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Women's Health in General Practice, 2nd Edition

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 The book is designed to be a clear accessible guide to women's health. The aims of the book are as follows:

  • To examine women's health issues as they present in general practice
  • To provide GPs with information relevant to their practice that extends upon that provided in "undergraduate" texts
  • To provide evidence based information regarding women's health to GPs
  • To give GPs tips and examples of useful approaches when undertaking histories, examining and managing women's health problems.
  • To examine current controversies in women's health

New to This Edition

    This second edition has been fully revised to include recent developments in women's health such as:

    . the quick-start method for commencement of contraception, better 'missed pill' rules, developments in the provision of emergency contraception and an overview of new contraceptive devices such as the NuvaRing
    . the epidemiology of HPV infection, its relationship to cervical cancer and HPV vaccination
    . better characterisation of the risk inherent in a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer
    . greater awareness of the importance of preconception care, the breadth of issues that need to be addressed and the effect of lifestyle factors on fertility
    . developments in the understanding of the aetiology and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
    . evidence-based guidelines to support diagnosis and management of common conditions such as menorrhagia, endometriosis, miscarriage and postnatal care, and support of evidence-based counselling regarding ovarian cancer screening, sexual problems and intimate partner violence

Author Information

    By Danielle Mazza, MD, MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, Grad Dip Women's Health, Department of General Practice School of Primary Health Care Monash University

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  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
  • Copyright: 2011