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Women’s Sexual Health
by Gilly Andrews

The second edition of this successful book draws on a wealth of research and professional experience to provide a fully up-to-date, comprehensive exploration of womens sexual health issues, from adolescence through post-menopause. Holistic, balanced chapters focus on the interconnectedness of women’s sexual well-being and their physical, mental, and emotional health. The first section, Women Today, investigates sexuality and personal issues of women at different life stages, and how these issues can be influenced by culture, ethnicity, the environment, sexual orientation, and lifestyle. Section two, Fertility, discusses sexuality during pregnancy, contraception, unplanned pregnancy, and the management of subfertility. Section three, Womens Health Issues, concentrates on specific womens health problems and addresses topics such as breast and cervical screenings. This section also includes chapters on menopause, PMS, sexual health, continence, gynecological problems, and general health care considerations.

Sex Education in Secondary Schools
by Jennifer Harrison

* What are effective teaching and learning styles for sex education?
* How can the Health Promoting School create a context for sex education?
* How do we interpret the legislation for sex education?

This book will be important reading for secondary teachers of all disciplines. It provides a timely consolidation of educational thinking on sex education in schools today, including a consideration of the role of the Health Promoting School. It draws together recent research evidence to consider important aspects such as equal opportunities, school policy and practice, as well as identifying a moral and social framework for sex education.

The practical guidelines are particularly helpful for trainee and newly qualified teachers and provide strategies for introducing, developing and re-visiting key areas of sex education. Some aspects, such as abortion and AIDS education, are highly sensitive areas for teachers to take on, demanding a particular awareness of the surrounding issues and of what might and can be taught in their own school. Crucially they demand a level of self awareness and self confidence for teachers to embark on a variety of appropriate teaching and learning strategies. A range of individual and group activities are provided which are aimed at both beginning and more experienced teachers to stimulate independent learning.


Perioperative Medicine
by Steven L. Cohn

Perioperative Medicine uses a concise, highly practical, bulleted format designed to ensure rapid comprehension of key concepts and reinforce the reader’s understanding of complex topics in perioperative medicine. It contains authoritative, up-to-date coverage of the most essential concepts in perioperative care from preoperative risk assessment to postoperative follow-up. The Editor and his contributors use their expert insight and experience to provide an in-depth review of comorbid conditions, patient and surgery-specific risk assessment, and common postoperative complications.

This new book reviews recent developments in the field, including published guidelines, and emphasizes an evidence-based, cost-effective approach designed to ensure quality, patient safety, and optimal outcomes. It is intended for use by hospitalists, general internists and subspecialists as well as anesthesiologists, surgeons, and residents in training who are caring for patients before and after surgery.


Sex and Cancer
by Saketh R. Guntapalli, Maryann Karinch

An intimate partnership has physical and psychological components, both of which often take a hit when cancer enters the union. The prospect, and then the process, of treatments tend to alter the way the two people relate to each other. When the diagnosis is one of gynecologic or reproductive cancer for a woman, questions of sexual intimacy and function often color relationships, confuse partners, and raise concerns that other cancers might not.

With an estimated 83,000 women a year added to the roles of those battling gynecologic cancers and 300,000 women a year added to roles of those battling breast cancer, Sex and Cancer focuses on surviving and thriving—more than 70 percent of women with gynecologic cancers now survive!—and helps readers mitigate outcomes and overcome challenges of sexual dysfunction after a cancer diagnosis; reassess the priorities in an intimate relationship to support the patient’s struggle, healing, and libido; and learn to interact with the professionals tasked with saving lives and enhancing those areas affected by cancer diagnosis and treatment. Sex and Cancer features stories that illuminate insights about the impact of gynecologic and reproductive cancers on relationships. The stories give life to guidance that’s critical in shaping the effect that gynecologic cancer has on intimate relationships. And readers will find insight, comfort, and suggestions for addresses the questions about intimacy and sexual function that are often left unexpressed.


