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Scialli AR, ed. 1999. The National Women's Health Resource Center book of women's health: Your comprehensive guide to health and well-being. New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 680 pp.
William Morrow and Company 10 East 53rd Street New York, NY 10022 Telephone: 212-207-7000Website: http://www.harpercollins.com/imprints/index.aspx?imprintid=518003$35.00. Document Number: ISBN 0-688-12434-8.
Telephone: 212-207-7000Website: http://www.harpercollins.com/imprints/index.aspx?imprintid=518003$35.00. Document Number: ISBN 0-688-12434-8.
Written for the woman consumer, this book discusses health and well-being throughout her lifespan. Part one gives advice on healthy sexual practices, nutrition, physical activity, menopause, and how best to use her health-care practitioner. Part two considers special issues in reproductive health, cosmetic surgery, mental health, abuse, and occupational and environmental issues. The third part focuses on pregnancy and childbirth in all its stages, both physical and emotional. Part four talks about medical disorders and diseases of women in topics such as breast disorders, menstrual problems, sexually transmitted diseases, urinary tract infections, reproductive system problems, cardiovascular problems, oral health, musculoskeletal disorders, and skin problems. The book closes with sections on common medical tests and procedures, a glossary, and an index.
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