A Clinician's Guide to Reproductive Health (Hardcover)
Reproductive health encompasses the major areas of adolescent health and maternal health that are subject to the social and cultural perspectives on contraception, abortion, child and forced marriage, etc. Current models of maternal health ideally encompass prenatal and postnatal care, family planning and preconception. During childbirth, severe bleeding, high blood pressure, delivery complications and infections place women at high risk. Such risks magnify with younger age. The field of reproductive medicine addresses the issues pertaining to reproductive health such as birth control, infertility, sexual dysfunction, puberty, sexual education, etc. The advancement in assisted reproductive technology, imaging, surgery and pharmacology has facilitated the necessary treatment and assessment for ensuring optimum reproductive health. This book studies, analyzes and upholds the pillars of reproductive health and its utmost significance in modern times. It includes some of the vital pieces of work being conducted across the world, on various topics related to reproductive health. For all those who are interested in this field, this book can prove to be an essential guide.