This book provides a timely revision of the definitive source for quick reference and up-to-date information on the primary health care of women. Containing contributions by leaders in obstetrics-gynecology, primary care and relevant subspecialties, the book presents the latest information from respected authorities. New case studies have been added at the end of each chapter to provide useful information for the busy clinician. New chapters include: Elderly Patients; Cardiovascular Hypertension; The Role of Applied and Genomic Molecular Biology; and Nutrition, Obesity, and Eating Disorders. This book is a must-have reference for the busy clinician
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 542
Weight: 705 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 25 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2007
From the reviews of the second edition:
"This handbook for busy clinicians, residents, and students includes some general principles of primary care and specific clinical areas of interest in the office setting. ... The purpose is to tie the gynecologic, medical knowledge and clinical applications together, and apply this knowledge to the patient in the office. ... The audience includes clinicians in practice, residents in training, and medical students. The text is detailed and provides useful information for the clinician. ... This is a terrific handbook to have readily in the office." (Jeffrey F. Peipert, MD, PhD, Doody's Review Service, March, 2008)