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Handbook of Women's Health: An Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 1
     

Handbook of Women's Health: An Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 1

by Jo Ann Rosenfeld
 

ISBN-10: 0521545951

ISBN-13: 9780521545952

Pub. Date: 01/31/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This practical handbook provides a clear and comprehensive evidence-based primary-care guide to the care of women in ambulatory practice, intended for general and family practitioners, nurses, physicians' assistants, and all those who practice primary care of women. It emphasizes preventive care and well-woman care throughout the lifecycle of a woman, including

Overview

This practical handbook provides a clear and comprehensive evidence-based primary-care guide to the care of women in ambulatory practice, intended for general and family practitioners, nurses, physicians' assistants, and all those who practice primary care of women. It emphasizes preventive care and well-woman care throughout the lifecycle of a woman, including sexuality, contraception, medical care in pregnancy, and psychological and important medical concerns. It stresses the strength of evidence underlying common practices of care of women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521545952
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
632
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributorsix
Common abbreviations used in the textxi
Normal blood values in women and during pregnancyxiii
Introduction1
1Singular health care of women2
Preventive care13
2Preventive care of adolescents15
3Preventive care of adults (19 to 65 years)25
4Preventive care for older adults42
5Cigarette smoking and cessation72
6Nutrition84
7Exercise93
Psychosocial health109
8Psychosocial health of well women through the life cycle111
Sexuality129
9Sexuality and sexual dysfunction through the life cycle131
10Contraception153
11Infertility and adoption184
12Special issues with lesbian patients197
13Medical care in pregnancy: common preconception and antepartum issues206
Genitourinary medicine233
14Menstrual disorders235
15Sexually transmitted diseases254
16Vaginitis281
17Chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, and dyspareunia292
18The Papanicolaou smear and cervical cancer306
19Endometrial cancer and postmenopausal bleeding326
20Ovarian cancer and ovarian masses333
21Urinary incontinence and infections341
Breast disorders365
22Benign breast disorders367
23Breast cancer screening383
Psychological disorders399
24Woman battering401
25Rape and the consequences of sexual assault422
26Depression and premenstrual syndrome437
27Addiction458
28Eating disorders471
Common medical problems481
29Coronary heart disease483
30Diabetes mellitus type II508
31Thyroid disorders529
32Hypertension and stroke545
33Osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis569
Index595

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