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Sex and Gender Differences in Health and Disease View Table of Contents and Introductory Material
ISBN978-0-89089-471-2

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Sex and Gender Differences in Health and Disease

by Ricky L. Langley

2003 $35.00 376 pp paper

Tags: Health/Health Law, Medical Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This title is out of print and may have reduced or no availability. Please contact us for more information about ordering. (919) 489-7486.


Author Ricky L. Langley provides a comprehensive guide to anatomical, phsyiological, and pathological differences between males and females in an easy-to-use reference with an index format. Chapters deal with organ systems, behavioral differences, and pharmacological/toxicological differences. The book is unique, as it is the most comprehensive compilation available of differences in disease frequency between the sexes.

The main objective of the book is to inform the reader of the important differences in disease between the sexes, and the need to consider the patient's sex in medical diagnosis and treatment.

Physicians, geneticists, anatomists, physiologists, pharmacologists, epidemiologists, toxologists, and gender studies researchers will find extensive information that can be incorporated in their teaching, research, or practice.

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