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Diagnosis Female: How Medical Bias Endangers Women's Health

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Why do so many women have trouble getting effective and compassionate medical treatment? Diagnosis Female examines this widespread problem, with a focus on misdiagnosis and gender bias. The book zeroes in on specialties where women are more likely to encounter particularly troubling roadblocks: cardiology, neurology, chronic diseases and obstetrics/gynecology. All too ofte ...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published October 8th 2019 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Amy
Sep 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: feminism
I received this book as an advanced reader copy from NetGalley for review, my thoughts and opinions are my own.
This book made me so angry.
The way women are treated by the health industry is appalling. It's not just patients either, it's female doctors who also have to jump through hoops of fire to get correct diagnoses for themselves! This book is chock full of emotional stories, specifically those concerning brain tumors, heart problems, and chronic illnesses. So often, women are to
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Shelly
Jul 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Five stars! I would give more stars if possible. The format, content and style of this book are all home runs. If you are female, I highly recommend you pick up a copy of this book. If you work in the healthcare industry I recommend you pick up a copy of this book. It's refreshing to see the gender-bias in the medical industry studied and assessed so astutely in a straightforward and engaging style. Thank you, Emily Dwass for writing this book!
Heather Bennett
Jul 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Diagnosis Female is a book that all females and medical professionals should read. The book is well written and informative. A must read.
MayorEmma
Jul 18, 2019 rated it it was ok
I received an arc of this book on netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

It was okay, but it got kind of boring but it was interesting and useful to see how the healthcare system works.
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