Books, Journals, New Media Section Editor: Harriet
S. Meyer, MD, Contributing Editor, JAMA; David H. Morse, MS, University
of Southern California, Norris Medical Library, Journal Review Editor.
The title of this book, edited by Bernard A. Eskin, MD, and Bruce R.
Troen, MD, requires explanation. Geripause, a term
created by Dr Eskin, is defined as the phase of menopause after age 65 years.
After reading this informative work, I believe the term geripause will become part of our medical lexicon.
The book has three parts: "The Effects of Age," "Care of the Older Patient,"
and "Conclusions and Commentary." The editors are ably assisted by contributing
experts in geriatrics, women's health, nursing, psychiatry, and endocrinology.
Charles AG. Geripause. JAMA. 2003;290(23):3139–3140. doi:10.1001/jama.290.23.3139-a
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