Breast Care: A Clinical Guidebook for Women’s Primary Health Care Providers

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William H. Hindle
Springer Science & Business Media, 1998 M12 21 - 464 páginas
Breast Care: A Clinical Guidebook for Women's Primary Health Care Providers presents the expertise and protocols of the renowned Breast Diagnostic Center at USC School of Medicine's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. A user-friendly reference for the primary care physician, this book details the management of both benign and malignant breast diseases. Topics include: * the clinical examination and instruction for self-exam * mammography for both screening and diagnosis, management of the abnormal mammogram * lactation and breast feeding * diagnosis and treatment of lumps, cysts, fibroadenomas * fine-needle aspiration and ultrasound guided tissue core needle biopsy * evaluation and management of mastalgia * menstrual and hormonal therapy effects on the breast * the cosmetically treated breast * guidelines for follow-up and surveillance An important section on consultation and referrals reviews the roles of the radiologist, oncologist, and surgeon and provides the primary care physician with the information necessary to counsel the patient on the myriad aspects of multidisciplinary treatment planning. The text includes more than 100 illustrations and algorithms -- with 16 in color -- as well as "Practice Guides" which organize the key practice points, signs, and symptoms. This is a must-have handbook for all providers of health care to women.
 

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very good book for radiologist doing breast awarness in areas with no screning programs so we need to enhance the primary care provider what to do this book is very helpfull

Contenido

Breast Disease for Primary Health Care Providers for Women An Overview
1
Application of EvidenceBased Medicine to the Care of the Breast
20
Development and Growth of the Breast
28
Breast Examination
40
Screening Mammography
52
Mammography in a Breast Center
69
Practical Diagnostic Breast Ultrasonography
80
FineNeedle Aspiration at the Breast Diagnostic Center
91
Breast Radiation Therapy
242
Reconstruction of the Breast After Cancer Surgery Overview
252
Plastic Surgery for Common Breast Problems
262
Breast Cancer Hereditary Risk Assessment and Counseling Services
270
Breast Cancer and Exogenous Estrogen in Oral Contraceptives and Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement
276
Social Work Perspective and Psychosocial Resources
291
Breast Care A Psychosocial View
297
Modern Treatment of Lymphedema
308

Aspiration Cytology of Breast Cancer Development and Acceptance as a Diagnostic Procedure
107
FineNeedle Aspiration Cytology of the Breast
109
Pathology of the Female Breast
124
Biopsy of Benign Breast Masses by Obstetrician Gynecologists in the Breast Diagnostic Center
135
Excision of a Palpable Breast Mass in Private Primary Care Practice
141
Evaluation of a Palpable Dominant Mass Solid or Cyst
148
Mastalgia
152
Nipple Discharge
166
Galactorrhea
171
Mastitis
177
Fibrocystic Changes
186
Fibroadenoma
190
Multidisciplinary Treatment Planning and Patient Counseling
194
Surgery for Breast Cancer
206
Adjunctive Systemic Therapy for Breast Cancer
225
Surveillance of Women on Tamoxifen
240
Pregnancy Before During and After Breast Cancer
312
Breast Problems Specific to Pregnancy and the Peripartum Period
322
Breastfeeding and Lactation
327
Medical Legal Considerations for the Primary Care Physician Regarding Care of the Breast
349
The Breast Diagnostic Center Experience and Protocols
357
Breast Care and Surgery by ObstetricianGynecologists in a Rural Setting
369
Breast Care by Primary Care Providers in Rural Areas
376
Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Breast Problems
381
Natural History of Breast Cancer Clinical and Biologic Features Dictating Management An Opinion Based on Personal Experience
395
Organization of the Breast Diagnostic Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
420
Reporting System
429
Breast Cancer Staging
433
Glossary of Abbreviations and Signs
436
Glossary of Definitions of Terms as Used in This Text
439
Index
447
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