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Sex and gender in acute care medicine

Author: Alyson J McGregor; Esther K Choo; Bruce M Becker
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Series: Cambridge medicine (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Until the last decade, clinicians and researchers assumed that the medical evaluation and treatment of both women and men were the same. This archaic and dangerous notion persisted in spite of the clear anatomic and physiologic differences between the genders. Today, we fully understand that this paradigm is false. In all specialties of medicine, practitioners and researchers are beginning to consider the influence  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alyson J McGregor; Esther K Choo; Bruce M Becker
ISBN: 9781107668164 1107668166
OCLC Number: 921339066
Description: xiii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.Know the Difference: Sex and Gender in Acute Care Medicine / Esther K. Choo --
2.It's not all Chest Pain: Sex and Gender in Acute Care Cardiology / Basmah Safdar --
3.You've Come a Long Way, Baby: The Effects of Sex and Gender on Asthma, COPD, Smoking, and Smoking Cessation / Rita Cydulka --
4.Sex and Gender-Specific Differences in Alcohol and Drug use Among Patients Seeking Treatment in the Acute Care Setting / Grace Chang --
5.Sex and Gender; Pharmacology, Efficacy, Toxicity, and Toxicology / Robert G. Hendrickson --
6.A Sex and Gender Based Perspective on Traumatic Injury / Federico E. Vaca --
7.Sex and Gender Differences in the Presentation and Treatment of Cerebrovascular Emergencies / Karen Furie --
8.From Title IX to the Q angle: Sex and Gender in Acute Care Orthopedics and Sports Medicine / Kimberly Templeton --
9.Are Women More Sensitive? Sex and Gender Differences in Pain Perception, Clinical Evaluation and Treatment / James Miner Note continued: 10.Digesting Sex and Gender: Gastroenterology / David J. Desilets --
11.Overcoming Resistance: Importance of Sex and Gender in Acute Infectious Illnesses / Arvind Venkat --
12.Diagnostic Imaging: Focusing a Lens on Sex and Gender / Christopher L. Moore --
13.Special Populations --
a.Old, not Neutered: A Sex and Gender-Based Approach to the Acute Care of Elders / Bruce Becker --
b.Girls and Boys: Sex and Gender in Pediatrics / George M. Lazarus --
c.Acute Medical Care for the Transgender Patient / Michelle Forcier --
14.Sex and Gender in Medical Education: The Next Chapter / Marjorie R. Jenkins.
Series Title: Cambridge medicine (Series)
Responsibility: Alyson J. McGregor, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Esther K. Choo, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Bruce M. Becker, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University.

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In all specialties of medicine, practitioners and researchers are beginning to consider the influence of sex and gender and how it informs patients' care. This book focuses on the issue of sex and  Read more...

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