Gynaecological diagnostic procedures

Gynaecological diagnostic procedures

Don't ask your gynecologist if you need a hysterectomy...

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Zelda Abramson
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the history of gynecology and how the hysterectomy came to be the most common surgery performed on women in Canada today. Identifies why this approach is problematic for women's health. 

 


A gynecologist's second opinion: the questions and answers you need to take charge of your health

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English
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Paper
Author: 
William H. Parker
Rachel L. Parker
Publisher: 
Penguin Books Canada Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Aims to provide women with an understanding of how our bodies should work, and an educated idea of what has gone wrong when a problem arises.

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ISBN 0452283920
WGYN.P37 2003
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network : Written in a Q& A format, the book attempts to provide women with an understanding of how our bodies should work, and an educated idea of what has gone wrong when a problem arises. Clear descriptions of common problems with multiple and up-to-date treatment options, paired with stories of women who have dealt with them, make this an easy-to-use reference.

Gynecological examination of women exposed in utero to DES

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English
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Online
Author: 
DES Action Canada
Publisher: 
D.E.S. Action Canada
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Outlines amplifications and additional techniques for physicians performing a gynaecological examination of women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol (DES).

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