Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Handbook for Clinicians

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Handbook for Clinicians

Over 500 pages of detailed tables, flowcharts and figures make this book a huge resource for all medical professionals dealing with disorders of reproduction. Chapters cover a wide-range of topics from amenorrhea to ART. This completely revised and updated 2nd Edition is sure to be a classic pocket reference for clinicians ranging from nurses to medical students, residents, fellows and practicing physicians. Carefully referenced and filled with tables, flowcharts, figures and packed with helpful hints this handbook will prove indispensable.

The Reproductive Rights Reader: Law, Medicine, and the Construction of Motherhood (Critical America)

The Reproductive Rights Reader: Law, Medicine, and the Construction of Motherhood (Critical America)

Since the passage of Roe v. Wade, the debate over reproductive rights has dominated America’s courts, legislatures, and streets. The contributors to The Reproductive Rights Reader embrace reproductive justice for all women, but challenge mainstream legal and political solutions based on protecting free choice via neutral governmental policies, which frequently ignore or jeopardize the interests of women of color and the poor. Instead, the pieces in this interdisciplinary book—including both legal cases and articles by legal scholars, historians, sociologists, political scientists and others—favor a critical analysis that addresses the concrete material conditions that limit choices, the role of law and social policy in creating those conditions, and the gendered power dynamics that inform and are reinforced by the regulation of human reproduction.The selections demonstrate that the right to choice isn’t an automatic guarantee of reproductive justice and gender equality; to truly achieve this ideal it is essential to recognize the complexity of women’s reproductive experiences and needs. Divided into four sections, the book examines feminist critiques of medical knowledge and practice; and the legal regulation of pregnancy termination, conception and child-bearing, and behavior during pregnancy.

More Than Medicine: A History of the Feminist Women's Health Movement

More Than Medicine: A History of the Feminist Women's Health Movement

In 1948, the Constitution of the World Health Organization declared, “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Yet this idea was not predominant in the United States immediately after World War II, especially when it came to women’s reproductive health. Both legal and medical institutions—and the male legislators and physicians who populated those institutions—reinforced women’s second class social status and restricted their ability to make their own choices about reproductive health care. In More Than Medicine, Jennifer Nelson reveals how feminists of the ‘60s and ‘70s applied the lessons of the new left and civil rights movements to generate a women’s health movement. The new movement shifted from the struggle to revolutionize health care to the focus of ending sex discrimination and gender stereotypes perpetuated in mainstream medical contexts. Moving from the campaign for legal abortion to the creation of community clinics and feminist health centers, Nelson illustrates how these activists revolutionized health care by associating it with the changing social landscape in which women had power to control their own life choices. More Than Medicine poignantly reveals how social justice activists in the United States gradually transformed the meaning of health care, pairing traditional notions of medicine with less conventional ideas of “healthy” social and political environments.

Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery: A Practical Guide

Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery: A Practical Guide

Now in a completely revised and expanded third edition, including six new chapters, this user-friendly textbook offers a succinct overview of both the medical and surgical management of reproductive disorders, as well as coverage of associated imaging modalities. Included here are updated chapters on major reproductive endocrinology and infertility issues, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), pubertal disorders, amenorrhea, menopause, management of endometriosis and fibroids (including interventional radiology), laboratory and clinical aspects of assisted reproductive technologies (ART), imaging modalities such as ultrasonography and sonohysterography, and hysteroscopic and laparoscopic techniques. New chapters include an expansion of female infertility and fertility, preimplantation diagnosis and screening, osteoporosis, and contraception and sterilization. In addition, each chapter opens with a clinical case presentation and a list of keywords relevant to the topic at hand.   Residents, fellows, and new clinicians of obstetrics and gynecology interested in reproductive endocrinology and infertility will find Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery: A Practical Guide a valuable and focused reference.

