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Book and media review
Women’s Health in Primary Care
  1. Abi Berger
  1. General Practitioner, London, UK; c/o
  1. Correspondence to Dr Abi Berger, General Practitioner, London, UK; abi{at}

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I rather arrogantly didn’t think I’d learn anything new by reading this book. But I was surprised. I’ve been working as a general practitioner (GP) for 20 or more years and I see women as patients every day – what could have changed without me noticing? Well actually quite a few things as it turned out. Not the basic female anatomy obviously – but some of the things I’d taken for granted have – and it’s been quite an interesting eye-opener.

A wide range of topics are covered in the book by short, reader-friendly chapters, and include case scenarios which will be recognised by anyone working in women’s healthcare. They include contraception choices and management, postnatal …

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