- Provides easy-to-navigate information on a broad range of gynecological topics
- Presents up-to-date recommendations for screening, diagnostic criteria, treatment options and more
- Serves as a practical resource for OB/GYNs, health care professionals, and students
- Shares work by authors and editors who are authorities in the field of gynecology
Covering all aspects of gynecology commonly encountered in day-to-day practice, this exhaustive work provides a practical, one-stop reference work for clinicians working in the field. This carefully-designed volume includes ten sections, beginning with comprehensive coverage of office-based gynecology, and continuing on to present disease processes and management information by patient age group. Each chapter includes background information, current recommendations for screening, diagnostic criteria, common and uncommon associated problems, approach to diagnosis, summary of treatment options, and an overview of ICD-9/10 codes for specific diagnoses. The handbook concludes with an easy-to-navigate presentation of minimally-invasive operations, surgical procedures, neoplasms, and pathology. Advantages and risks associated with management of particular diseases are covered, along with multiple tips for avoiding complications. Edited by experts and presenting the most recent developments in gynecological practice, The Handbook of Gynecology is an invaluable reference for OB/GYNs, family medicine and internal medicine clinicians, medical students, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare providers.
Dr. Donna Shoupe is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California, and has edited two books for Springer previously. A new edition of her book, "The Handbook of Contraception," is currently in development. She has authored numerous scientific papers and book chapters and presents her research work across the globe. She maintains an active private practice where she specializes in medical and surgical treatment of fibroids, hormone deficiency problems, surgical and medical treatment of abnormal bleeding and infertility. Dr. Shoupe is a staff physician at the Keck Hospital of USC.