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With rising prevalence of urinary incontinence and prolapse in aging population in the Western world there is an increasing need for knowledge about this subject. This handy pocketbook summarizes the practical patient management, based upon the available evidence and author's own clinical experience, and indicates controversial areas where we have insufficient evidence. All about urinary incontinence, prolapse and fecal incontinence - the only small book that does all three. Aimed at general practitioners and junior gynecology trainees, it will also be useful for consultant gynecologists with no previous formal urogynecological training.


Taking the History.- Physical Examination.- How to Manage the Patient After History and Examination.- How to Conduct Urodynamic Studies: Essentials of a Good Urodynamic Report.- Outcome Measures Used to Assess Response.- Conservative Therapy of Urodynamic Stress Incontinence.- Step-by-Step Guide to Treatment of Overactive Bladder (OAB)/Detrusor Overactivity.- Anal Incontinence and Disorders of Obstructive Defecation.- Surgery for Urodynamic Stress Incontinence.- Management of Prolapse.- Recurrent Bacterial Cystitis in Women.- Interstitial Cystitis.


Dr Kate Moore is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St George Hospital and The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia. She has written numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and is also an Associate editor of International Urogynecology Journal and Associate editor of Continence Journal of Australia.


From the reviews:
"This is one of the few pocket-sized books on urogynecology aimed to provide residents in training with an overview of the practical elements of the specialty based on current evidence without lengthy discussion of controversies.The author sought to fill a need for a concise book that residents in training or medical students rotating in urogynecology can refer to for a quick how-to guide. It can also serve to provide gynecologists with no formal training in urogynecology with a practical update on the topic. Recently, the number of comprehensive reference books on female urology/urogynecology has significantly increased, but there remains a need for concise pocket-sized books. The author has done a good job in addressing the need. This book has many things to offer. It is concise, current, practical, and most importantly evidence-based. All of these characteristics make it an excellent pocket reference for students and residents in training and a good source of updates for gynecologists, urologists, or general practitioners with no formal training in the field." (Adonis K. Hijaz, Doody's Book Review Service(TM), 2006)
"This concise book is aimed at junior trainees starting to learn in the field of urogynaecology as a clear 'how to do it' pocket guide. ... The recommendations of the International Continence Society are followed throughout the book in terms, assessment methods and management plans, illustrating to trainees how to base their learning on proper standards from the start. ... The book represents an invaluable resource to those starting to learn urogynaecology." (Sharif I. M. F. Ismail, International Urogynecology Journal, Vol. 19, 2008)
EAN: 9781846281648
ISBN: 1846281644
Untertitel: Evidence-based Clinical Practice. 61 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen, 3 Tabellen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2006
Seitenanzahl: XII
Format: kartoniert
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