Ellen Schur, MD; Joann Elmore, MD, MPH
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Schur E., Elmore J.; Women's Health in Mid-Life: A Primary Care Guide. Ann Intern Med. 2004;141:824. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-141-10-200411160-00026
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2004;141(10):824.
Women's Health in Mid-Life: A Primary Care Guide Rosenfeld JA, ed. 386 pages. New York: Cambridge Univ Pr; 2004. $55.00. ISBN 0521823404. Order at http://www.cup.org.
Field of medicine: Women's health.
Format: Softcover book.
Audience: Health care providers practicing primary care for women approximately 40 to 65 years of age.
Purpose: To highlight the health care needs and concerns of women in mid-life and offer suggestions for primary care clinicians.
Content: While one's definition of “mid-life” may depend on one's own age, the authors of this book define it as “from the end of childbearing to old age” or “approximately 40 to 65 years of age.” The content is divided into 4 main sections: 1) health promotion, 2) hormonal changes, 3) disease prevention, and 4) cancer prevention.
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