Turner Syndrome (TS) is a common genetic condition affecting 1 out of every 2000 to 2500 females. “Turner Syndrome: Across the Lifespan” is written for girls and women with TS and their families and covers issues related to medical and psychosocial health.
Topics discussed include genetics, growth, puberty, infertility and advanced reproductive technology, bone health, diabetes, hearing, school and learning issues, among others. Updated health surveillance issues are outlined. The chapters are interspersed with comments and stories written by girls and women with TS.
This book serves as a comprehensive guide for those wanting to learn more about TS. A French edition “Vivre avec le syndrome de Turner à toutes les étapes de sa vie” is also available.
Turner Syndrome: Across the Lifespan
Editors: Jill Hamilton, MD, FRCPC and Irena Hozjan RN, BScN, MN
Softcover: 240 pages
Published: 2008, English edition reprinted in 2014.