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Men's Health 4e

ISBN 9780367360788
Published July 23, 2021 by CRC Press
453 Pages

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Book Description

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




1. Global Men’s Health Issues

Alan White

2. The Urologist and Gender Inequality in Life Expectancy

Tharu Tharakan, Channa Jayasena, Suks Minhas

3. Testicular and Prostate Cancer: A ‘Gendered’ Approach

Clare Moynihan, Robert Huddart

4. Prostate Cancer

Roger S Kirby

5. Testicular Cancer

Thomas Stonier, Alberto Coscione

6. Bladder Cancer

Yasin Bhanji, Max Kates, Trinity J. Bivalacqua

7. Colorectal Cancer

Elaine M Burns, John Northover

8. Cutaneous Melanoma

Daniel Westaby, Hala Aziz, James Larkin, Andrew Furness

9. Smoking and Lung Cancer

10. Liver Cancer in Men

Dimitri Raptis, Charles Imber

11. Renal Cancer in Men

Anna Walsh and Ben Challacombe

12. Overactive Bladder in Men

Heléna Gresty and Jeremy Ockrim

13. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Tom McNicholas

14. Prostatitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain

R. Christopher Doiron and J. Curtis Nickel

15. Hypertension

Mike Kirby

16. Heart Failure

Martin R Cowie, Arvind Singhal

17. Lipids and Lipid-Modifying Therapy

Mike Kirby

18. Cardiovascular Screening for Athletes Men’s Health 4th Edition

Raghav T. Bhatia, Sarandeep Marwaha, Sanjay Sharma

19. Obesity and Men’s Health

David Haslam

20. Myocardial Ischaemia and Angina in Men

Diana A. Gorog, Ying X. Gue, Ying X. Gue

21. Sexual Health Conversations with Men

Anand Patel

22. Diagnosis and Management of Premature Ejaculation

Michael G Wyllie

23. Male Infertility

Abigail Kwok and Marc Lucky

24. Hypogonadism

Maria Satchi, Rowland Rees

25. Peyronie’s Disease Unique Cause of Sexual Dysfunction in Men

Culley C. Carson

26. Surgical Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

Culley C. Carson

27. Hypospadias

Christopher Woodhouse

28. Sexually Transmitted Infections

Hannah Warren

29. Circumcision

Angus HN Whitfield, Hugh N Whitfield

30. Genital Piercing

William R Anderson, Simon AV Holmes

31. Transgender Issues in Assigned Male at Birth (AMAB) Individuals

Morley, I, Rashid T, Morley, R

32. Medical Management to Support Trans Men in a Gender Identity Clinic

Jonny Coxon, Leighton Seal

33. Can Common Men’s Health Problems be Prevented with Early Medication?

Geoffrey Hackett

34. Sexual Risks and Blood-Borne Viruses

Shalini Andrews

35. Top Tips on Coping with Vaginal Dryness for The Man

David Edwards

36. Genital Dermatoses in Men

Mike Dinneen, Chris Bunker, Eoin Dinneen

37. Men and Mental Health

Mark Pearson and Alan Pringle

38. Combat Stress and Mental Health in Veterans

Walter Busuttil

39. Men and Suicide

Alan White, Catherine Ward

40. Male Body Image

Glen Jankowski

41. Autism Spectrum Disorders in Boys and Men

Tony Attwood

42. Diabetes and Men’s Health

Kate Millar and Michael Cummings

43. Oesophagitis and Peptic Ulcer Disease

Benjamin Charles Norton and Philip Woodland

44. Alcohol and Men’s Health

William Gilmore, Sir Ian Gilmore

45. Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids: Use, Misuse and Abuse in Men

Patricia Schartau, Kam Mann

46. Back Pain

Keith Bush, John Tanner

47. Spinal Cord Injuries in Men: Clinical Problems and Management Options

John Reynard

48. Dupuytren’s Contracture

Christopher Rowland Payne, Ivan Bogdanov

49. Men’s Health Policy Developments Across The World

Peter Baker

50. A History of Men’s Health

Jonathan Charles Goddard

51. The Health of Gay Men

Justin Varney

52. Race, Ethnicity and Men’s Health

Derek M. Griffith

53. Men and Help Seeking

Alan White

54. Men at Work

Steven Boorman

55. Men’s Health & The Primary Care Physician

Janine David


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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.