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The Vulva and Vagina Manual

The Vulva and Vagina Manual

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Intended specifically for gynaecologists, dermatologists, obstetricians, midwives,General Practitioners, practice and general nurses, ‘The Vulva and Vagina Manual’ is a comprehensive, easy-to-read guide to assist with the identification and treatment of vulvovaginal diseases.

  • Edited By: David Allen, Graeme Dennerstein, Grazia Marin, James Scurry, John Brenan
  • Published Date: February 9, 2011
  • Publisher: Ausmed Publications
  • ISBN: 0-646-44531-6

Overview

Intended specifically for gynaecologists, dermatologists, obstetricians, midwives,General Practitioners, practice and general nurses, ‘The Vulva and Vagina Manual’ is a comprehensive, easy-to-read guide to assist with the identification and treatment of vulvovaginal diseases. This manual explicates 275 of these diseases and includes a huge variety of full-colour pictures to ensure a more thorough understanding.

Key Features

  • The most complete classification published of vulvovaginal disorders based on aetiology (275 diseases).
  • 301 colour photographs (clinical and histological).
  • A guide to the modes of presentation for each disease as an aid to the clinician.
  • A descriptive summary of each disease, its clinical and pathological features and treatment guidelines.
  • A basics chapter describing the anatomy, physiology, embryology, histology and microbiology of the normal lower female genital tract.
  • Informative discussion on vulvovaginal diseases from the perspective of each of the contributing medical specialists and the psychologist. All five authors have had a long standing interest in this field.

About the Editors/Authors

David Allen

David Allen MBChB, MMed, PhD, FCOG(SA) FRANZCOG, CGO, is a certified gynaecological oncologist practicing at the Mercy Hospital for Women and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Melbourne.

Graeme Dennerstein

Graeme Dennerstein RFD, MBBS, FRCOG, FRANZCOG, is a Melbourne-based obstetrician and gynaecologist whose special interest in this field started with research into the cytology of the vulva as part of his postgraduate studies in obstetrics and gynaecology. Previously, he headed the Dermogynaecology Clinic at the Mercy Hospital for Women in East Melbourne.

Grazia Marin

Grazia Marin MAPS is a psychologist in private practice in Melbourne and past committee member and Education Officer of the Victorian Psychosexual Society. She is also a member of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases and is serving on its Patient Education and Sexual Difficulties committees.

James Scurry

James Scurry MBBS, FRCPA, is one of Australia’s leading gynaecological pathologists. He is a pathologist in Newcastle, New South Wales.

John Brenan

John Brenan MBBS, FACD, is a dermatologist practicing in Melbourne. He is a past President of the Australian College of Dermatology, consultant dermatologist to the Mercy Hospital for Women and the original dermatologist for the Dermogynaecology Clinic.


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