The Yale Guide to Women’s Reproductive Health From Menarche to Menopause Mary Jane Minkin, Carol V. Wright
- Publication date:
- 10 Apr 2003
- Yale University Press
- 464 pages: 235 x 178mm
- 33 b-w illus.
With warmth and understanding, Dr. Minkin and coauthor Carol V. Wright respond to questions about the gynecological issues that concern women today, including sexual activity, contraception, and family planning. Readers of The Yale Guide to Women’s Reproductive Health will learn how the female body works, what problems may arise, and what solutions are available—in short, they will become better prepared to participate in their own health care and to make healthy decisions.
?A clear, readable, and comprehensive book that explains things you never learned in school?but should have?about your body.??Alan H. DeCherney, M.D., University of California, Los Angeles
?In this time of so much controversy in women?s health, The Yale Guide to Women?s Reproductive Health takes the lead in clearing up confusing issues that are very important to women.??Kristen Zarfos, MD, FACS, Medical Director, University of Connecticut Women?s Health Program, and assistant professor of surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington
"A sensible and comprehensive reference whether for planning a visit to the doctor or seeking everyday information on the workings of the female body."?Manushag N. Powell, Graduate Student, University of California, Los Angeles
?A wonderful book about women?s health issues of crucial importance to us all, particularly the young. While extremely informative, it is written with candor, wisdom, humor, and love. Perfect for my teenage daughter.??Valerie Harper
"An outstanding book that should be in every library, including elementary schools, for the benefit of teachers and school nurses. The authors write clearly and as though speaking directly to patients. Information is practical, based on current research, and never demeaning to women. . . . Essential."?Choice
?This comprehensive book addresses nearly every aspect of reproductive health in readable, straightforward language. The authors provide the scientific background women need to make vital personal decisions about sexual activity, contraception, family planning and maintaining reproductive health.??Yale Medicine
Selected by Choice Magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2003