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Author Murphy, Magnus, 1963-

Title Pelvic health and childbirth : what every woman needs to know / Magnus Murphy, and Carol L. Wasson ; foreword by Linda Brubaker.

Imprint New York : Prometheus Books, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    617.55 MUR    Available
Description 312 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A silent epidemic -- On the quality of life -- Understanding the pelvic floor -- The pelvic fascia -- Pelvic nerve injuries -- Pelvic floor disorders & childbirth: an overview -- Understanding urinary incontinence -- Non-surgical treatments for stress urinary incontinence -- Surgery for treating urinary incontinence -- Anal incontinence -- Genital prolapse -- Treatment options for genital prolapse -- Complications of pelvic floor surgery -- Pelvic pain -- Evolution and childbirth -- The complexity of choice -- The great cesarean rate debate -- Cesarean birth: the facts -- The forum -- Another perspective -- The rest of the story.
Subject Pelvic floor -- Diseases.
Natural childbirth -- Complications.
Cesarean section -- Complications.
Genital Diseases, Female -- etiology -- Popular Works.
Delivery, Obstetric -- Popular Works.
Pelvic Floor -- surgery -- Popular Works.
Urinary Incontinence -- etiology -- Popular Works.
Added Author Wasson, Carol L.
ISBN 1591020786 (pbk. : alk. paper) : $21.00

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