Women's Health

Women's Health : A Primary Care Clinical Guide

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For graduate Nursing students, Nurse Practitioner students, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurse Midwives. Using a systematic, problem-solving format, the third edition of this popular book provides comprehensive information on health maintenance and promotion in the care of women. Completely revised, this edition thoroughly addresses the issues most important in all primary care areas, including obstetrics, gynecologic, general medical conditions, and psychosocial matters. Designed as a handbook, Women's Health is an easy-to-use resource that allows quick access to relevant health care material.show more

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  • Paperback | 960 pages
  • 207.52 x 245.36 x 30.99mm | 1,410.66g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • index
  • 0131100262
  • 9780131100268
  • 1,995,867

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Now in its Third Edition, Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide continues to provide the comprehensive coverage of women's health information that has made it a best-seller for years! From adolescent health, to issues affecting those over the age of 65 and everything in between, this resource covers the scope of issues affecting women, including pregnancy issues, frequently encountered medical problems, societal/economic/political factors, and more. Features Include: Revised and updated content to reflect the latest research and trends including the latest on hormone replacement therapy. New Chapter on complementary therapies in women's health. Information on the current Bethesda Guidelines for reporting and managing cervical cytology. New information and guidelines on sexually transmitted diseases. A unique, easily accessible format.show more

Table of contents

I. WOMEN, HEALTH, AND THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM. 1. Women and the Health Care System. 2. Health and Development Through the Life Cycle. 3. Assessing Adolescent Women's Health. 4. Assessing Women's Health. 5. Integrating Wellness: Complementary Therapies and Women's Health. 6. Women and Sexuality. 7. Health Needs of Lesbians. II. PROMOTION OF GYNECOLOGIC HEALTH. 8. Menstruation and Related Problems and Concerns. 9. Controlling Fertility. 10. Infertility. 11. Vaginitis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 12. Women and HIV. 13. Common Gynecologic Pelvic Disorders. 14. Breast Health. 15. The Climacteric, Menopause, and the Process of Aging. III. PROMOTION OF WOMEN'S HEALTH DURING PREGNANCY. 16. Assessing Health During Pregnancy. 17. Promoting a Healthy Pregnancy. 18. Complications of Pregnancy. 19. Assessing Fetal Well-Being. 20. Postpartum and Lactation. IV. PRIMARY CARE CONDITIONS AFFECTING WOMEN'S HEALTH. 21. Common Medical Problems: Cardiovascular Through Hematological Disorders. 22. Common Medical Problems: Musculoskeletal Injuries Through Urinary Tract Disorders. 23. Psychosocial Health Concerns. 24. Health Care Concerns for Women with Physical Disability and Chronic Illness. Appendix A: Emergency Childbirth. Appendix B: Immediate Assessment of the Newborn. Appendix C: Selected Laboratory Values. Index.show more

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