Turner Syndrome: Across the Lifespan
Editors: Jill Hamilton, MD, FRCPC and Irena Hozjan RN, BScN, MN
Softcover Book: 240 pages Language: English Dimensions: 5.5” x 8.5” x 0.5”
Book Description: Turner Syndrome (TS) is a common genetic condition affecting 1 out of every 2000 to
2500 females. This book 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 displays a variety of facts, statistics, charts, and pictures to give the reader an overview across the lifespan. This book serves as a comprehensive guide for those wanting to learn more about TS.