This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine Cover Image
By Eliza Lo Chin (Editor)
ISBN: 9780195158472
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 15th, 2003

Throughout history women have practiced the art of medicine and healing. Yet they have always faced difficulties in the medical profession--not only have they struggled to gain acceptance from their male colleagues, they have also struggled to find a balance between being a doctor and being a wife and mother.

A staggering one in four women suffers some kind of gastrointestinal disorder. Some conditions, like irritable bowel syndrome, afflict more than twice as many women as men. Yet all too often, women suffer in silence--or fail to benefit when they receive the same treatment as men.