older women : primary and preventive care

Author: Richard L Byyny; Leon Speroff
Publisher: Baltimore : Williams & Wilkins, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This practical guide aims to help the practitioner address the problems of older female patients, with specific guidelines on screening, diagnosis, and management. The emphasis of the text is on  Read more...

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Byyny, Richard L.
Clinical guide for the care of older women.
Baltimore : Williams & Wilkins, ©1996
(OCoLC)604423038
Online version:
Byyny, Richard L.
Clinical guide for the care of older women.
Baltimore : Williams & Wilkins, ©1996
(OCoLC)607871942
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Byyny; Leon Speroff
ISBN: 0683011510 9780683011517
OCLC Number: 33838188
Description: ix, 548 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Rectangularization of Life: The demographics of aging and the importance of older women --
Ch. 2. The Biology of Aging: Mechanisms and changes associated with aging --
Ch. 3. Successful Aging: Health Maintenance and Preventive Care: Basic recommendations for preventive care of healthy women --
Ch. 4. Aging and Reproduction: The decline in fertility with aging; the use of assisted reproductive technologies --
Ch. 5. Contraception for Older Women: Advantages and disadvantages for all methods of contraception --
Ch. 6. The Perimenopausal Transition: Health maintenance for perimenopausal women --
Ch. 7. Menopause and Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy: The physiology of the menopause and a program of hormone therapy --
Ch. 8. Sexuality in the Older Years: The need for closeness, caring, and companionship is life-long --
Ch. 9. Obesity: Understanding the common problem of excess body weight.
Responsibility: Richard L. Byyny, Leon Speroff ; illustration and page design by Lisa Million.

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