This book covers issues of men's health, including screening, diagnosis and management of common disorders and opportunities for prevention and health maintenance. Each chapter pertains to a component of the physical exam and/or organ system. Examples include appropriate survey and screening of the integument, the significance of buccal/dental integrity, tailoring cardiovascular remedies and balancing prostate cancer screening with quality of life. The book follows the methodical approach of a comprehensive wellness visit, including inventory of psychosocial factors, which significantly impact physical well-being. Justification for often overlooked topics in the review of systems, such as sexual history and satisfaction, relationship issues, and vocational fulfillment are provided. This book is written in the spirit of the rich bedside acumen and the art of healing, we must strive to protect. While informative and stimulating, this text serves to remind us of the specialized diagnostic tools we carry between our ears, and the power of healing we possess in our hands as well as the counsel and education we provide to our patients.
Men's Health: A Head to Toe Guide for Clinicians serves as an important and readily accessible resource for primary care physicians, internists and fa mily doctors, physician's assistants and nurse practitioners who care for adult males.
Chapter 1. His Occupation: Safety and Fulfillment Kathleen Fagan, MD, MPH, Rosemary Sokas, MD, MOH Chapter 2. Sunscreens & Ultraviolet light: What you need to know Shilpi Khetarpal, MD, Kenneth Tomecki, MD Chapter 3. His Mouth Gary K. Roberts, DDS Chapter 4: Screening and Management for Pulmonary and Sleep Issues Loutfi S. Aboussouan, MD Chapter 5. His Upper GI Tract Dan E. Azagury, MD, Lyen Camille Huang, MD, MPH Chapter 6. His Lower GI Tract Cindy Kin, MD Chapter 7. Cardiovascular Prevention in Men Rony Lohoud, MD, Irving Franco, MD Chapter 8. Metabolic Syndrome: The Vicious Cycle Jeannette M. Potts, MD Chapter 9. Andrology: Puberty-Fertility-Andropause David P. Guo, MD, Michael L. Eisenberg, MD Chapter 10. Genital Dermatology Alok Vij, MD, Sarah C Vij, MD, Kenneth J Tomecki, MD Chapter 11. Male Sexual Concerns Jeannette Potts, MD Chapter 12. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and LUTS Harcharan Gill, MD Chapter 13. Prostate Cancer Screening Jeannette. M. Potts, MD Chapter 14. Men Have Bladders, Too Christopher K. Payne, MD Chapter 15. Chronic Pelvic Pain "/p>in Men is NOT prostatitis! Jeannette. M. Potts, MD Chapter 16. Male Mental Health: A Peek Inside The Black Box Dean A. Tripp, Ph.D, Hayley Yurgan BScH