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By Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

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The Encyclopedia of Women's Health meets this problem by way of bringing jointly a magnificent array of specialists on themes from reproductive matters to gastrointestinal health problems. This skilfully edited quantity, trained via present healthiness concerns and health-care realities, bargains readers sensible details, historic features, and destiny instructions, all meticulously researched and very easily offered.
Key positive factors comprise:

-Accessible A-to-Z assurance, together with AIDS, contraception, hormone substitute remedy, teenager being pregnant, sexual harassment, violence, physique picture, entry to future health care and extra.

-Entries spanning the clinical, mental, sociocultural, non secular, and felony arenas.

-Medical issues explored from either traditional and complementary views.

-Cross-cultural info illustrate concerns as they practice to minority ladies, rural girls, the aged, and different underserved populations.

-Special chapters on disparities in women's overall healthiness and overall healthiness care.

-Historical evaluation of girls in future health - as sufferers and as pros.

-Suggested readings and source lists.

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Suggested Resources United Nations. (1995). 1992 statistics projected to 1995. Sex and age distribution of the world’s population. org United States Bureau of Census, Population Division. (1999). United States population estimates by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, 1990–1997. gov/ population/estimates/nation Women in the Workforce Lorann Stallones Historically, women have been found working in six key tasks in a majority of societies: provision of food; care of the home; child care; nursing the sick; teaching; and manufacture of clothing.

In the established career group, more men were group practice owners and women were more likely to be in a solo practice. In a study of job satisfaction of women dentists, 80% of respondents reported that they were satisfied with their career (Price, 1990), and that they had a good working relationship with male and female colleagues and their staff. In studies looking at career patterns of female dentists, it has been found that women are more likely than men to take breaks during their career (Newton, Buck, & Gibbons, 2001; Newton, Thorogood, & Gibbons, 2000).

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