Spotlight on Women's Health

"To make progress in gender inclusion, we need to be able to measure where we are and where we want to be," stated Elsevier's Chief Executive Officer Kumsal Bayazit, a testament to our commitment to fighting gender bias. Below you will find a selection of reference books that will help you take the first step toward reducing gender bias in medical diagnosis.

Timely and practical information that can greatly augment the care of women across the life cycle.

This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, guest edited by Dr. Diane M. Harper, is devoted to Women's Health. Articles in this issue include: Social Constructs of How Women View and Obtain Their Healthcare; Becoming Reproductive; Family Planning and Contraception; Termination of Pregnancy

Recognizing sex-specific differences to advance the science and clinical care of women with heart failure.

This issue of Heart Failure Clinics, guest edited by Gina Price Lundberg and Laxmi S. Mehta, with consulting editor Eduardo Bossone, will focus on Heart Failure in Women. Topics include, but are not limited to, Gender Based Differences in Risk Factors for Development of Heart Failure, Imaging of Heart Failure

Develop the core skills to respond effectively and compassionately in challenging situations.

Clinical Communication Skills for Medicine is an essential guide to the core skills for effective patient-centered communication. In the twenty years since this book was first published the teaching of these skills has developed and evolved. Today's doctors fully appreciate the importance of communicating successfully and sensitively with people receiving health care and those close to them.

Gender disparities in trauma care: how sex determines treatment, behavior, and the outcome.

This issue of Anesthesiology Clinics, edited by Drs. Maureen McCunn, Mohammed Iqbal Ahmed, and Catherine M. Kuza is dedicated to Cutting-Edge Trauma and Emergency Care

How to deliver effective, truly interdisciplinary health care

There's no better preparation for Nurse Practitioners and others in the adult primary care field! Primary Care: Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, 6th Edition provides the concise yet thorough information that you need in today's fast-paced, interprofessional, collaborative environment.

Understand gender differences and their implications for health to provide the most appropriate care to patients.

Now in its fourth edition, this definitive and popular introduction to human behaviour in the context of health and illness includes three new chapters, many new contributors and a new co-editor.

Bias: How to minimize the hidden impact on thoracic surgical education

This issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics of North America, guest edited by Dr. Edward D. Verrier, is devoted to Education and the Thoracic Surgeon.

Cases call on practitioners to develop interprofessional collaboration skills and reflect the diversity of today's older adults, in many terms, including gender.

Gain expert primary care of older adults with a case-based approach to geriatric primary care and multimorbidity management Written by two leading academic and clinical experts in geriatric primary care.