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Demedicalizing Women's Health, Vol.1

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ISBN: 9788121210348    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2009     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 314        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Amarjeet Singh is professor, Community Medicine, School of Public Health. He has published more than 120 research articles in various journals and also written 4 chapters...Read more
Description About The Author:- Amarjeet Singh is professor, Community Medicine, School of Public Health. He has published more than 120 research articles in various journals and also written 4 chapters in different books. He has also a co-author in 3 books on public health. His research interest include health promotion and health behavior, women's health.,(Mrs.) Indarjit Walia is principal of National Institute of Nursing Education, PGIMER, Chandigarh. She specializes in Community Health Nursing. Lakhbir Dhaliwal is Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh. Her research interests include Infertility, Reproductive Endocrinology, Fertility Regulation and Gynecological Oncology. She has published 90 research papers in National and International journals and presented her research work at 82 National and International Conferences. She is in charge of Infertility Clinic of the Institute for the last 26 years and has established IVF facility at the institute. She is the Programme Director of WHO/CCRC and HRRC/ICMR and also of the Endoscope training on "Minimally Invasive Gynecology" in collaboration with United Nations University and Karl Storz.Contents:- Vol.1 Contents, Foreword, Dr. Meera Malik, Preface, Dr. AJ Singh, List of Contributors, Demedicalization and Women Empowerment, Dr. Atreyi Ganguli, Dr. Rajit Gupta and Dr. AJ Singh, Why Demedicalization is Important, Mrs. Manju Wadwalkar and Dr. AJ Singh, . Adolescent Health, Dr. Pragya Sinha, Dr. Suneela Garg, Dr. VK Gupta, . Anaemia in Women, Dr. Saira Mehnaz, . Backache in Women - Some Guidelines on Self, Care, Dr. Atreyi Ganguli and Dr. Amarjeet Singh, . Breast Self Examination: -You Can Take Care of, Your Breast Yourself, Mrs. Reeta Devi, Dr. M.M. Singh, . Cancer Cervix - Self Care by Women on, Radiotherapy, Ms. Kusum Lata Fotedar, Ms. Saroj Sharma, Dr. BD, Gupta, Dr. Sushma Kumari Saini, . Congenital Anomalies: Tips for Prevention, Dr. Chinmayee Panda & Dr. Amarjeet Singh Demedicalizing Women's Health, . Dental Health: Gum Disease (Gingivitis) in, Pregnancy, Dr. Rajit Gupta and Dr. Atreyi Ganguli, . Diabetes - A Self Care Manual, Dr. Kiran Batra, Satwant Baltej, Dr. R.J. Dash, Dr. Sushma Kumari Saini, . Domestic Violence, Dr. Ananya Ray Laskar, Dr. Suneela Garg, Dr. V.K. Gupta, . Dryness of Eyes - Application of Warm, Compresses on Eyelids to Improve Lacrimation, Ms. Madhu Malini, Dr. Indarjit Walia, Dr. Sukhwinder, Kaur, Dr. Sushma Kumari Saini, . Epilepsy Management, Ms. Philomina K. Augstine, Ms. Prabjot Kaur, Ms. Satwant Baltej, Dr. IMS Sawhney, Dr. Sushma Kumari Saini, . Female Feticide and Sex Selection Techniques, and Declining Sex Ratio in India, Dr. Sutapa Niyogi Banerjee and Dr. AJ Singh, . Fibre in Diet of Family - The Role of Women, Mrs. Manju Wadwalkar, . First Aid by the Lady of the House - Management, of Common Illnesses at Household Level and, Self Care, Dr. Sonu Goel & Dr. AJ Singh, . Foul Smell from Mouth, . Dr. Ranjit Gupta, . Hair Hygiene, Ms. Manpreet Kaur, . Healthy Lifestyle Guidelines for Girl Students :, A Salutogenic Perspective, Dr. Suraj Singh Senjam, Dr. Parveen Bhalla and, Dr. Amarjeet Singh, . Heart Diseas in Women, Dr. Anuradha Tripathi, Contents , . HIV / AIDS in Women, Dr. Ananya Ray Laskar, Dr. V.K. Gupta, Dr. Suneela, Garg, . Infertility, Dr. Lakhbir Dhaliwal & Dr. AJ Singh,About The Book:- This Book Is About Women Empowerment. It Is An Initiative To Give Freedom To Women From The Clutches Of Medicalization. As The Title Indicates The Book's Main Emphasis Is On Demedicalization Because There Has Been A Growing Uneasiness And Restlessness In Many Sections Of Society About The Increasing Trend Of More And More Of Our Daily Routine Being Regulated By Doctors And Medicine. Solution To Every Problem Is Being Brought Under The Purview Of Medicine. This Is Happening Not Without The Ubiquitous Side Effects. It Was Thought That This Medicalization Trend Itself Needs To Be Curbed And Regulated. This Book Which Is A Humble Attempt In This Direction. It Should However, Be Made Clear That This Book Does Not Advocate That No