Orthogeriatrics
by Paolo Falaschi, David R. Marsh

This book focuses on orthogeriatrics, a topic that has received little attention in the literature to date. As active members of the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN), the editors and most of the authors of this book have gathered all essential expertise on hip fracture management in a single volume. The 14 chapters provide a complete overview of how to approach fractures in elderly patients, starting with the epidemiology of hip fractures and subsequently addressing osteoporosis, surgery, anesthesia, medical management of frailty, and peri-operative complications. Attention is also given to rehabilitation and nursing, as well as to the psychological evaluation of the patient and the caregivers, thus emphasizing the importance of a multidisciplinary approach.

Thanks to its clinical and practice-oriented nature, the book will especially be of interest to residents and young geriatricians, as well as orthopaedic surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses dealing with elderly fracture patients in all parts of the world.


Sexual Health Medicine
by Darren Russell, David Bradford, Christopher Fairley

Authoritative coverage is offered of the biological, clinical, laboratory, psychosocial, and public-health aspects of sexual health medicine. A feature of the book is its holistic approach, with the client seen as a whole person, rather than simply the owner of a set of malfunctioning genitalia.

Amphetamines and Methamphetamine
by Christine A. Adamec, David J. Triggle

The abuse of amphetamines is a serious problem in the United States among all age groups, from adolescents to those ages 40 and older, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Methamphetamine, a form of amphetamine, is about twice as addictive as other amphetamines, making it a particularly worrisome drug. Amphetamines and Methamphetamine provides important information on the nature and chemistry of these drugs, their effects, abuse, addiction, and addiction treatment.

Chapters include:

  • Overview
  • Historical Overview
  • How Amphetamines Work in the Body
  • Amphetamine and Methamphetamine Abuse and Addiction
  • Addiction Treatment and Recovery
  • Amphetamines and the Law.

The Fallopian Tubes
by SN Tripathy

Part of the female reproductive system, the fallopian tubes are two thin tubes, positioned one on each side of the uterus, which help lead a fertilised egg from the ovaries to the uterus.

This book is a complete guide to the role of fallopian tubes and the diagnosis and management of associated diseases and disorders.

Divided into five sections, the text begins with an overview of anatomy and function. The following sections examine obstetrical and gynaecological aspects including infertility, infections, ectopic pregnancy and malignancy.

The final sections discuss tubal surgery and new frontiers including stem cells, robotic surgery and transplantation.

Numerous descriptive illustrations and tables have been included to enhance learning.

 

Key points

  • Comprehensive guide to the fallopian tubes
  • Discusses obstetrical and gynaecological aspects and diagnosis and management of associated disorders
  • Section on new frontiers includes stem cells and transplantation
  • Includes nearly 140 full colour photographs and illustrations

Come as You Are
by Emily Nagoski

***A NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER***

An essential exploration of why and how women’s sexuality works—based on groundbreaking research and brain science—that will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.

Researchers have spent the last decade trying to develop a “pink pill” for women to function like Viagra does for men. So where is it? Well, for reasons this book makes crystal clear, that pill will never be the answer—but as a result of the research that’s gone into it, scientists in the last few years have learned more about how women’s sexuality works than we ever thought possible, and Come as You Are explains it all.

The first lesson in this essential, transformative book by Dr. Emily Nagoski is that every woman has her own unique sexuality, like a fingerprint, and that women vary more than men in our anatomy, our sexual response mechanisms, and the way our bodies respond to the sexual world. So we never need to judge ourselves based on others’ experiences. Because women vary, and that’s normal.

Second lesson: sex happens in a context. And all the complications of everyday life influence the context surrounding a woman’s arousal, desire, and orgasm.

Cutting-edge research across multiple disciplines tells us that the most important factor for women in creating and sustaining a fulfilling sex life, is not what you do in bed or how you do it, but how you feel about it. Which means that stress, mood, trust, and body image are not peripheral factors in a woman’s sexual wellbeing; they are central to it. Once you understand these factors, and how to influence them, you can create for yourself better sex and more profound pleasure than you ever thought possible.

And Emily Nagoski can prove it.



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