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Obstetrics, gynaecology, and women's health

Author: Vivienne O'Connor; Gabor Kovacs
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the essential textbook for students of obstetrics and gynaecology as well as women's health more generally. Thoroughly modern in approach, it covers clinical topics and surgical procedures as well as providing detailed commentary on the contemporary social, psychological and economic issues that affect women's health." "It will be a valuable resource for health professionals, including general  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vivienne O'Connor; Gabor Kovacs
ISBN: 0521818931 9780521818933
OCLC Number: 52258023
Description: xix, 681 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Women's health --
Sect. 1. The health professional role --
Sect. 2. Women and health --
Sect. 3. Behavioural and mental health issues --
Photo section 1: Normal anatomy and common conditions --
pt. 2. Early life --
Sect. 4. Hormones and early development --
Sect. 5. The female child and adolescent --
pt. 3. The reproductive years --
Sect. 6. Pre-pregnancy and antenatal care --
Sect. 7. Labour and childbirth --
Sect. 8. The newborn infant and postnatal care --
Photo section 2: Neonate to adolescent --
Sect. 9. Pregnancy problems --
Sect. 10. Induction of labour, assisted deliveries and postnatal problems --
Sect. 11. Obstetric emergencies --
Photo section 3: Obstetrics --
Sect. 12. Sexual health --
Sect. 13. Common problems --
Photo section 4: Gynaecology --
pt. 4. The middle years --
Sect. 14. Health maintenance and disease prevention --
Sect. 15. Common complaints --
Sect. 16. Pre-cancer and cancer --
pt. 5. Older years --
Sect. 17. Ageing and its problems --
pt. 6. Women and illness --
Sect. 18. Surgical, medical and research issues for women.
Responsibility: edited by Vivienne O'Connor, Gabor Kovacs.
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'This comprehensive Australian textbook covers a lot more than a standard O & G text ... this text is a worthwhile resource to update GPs on women's health issues and is recommended.' Australian Read more...

 
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