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Advanced Health Assessment of Women: Clinical Skills and Procedures, Second Edition / Edition 2
     

Advanced Health Assessment of Women: Clinical Skills and Procedures, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Helen Carcio, Mimi Clarke Secor
 

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ISBN-10: 0826124267

ISBN-13: 9780826124265

Pub. Date: 01/25/2010

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This manual-style reference presents the clinical skills needed to assess health and provide care to women of all of ages, with systematic reviews of all aspects of female mental and bodily health. The authors and contributors comprehensively cover female reproduction, anatomy, and physiology as examined at the cellular level. Also discussed are developmental,

Overview

This manual-style reference presents the clinical skills needed to assess health and provide care to women of all of ages, with systematic reviews of all aspects of female mental and bodily health. The authors and contributors comprehensively cover female reproduction, anatomy, and physiology as examined at the cellular level. Also discussed are developmental, psychological, and sociocultural dimensions of women.

Offering an integrated approach to women's health care, the authors delineate the roles and functions of various health care providers serving female patients, including physician's assistants, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners. The chapters present assessment strategies that are on the leading edge of the expanded role of the advanced practice clinician. The chapter authors provide full, in-depth discussions of each assessment skill and technique as well as an understanding of the rationale behind each assessment.

Key Topics Discussed:

  • Health assessment: physical examinations, assessment of pregnant women, and assessment and clinical evaluation of obesity in women
  • Female Reproduction: anatomy, physiology, and the reproductive cycle
  • Contraceptive devices: the diaphragm, intrauterine contraception, and contraceptive implants
  • Assessment of women at risk: domestic violence, STIs, and sexual assault
  • Assessment of the infertile woman: initial evaluations, donor insemination, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826124265
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/25/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgment xvii

Unit 1 Female Reproduction

1 Anatomy and Physiology of Female Reproduction Helen A. Carcio 3

2 The Reproductive Cycle Helen A. Carcio 17

Unit 2 Health Assessment

3 The Health History Helen A. Carcio Paula Brooks 27

4 The Physical Examination Helen A. Carcio 97

5 Assessment of Vulvar Pain Deborah Lipkin 85

6 Assessment of the Female Breast Helen A. Carcio 97

7 Assessment of the Pregnant Woman Kate Green 117

8 Assessment and Clinical Evaluation of Obesity in Women Yolanda R. Hill 147

Unit 3 Investigative Procedures

9 The Papanicolaou Smear Rebecca Koeniger-Donohue 163

10 Vaginal Microscopy Helen A. Carcio Mimi Clarke Secor 189

11 Urinalysis Helen A. Carcio 229

12 Sonohysteroscopy (Fluid Contrast Ultrasound) Helen A. Carcio 245

13 Bone Densitometry Mimi Clarke Secor 251

14 BRCA Testing Helen A. Carcio Paula Brooks 259

Unit 4 Contraceptive Devices

15 The FemCap? Rebecca Koeniger-Donohue 271

16 The Diaphragm Helen A. Carcio 281

17 The Intrauterine Contraception Mimi Clarke Secor Marcia Denine 293

18 Contraceptive Implants Nancy Gardner Dirubbo 311

Unit 5 Assessment of Women at Risk

19 The Sexual-Assault Victim Karen Kalmakis 319

20 Domestic Violence Helen A. Carcio 325

21 Sexually Transmitted Infections Mimi Clarke Secor 331

Unit 6 Evaluation of the Menopausal Woman

22 Assessment of Menopausal Status Mimi Clarke Secor 345

23 Atrophic Vaginitis Mimi Clarke Secor 357

Unit 7 Evaluation of the Pelvic Floor

24 Pelvic Organ Prolapse Helen A. Carcio 371

25 Urinary Incontinence Helen A. Carcio 409

Unit 8 Assessment of the Infertile Woman

26 Initial Evaluation of Infertility Helen A. Carcio 429

27 The Postcoital Test Helen A. Carcio 453

28 Evaluation of the Candidate for Intrauterine Insemination Helen A. Carcio 465

29 Sperm-Washing Technique Helen A. Carcio 473

30 Intrauterine Insemination Procedure Helen A. Carcio 483

31 Donor Insemination Helen A. Carcio 491

Unit 9 Advanced Skills

32 Vulvar Cancer and Biopsy Helen A. Carcio 503

33 Endometrial Biopsy Helen A. Carcio 511

34 Acrochordonectomy Helen A. Carcio 527

35 Polypectomy Helen A. Carcio 529

36 Colposcopy Helen A. Carcio 531

37 The Simple Cystometrogram Helen A. Carcio 537

Bibliography 543

Index 559

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