9780766811423

Biology of Women

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  • ISBN13:

    9780766811423

  • ISBN10:

    0766811425

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/7/2001
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Centered around the health of the human female throughout the lifespan, Biology of Women continues to provide a basic framework upon which health related issues can be discussed. Now in its fourth edition, the text remains unique due to its biological depth for medical professionals with the readability for non-major students. A woman's reproductive life and psychological issues are covered, as well as an examination of the sociological and cultural factors that influence a woman's nutrition and physical activity. New pedagogical features to this edition include case studies, glossary of terms, controversial treatment options, and historical perspectives.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Women and Their Health: From Early Feminism Through the Millenium
Chapter 2: Reproductive Anatomy
Chapter 3: The Menstrual Cylce and Its Hormonal Interrelationships
Chapter 4: Menstrual Problems: Causes and Treatments
Chapter 5: The Basis of Biological Differences
Chapter 6: Female Sexuality
Chapter 7: The Mammary Glans
Chapter 8: The Gunecological Exam
Chapter 9: Gynecological Difficulties
Chapter 10: HIV/AIDS in Women
Chapter 11: Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery
Chapter 12: Problems of Infertility
Chapter 13: Problems of Fertility – Contraception
Chapter 14: Menopause
Chapter 15: Health and the Working Woman
Chapter 16: Cosmetics: The Multibillion Dollar Put-On
Chapter 17: Our Health in Our Hands

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