Since its first edition, Men's Health has established itself as the essential reference for practitioners across the spectrum of medicine - including those working in urology, andrology, cardiology, endocrinology, family practice and mental health. For this fully updated fourth edition the editors have again assembled an international team of expert authors to write on an encyclopedic range of topics, making this an invaluable resource for any health professional interested in maintaining and improving the health of their male patients.
- Comprehensive coverage of every aspect of men's health and the gender gap.
- Includes the latest research on cardiovascular risks.
- Assesses the specific issues concerning men and cancer.
- Examines the often overlooked aspects of mental health as it affects men.
- Incorporates new developments in metabolic medicine and men.
Table of Contents
Foreword. Preface. Contributors. Global Men’s Health Issues. The Urologist and Gender Inequality in Life Expectancy. Testicular and Prostate Cancer: A ‘Gendered’ Approach. Prostate Cancer. Testicular Cancer. Bladder Cancer. Colorectal Cancer. Cutaneous Melanoma. Smoking and Lung Cancer. Liver Cancer in Men. Renal Cancer in Men. Overactive Bladder in Men. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). Prostatitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain. Hypertension. Heart Failure. Lipids and Lipid-Modifying Therapy. Cardiovascular Screening for Athletes Men’s Health 4th Edition. Obesity and Men’s Health. Myocardial Ischaemia and Angina in Men. Sexual Health Conversations with Men. Diagnosis and Management of Premature Ejaculation. Male Infertility. Hypogonadism. Peyronie’s Disease Unique Cause of Sexual Dysfunction in Men. Surgical Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction. Hypospadias. Sexually Transmitted Infections. Circumcision. Genital Piercing. Transgender Issues in Assigned Male at Birth (AMAB) Individuals. Medical Management to Support Trans Men in a Gender Identity Clinic. Can Common Men’s Health Problems be Prevented with Early Medication? Sexual Risks and Blood-Borne Viruses. Top Tips on Coping with Vaginal Dryness for The Man. Genital Dermatoses in Men. Men and Mental Health. Combat Stress and Mental Health in Veterans. Men and Suicide. Male Body Image. Autism Spectrum Disorders in Boys and Men. Diabetes and Men’s Health. Oesophagitis and Peptic Ulcer Disease. Alcohol and Men’s Health. Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids: Use, Misuse and Abuse in Men. Back Pain. Spinal Cord Injuries in Men: Clinical Problems and Management Options. Dupuytren’s Contracture. Men’s Health Policy Developments Across The World. A History of Men’s Health. The Health of Gay Men. Race, Ethnicity and Men’s Health. Men and Help Seeking. Men at Work. Men’s Health & The Primary Care Physician. Index.
Roger Kirby MA MD FRCS(Urol) FEBU is Professor of Urology, Consultant Urologist and Medical Director of the Prostate Centre, London. he has performed over 2000 radical prostatectomy operations, written over 60 books and published more than 300 scientific papers. He is founder and current editor of the journal Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases and editor of the Trends in Urology and Men's Health. Culley C. Carson III MD is the Rhodes Distinguished Professor in the UNC Department of Urology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Carson specializes in the area of men's health, including the treatment of Peyronie's disease and erectile dysfunction. His research is also focused in the area of men’s health, including erectile dysfunction, peyronie’s disease, and penile prostheses. He has published more than 200 peer review publications and edited several textbooks. Professor Alan White BSc RGN MSc PhD, a Registered Nurse, is the Founder and Co-director of the Centre for Men’s Health at Leeds Beckett University and Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Men’s Health Forum (England & Wales). He has recently headed up an international team of academics for ‘The State of Men’s Health in Europe Report’ for the European Commission. Michael Kirby MBBS LRCP MRCS FRCP is Visiting Professor to the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, consultant to the Centre for Research In Primary And Community Care (CRIPACC) at the University of Hertfordshire and to the Institute of Diabetes in Older People (IDOP) at the University of Bedfordshire. His clinical work is now at the Prostate Centre in London, where he deals with cardiovascular, metabolic, urologic and endocrine problems. He has published more than 400 clinical papers and 30 books.