Chapter 5. Men's Health

  1. Marilyn Edwards MSc, BSc(Hons), SRN, FEATC, FPCert Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  1. Marilyn Edwards MSc, BSc(Hons), SRN, FEATC, FPCert Advanced Nurse Practitioner2 and
  2. Glenn Turp RGN Nursing Regional Officer1

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988077.ch5

The Informed Practice Nurse, Second Edition

The Informed Practice Nurse, Second Edition

How to Cite

Edwards, M. and Turp, G. (2008) Men's Health, in The Informed Practice Nurse, Second Edition (ed M. Edwards), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988077.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Bilbrook Medical Centre, Bilbrook, Staffordshire, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal College, UK

  2. 2

    Bilbrook Medical Centre, Bilbrook, Staffordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057490

Online ISBN: 9780470988077

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Keywords:

  • social issues surrounding men's health;
  • higher male mortality and physiological sex differences;
  • men's health, social class and culture;
  • well-man health check - opportunity to offer structured health advice;
  • improving men's health;
  • testicular cancer;
  • testicular self-awareness;
  • risk factors for prostate cancer;
  • supporting men in practice;
  • men who have sex with men (MSM) and HIV and AIDS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Social issues surrounding men's health

  • Healthcare services

  • Well men

  • Improving men's health

  • Testicular cancer

  • Prostate cancer

  • Men who have sex with men

  • Summary

  • Key points

  • Recommended reading

  • References

  • Useful addresses