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Unplanned pregnancy

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4 Unplanned pregnancy Chapter Contents Reproductive rights and abortion 90 Pregnancy counselling 91 Countering the myths about abortion 92 Methods of abortion 94 Surgical abortion 94 Medical abortion 98 Abortion…

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Breast problems

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11 Breast problems Chapter Contents Breast symptoms presenting to GPs 184 Breast lumps 184 Mastalgia 188 Nipple discharge 189 Women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer 192…

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Early pregnancy loss

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9 Early pregnancy loss Chapter Contents Spontaneous miscarriage 154 Ectopic pregnancy 158 Tips for practitioners 162 References 162 Objectives • To diagnose the cause of early bleeding in pregnancy •…

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Adolescent gynaecology

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1 Adolescent gynaecology Chapter Contents Pubertal development and primary amenorrhoea 2 Primary dysmenorrhoea 6 Dysfunctional uterine bleeding in adolescence 9 Tips for practitioners 11 References 12 Objectives • To understand…

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Pelvic pain

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5 Pelvic pain Chapter Contents Chronic pelvic pain 108 Endometriosis 112 Tips for practitioners 116 References 116 Objectives • To develop an approach to diagnosing the aetiology of chronic pelvic…

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Initial management of infertility

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7 Initial management of infertility Chapter Contents Incidence and causes of infertility 128 Initial GP investigation and management 129 Tips for practitioners 134 References 134 Objectives • To describe the…

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Polycystic ovary syndrome

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6 Polycystic ovary syndrome Chapter Contents Understanding PCOS 120 Diagnosing PCOS 122 A general practice approach to management 123 Lifestyle modification 123 Achieving pregnancy 123 Irregular and heavy periods 123…

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19: Bone Health and Osteoporosis

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CHAPTER 19 Bone Health and Osteoporosis Osteoporosis, literally “porous bones,” is one of the most common disorders faced by older women in our society today. The National Institutes of Health…

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7: Integrative Strategies During Pregnancy

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CHAPTER 7 Integrative Strategies During Pregnancy The use of dietary supplements and botanicals during pregnancy may be more common than some health care practitioners realize. A recent study of 578…

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