Human Reproductive Biology, Fourth Edition

Human Reproductive Biology, Fourth Edition

The fourth edition of Human Reproductive Biology―winner of a 2015 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from The Text and Academic Authors Association―emphasizes the biological and biomedical aspects of human reproduction, explains advances in reproductive science and discusses the choices and concerns of today. Generously illustrated in full color, the text provides current information about human reproductive anatomy and physiology. This expansive text covers the full range of topics in human reproduction, from the biology of male and female systems to conception, pregnancy, labor and birth. It goes on to cover issues in fertility and its control, population growth and family planning, induced abortion and sexually transmitted diseases. This is the ideal book for courses on human reproductive biology, with chapter introductions, sidebars on related topics, chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading.Winner of a 2015 Texty Award from the Text and Academic Authors AssociationBeautifully redrawn full-color illustrations complement completely updated material with the latest research results, and clear, logical presentation of topicsCovers the basic science of reproduction―endocrinology, anatomy, physiology, development, function and senescence of the reproductive system―as well as applied aspects including contraception, infertility and diseases of the reproductive systemNew companion website features full-color illustrations as PowerPoint and jpeg files for both professors and students to use for study and presentations

Atlas of Oocytes, Zygotes and Embryos in Reproductive Medicine by Van den Bergh, Marc, Ebner, Professor Thomas, Elder, Kay (2012) Hardcover

Atlas of Oocytes, Zygotes and Embryos in Reproductive Medicine by Van den Bergh, Marc, Ebner, Professor Thomas, Elder, Kay (2012) Hardcover

Atlas of Oocytes, Zygotes and Embryos in Reproductive Medicine by Van den Bergh, Marc, Ebner, Professor Thomas, Elder, Kay (2012) Hardcover...

Ultrasonography in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility (Cambridge Medicine (Hardcover))

Ultrasonography in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility (Cambridge Medicine (Hardcover))

Nowhere has the impact of ultrasonography been more dramatic than in reproductive medicine, particularly in the diagnosis of female and male infertility, the management of assisted reproductive procedures and the monitoring of early pregnancy. This authoritative textbook encompasses the complete role of ultrasonography in the evaluation of infertility and assisted reproduction. Covering every indication for ultrasonography in assisted reproductive technology, this will prove an invaluable resource in the evaluation of the infertile patient and optimization of the outcome of treatment. The interpretation of images to improve fertility and reproductive success is emphasized throughout. Ultrasonography in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility is essential reading for clinicians working both in IVF clinics and in office practice. It will be particularly useful to gynecologists, infertility specialists, ultrasonographers and radiologists working in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, assisted reproductive technology, ultrasonography and radiology.

The Boston IVF Handbook of Infertility: A Practical Guide for Practitioners Who Care for Infertile Couples, Fourth Edition (Reproductive Medicine and Assisted Reproductive Techniques)

The Boston IVF Handbook of Infertility: A Practical Guide for Practitioners Who Care for Infertile Couples, Fourth Edition (Reproductive Medicine and Assisted Reproductive Techniques)

Based on the gold standard procedures and protocols developed at Boston IVF, this new edition of a bestselling text continues to provide a structured approach to treating the infertile couple that can be of benefit to the gynecologist, reproductive endocrinologist, and reproductive medicine nurse alike. Both clinical and laboratory techniques are included, with material on preconception care. New to this edition are chapters on fertility care for the LGBT community, endometriosis, elective egg freezing, and effective nursing.

Reproductive Medicine: Molecular, Cellular and Genetic Fundamentals

Reproductive Medicine: Molecular, Cellular and Genetic Fundamentals

Focusing on the cutting edge of recent medical knowledge and advances, this new edition of Fauser's highly acclaimed advanced textbook fills a unique role. Reproductive Medicine: Molecular, Cellular, and Genetic Fundamentals explains and clarifies for non-specialist physicians the complex biochemistry and biology underlying the current practice of assisted reproduction - understanding which is now essential for all those hoping to practice successfully in this field. The first edition, Molecular Biology in Reproductive Medicine represented a ground-breaking initiative in presenting complicated science in a comprehensible and practical way and received accolades from many authoritative reviewers for its remarkable achievement. The new edition takes this initiative to a new level, completely re-writing the original edition, incorporating and interpreting the latest research findings of this extraordinarily fast-moving field, while keeping those features that made the first edition a bestseller. With a uniquely distinguished team of international contributors, Reproductive Medicine: Molecular, Cellular, and Genetic Fundamentals represents the current state of knowledge essential for the most effective application of assisted reproduction techniques.


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