These common issues are often seen by the women’s healthcare provider.
For students first encountering women’s healthcare, I have some advice for you. This will help you avoid mistakes and succeed in providing the best possible care.
It is important that when called to care for these patients, you can do so effectively and efficiently. For both medical and legal reasons, it is important not to have any missteps during the evaluation and management of this issue.
Sadly, this problem is more common than I would have ever imagined, and is found in all social and economic strata. This presentation provides an understanding of the ways these issues may present, and a framework for dealing with the problem.
With the vastly increased life expectancy observed over the last hundred years, menopause has become a much more common issue than in the past. This presentation deals with the physiology, pathology, philosophy and treatment of menopause.
While not primarily a gynecologic issue, this debilitating problem is often seen first in the women’s healthcare provider’s office. The reasons for this, its’ diagnosis and management are explored.
The natural physiology of the uterus is very important in understanding such events as ovulation, fertilization, menstruation, infertility and endometriosis.