Men's Health - The Practice Nurse's Handbook
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Providing user-friendly information in an accessible manner, Men's Health: The Practice Nurse's Handbook provides nurses with an insight and understanding of contemporary issues that affect men, their partners, and their families. Author Ian Peate addresses some of the common issues/conditions that may be seen or encountered by the practice nurse and provides practical evidence-based information and guidance. There are seventeen chapters in total addressing key/salient issues associated with the health of men.


Ian Peate, RGN, DipN, RNT, Bed(Hons), MA, LLM. Associate Head, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire.



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Chapter 1: Masculinities and Gender.

Chapter 2: Promoting Health: The Male Perspective.

Chapter 3: Male Health Inequalities.

Chapter 4: Men as Risk Takers.

Chapter 5: Young Men and Boys.

Chapter 6: Contraception.

Chapter 7: Sexually Transmitted Infections.

Chapter 8: Osteoporosis.

Chapter 9: Obesity.

Chapter 10: Erectile Dysfunction.

Chapter 11: Smoking and the Male Reproductive Tract.

Chapter 12: Working with Specific Groups of Men.

Chapter 13: Psychological Issues and the Male.

Chapter 14: Male Cancers.

Chapter 15: Exercise and Sports Injury.




"A straightforward guide for specialist community public health nurses and those working in NHS Direct and NHS walk-in centres." (Primary Nursing Care, Feb 2008)

"A comprehensive guide to men's health. It is evidence-based and relevant to practice." (Practice Nurse, April 2008)

" is very comprehensive and is one to be recommended for the bookshelves of all healthcare personnel."  (Journal of Perioperative Practice, December 2007)