Medicine Should Be Taken. The Main Emphasis Of The Book Is To Impress Upon The Reader That Much (Relief) Can Be Achieved Without Medicine/Doctors. If Needed, Doctors' Help/Hospital Visit May Be Considered. The Book Focuses On Women As They Have Been Documented To Lack Adequate Access To Health. A World Of Optimal And Widespread Health Is Obviously A World Of Minimal And Only Occasional Medical Intervention. The Book Repeatedly Emphasizes A Life-Style That Is Conducive To Well-Being. Such A Life-Style Envisages Physical Exercise, Healthy Diet, Yoga, Spiritual Orientation, Meditation And Philanthropic Activities. The Book Includes A Series Of Home Remedies--Many Of These Have Been Tried In Research Format By The Faculty Of Various Medical Institutes. There Is Extensive Description And Ample Illustrations Related To The Women's Diseases. The Range Of The Diseases That The Book Has Described Includes Hair Loss, Dental Health, Foul Smell From The Mouth, Feticide And Skewed Sex-Ratio, Epilepsy, Cancer, Infertility, Knee Pain, Hiv/Aids. In Each Case The Book Does Not Stop At Giving The Physical Remedy. The Importance Of Emotional Support, Mental And Emotional Equilibrium Is Appropriately Stressed., About The Author:- Amarjeet Singh Is Professor, Community Medicine, School Of Public Health. He Has Published More Than 120 Research Articles In Various Journals And Also Written 4 Chapters In Different Books. He Has Also A Co-Author In 3 Books On Public Health. His Research Interest Include Health Promotion And Health Behavior, Women's Health.,(Mrs.) Indarjit Walia Is Principal Of National Institute Of Nursing Education, Pgimer, Chandigarh. She Specializes In Community Health Nursing. Lakhbir Dhaliwal Is Professor And Head, Department Of Obstetrics And Gynecology, Pgimer, Chandigarh. Her Research Interests Include Infertility, Reproductive Endocrinology, Fertility Regulation And Gynecological Oncology. She Has Published 90 Research Papers In National And International Journals And Presented Her Research Work At 82 National And International Conferences. She Is In Charge Of Infertility Clinic Of The Institute For The Last 26 Years And Has Established Ivf Facility At The Institute. She Is The Programme Director Of Who/Ccrc And Hrrc/Icmr And Also Of The Endoscope Training On "Minimally Invasive Gynecology" In Collaboration With United Nations University And Karl Storz., Content:- Vol.1 Contents, Foreword, Dr. Meera Malik, Preface, Dr. Aj Singh, List Of Contributors, Demedicalization And Women Empowerment, Dr. Atreyi Ganguli, Dr. Rajit Gupta And Dr. Aj Singh, Why Demedicalization Is Important, Mrs. Manju Wadwalkar And Dr. Aj Singh, . Adolescent Health, Dr. Pragya Sinha, Dr. Suneela Garg, Dr. Vk Gupta, . Anaemia In Women, Dr. Saira Mehnaz, . Backache In Women - Some Guidelines On Self, Care, Dr. Atreyi Ganguli And Dr. Amarjeet Singh, . Breast Self Examination: -You Can Take Care Of, Your Breast Yourself, Mrs. Reeta Devi, Dr. M.M. Singh, . Cancer Cervix - Self Care By Women On, Radiotherapy, Ms. Kusum Lata Fotedar, Ms. Saroj Sharma, Dr. Bd, Gupta, Dr. Sushma Kumari Saini, . Congenital Anomalies: Tips For Prevention, Dr. Chinmayee Panda & Dr. Amarjeet Singh Demedicalizing Women'S Health, . Dental Health: Gum Disease (Gingivitis) In, Pregnancy, Dr. Rajit Gupta And Dr. Atreyi Ganguli, . Diabetes - A Self Care Manual, Dr. Kiran Batra, Satwant Baltej, Dr. R.J. Dash, Dr. Sushma Kumari Saini, . Domestic Violence, Dr. Ananya Ray Laskar, Dr. Suneela Garg, Dr. V.K. Gupta, . Dryness Of Eyes - Application Of Warm, Compresses On Eyelids To Improve Lacrimation, Ms. Madhu Malini, Dr. Indarjit Walia, Dr. Sukhwinder, Kaur, Dr. Sushma Kumari Saini, . Epilepsy Management, Ms. Philomina K. Augstine, Ms. Prabjot Kaur, Ms. Satwant Baltej, Dr. Ims Sawhney, Dr. Sushma Kumari Saini, . Female Feticide And Sex Selection Techniques, And Declining Sex Ratio In India, Dr. Sutapa Niyogi Banerjee And Dr. Aj Singh, . Fibre In Diet Of Family - The Role Of Women, Mrs. Manju Wadwalkar, . First Aid By The Lady Of The House - Management, Of Common Illnesses At Household Level And, Self Care, Dr. Sonu Goel & Dr. Aj Singh, . Foul Smell From Mouth, . Dr. Ranjit Gupta, . Hair Hygiene, Ms. Manpreet Kaur, . Healthy Lifestyle Guidelines For Girl Students :, A Salutogenic Perspective, Dr. Suraj Singh Senjam, Dr. Parveen Bhalla And, Dr. Amarjeet Singh, . Heart Diseas In Women, Dr. Anuradha Tripathi, Contents , . Hiv / Aids In Women, Dr. Ananya Ray Laskar, Dr. V.K. Gupta, Dr. Suneela, Garg, . Infertility, Dr. Lakhbir Dhaliwal & Dr. Aj Singh,
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