Certain aspects of gynecology as related to geriatrics

by George William Kosmak

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott in [U.S

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StatementGeo. W. Kosmak.
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Gynecologists treat both anatomic and functional aspects of urogenital health and health maintenance. Certain well-known age-related changes are secondary to estrogen deficiency and are easily treated with estrogen replacement.

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Closely associated with these specialties is anesthesiology. Dermatology has an intermediate position between surgical and nonsurgical fields. Certain aspects of gynecology as related to geriatrics book GYNECOLOGY Gyn 7 (Level A): Gynecologists treat both anatomic and functional aspects of urogenital health and health maintenance.

Certain well-known age-related changes are secondary to estrogen defi-ciency and are easily treated with estrogen replacement. However, age-related functionalFile Size: KB. The focus of this chapter is to address several commonly encountered gynecologic issues in postmenopausal women, with particular attention given to aspects that must be considered when caring for women in the geriatric age group.

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