Sexual dysfunction affects men of all ages and incidence rates are expected to double by 2025 resulting in a major health burden. Though normal sexual function is an important aspect of health and well-being, sadly, this common condition still carries an associated stigma. As a result, affected men are often reluctant to approach their doctor and, instead, may live for many years with sexual dysfunction, often to the detriment of their personal lives. Male Sexual Dysfunction: A Clinical Guide covers all the common problems encountered by the clinician in this rapidly expanding and developing field. With full color throughout, this easy to read guide provides a comprehensive and systematic approach to patient management. Packed with key features, every chapter will contain flow diagrams and algorithms, key points, clinical pearls, what to avoid boxes, and numerous tables, graphs and photographs . This book provides: * Comprehensive focus on the core clinical areas of physiology/pharmacology, investigation, diagnosis, management and surgical options * Coverage of all treatment pathways, including psychological, pharmacologic and surgical * A straightforward, logical approach to clinical management * An experienced and international editor and contributor team Expertly-written, this book is the perfect resource for urologists and general practitioners with an interest in this highly topical area, as well as those about to undergo their urology trainee examinations.
This book explores the full consequences of the dissociation between sexual behaviors and reproduction. Among the themes covered is the difference between the stereotyped sexual behaviors in non-human mammals and the astounding variety of human sexual behaviors. The role of learning in shaping sexual behaviors is explained, and it is shown how particular sexual experiences may be at the origin of common human sexual dysfunctions. Chapters on sexual incentives and a summary of the endocrine and central nervous control of sexual behaviors are included.
Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this comprehensive clinical guide remains a state-of-the-art synthesis of the literature, covering all aspects of treating erectile dysfunction (ED) and other related male sexual dysfunctions. Cardiovascular, hormonal, psychological and lifestyle factors are each considered in diagnosis and treatment, which includes pharmacological, surgical and prosthetic management strategies. The effects of prostate cancer and its treatment are also discussed, as are Peyronie's disease, priapism and ejaculatory disorders. New chapters in this edition discuss the profound effects of lifestyle change on sexual function, alternative and internet drugs that affect sexual function, endovascular approaches to ED, penile length considerations, the effect of radiation on erectile function, and optimizing ED research. Presenting a better understanding of what causes erectile dysfunction and the effective medications and non-medication treatments used to treat the condition, this invaluable title offers all physicians, residents, and fellows - and even medical students and other health professionals such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants - an essential reference for enhancing diagnosis and treatment of this common and debilitating disorder.
Tap into your organization's ultimate competitive advantage - teamwork. Based on his best-selling leadership fable, "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team", Patrick Lencioni gives trainers everything needed for a high-impact, half-day, full-day, or two-day learning experience for functional teams or team leaders. Significantly revised and improved to meet the changing needs of organizations and individuals, the second edition of the Facilitator's Guide includes two distinct workshops. The "Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Workshop for Teams" helps team members improve in each of five key fundamentals: trust, conflict, commitment, accountability, and results. The "Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Workshop for Team Leaders" provides leaders with an in-depth understanding of the model along with techniques for applying the theory to help their teams. Ideal for off-sites and retreats or even a series of development meetings, this training package will allow teams of all types to begin the journey towards greater productivity and cohesion. This Facilitator's Guide Package includes: binder (with loose-leaf pages and tabs), paper assessment, two Participant Workbooks, poster, a Frequently-Asked-Questions booklet, a flash drive containing scripts and PowerPoints for both workshops. "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is simply the best content available on teams. After implementing the products extensively within our organization, we have found Lencioni's practical approach to be invaluable." (Mike Phelan, principal, Deloitte Consulting). "Lencioni's approach to team development is refreshing - practical, extremely engaging, and not touchy-feely. I would recommend this experience to any team wanting to excel." (Vern L. Toland, managing director, Hilton Grand Vacations Company). ""The Five Dysfunctions of a Team" program not only restored the fiscal health of our company, it provided the crucial tools forus to face the economic downturn. The program has enabled us to sustain performance through creativity and teamwork and we're using it throughout our entire company." (Matt Danilowicz, CEO, Clear-Com).
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