Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Gynecologic Settings: Eighth Edition / Edition 8

Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Gynecologic Settings: Eighth Edition / Edition 8

by Joellen W. Hawkins, Diane M. Roberto-Nichols, J. Lynn Stanley-Haney
     
 

Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

This extensively revised and updated edition is designed to be used as a guide for nursing management of the common gynecological conditions of women, for use in community-based or ambulatory settings. The 8th edition has a number of special features: New information on contraceptive methods, the latest CDC

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Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

This extensively revised and updated edition is designed to be used as a guide for nursing management of the common gynecological conditions of women, for use in community-based or ambulatory settings. The 8th edition has a number of special features: New information on contraceptive methods, the latest CDC guidelines for management of sexually transmitted diseases, information on smoking cessation and assessing risk of heart disease in women, osteoporosis assessment and prevention, management of abnormal Pap smears, hormone therapy, breast conditions and breast cancer risk, and emergency contraception. Extensive appendixes include dozens of patients handouts, a health history form, informed consent forms for contraceptives, and a self assessment of HIV/AIDS risk.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826116260
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/13/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction
    Part I: Clinical Guidelines
  1. Methods of Family Planning
  2. Infertility
  3. Vaginal Discharge, Vaginitis, and STDs
  4. Miscellaneous Gynecological Aberrations
  5. Breast Conditions
  6. Cervical Aberrations
  7. Menstrual Disorders
  8. Post-Abortion Care
  9. Abuse, Battering, Violence, and Sexual Assault
  10. Sexual Dysfunction
  11. Peri- and Postmenopause
  12. Smoking Cessation
  13. Loss of Integrity of Pelvic Floor Structures
  14. Genitourinary Tract
  15. Pre-conception Care
  16. Weight Management
  17. Complementary Therapies
  18. Emotional/Mental Health Issues

  19. Part II: Appendixes
  20. "For Your Information": Patient Education Handouts
  21. Health History Form
  22. Gynecological Annual Exam Form
  23. Informed Consent Forms
  24. Danger Assessment (To Prevent Battering)
  25. Self Assessment of AIDS (HIV) Risk
  26. Vulvar Self-Examination
  27. Women and Heart Disease: Risk Factor Assessment
  28. Women's Health Websites

  29. Bibliographies
    Index

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