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 Nonreproductive Health Issues

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating variables that arise in the health care of women who are HIV positive or have AIDS, women with breast or gynecological cancer, and the use of hormone replacement therapy for ... More


Gynaecological cancer

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

in Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192628114
eISBN:
9780191730115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter covers the most prevalent types of gynaecological cancer, including the universally recognized symptoms and treatment of such diseases. It begins with cervical cancer, which is the third ... More


The management of odours and discharges in gynaecological cancer

Teresa Tate

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Society imposes strict rules on the behaviour of a person particularly with personal hygiene. It is often expected that an individual will smell pleasantly, and in the case of discharges it is ... More


Endometrial cancer: fundamentals and advanced disease

John J. Kavanagh

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter focuses on endometrial cancer, the number one common gynaecological cancer in the United States and the second most common in the United Kingdom. Cancer of the uterus is predominantly a ... More


The last days of life

John Ellershaw

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Women with incurable gynaecological cancer are faced with a complex journey. They may undergo both curative and palliative treatments. They are often subjected to a sense of uncertainty. At one time, ... More


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