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Title Breast implant information booklet / produced by Therapeutic Goods Administration
Edition Third edition
Published Canberra : Publications Production Unit (Public Affairs, Parliamentary and Access Branch), Commonwealth Dept. of Health and Family Services, [2001]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  618.19059 Aus/Bii 2001  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 38 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: History of Breast Implants, Types of Breast Implants, Silicon and Silicone -- 2. Deciding to have breast implants: Conditions under which Breast Implants should not be used, Breast Implant Surgery, Surgery Complications
3. Issues associated with breast implants -- 4.Living with breast implants:Checking Your Implants, Screening for Breast Cancer, Removal and Replacement of Implants -- 5. Other important information: Costs of Breast Implants, Medical Records, Australian Regulation of Breast Implants -- 6. Community asked questions and answers -- 7. Suggested questions to ask your surgeon before surgery -- 8. List of contacts
Notes "Publication approval number: 2273" --T. p. verso
Also available in an electronic version via the Internet. Address as of October 2001:
Also available via World Wide Web
Subject Silicones in medicine -- Popular works.
Implants, Artificial.
Breast implants -- Complications.
Breast implants -- Popular works.
Prostheses and Implants.
Silicones -- adverse effects.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Author Therapeutic Goods Administration (Australia)
Australia. Department of Health and Family Services. Public Affairs, Parliamentary and Access Branch
ISBN 0642735794