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…  See more details below

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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 contributors
1Introduction1
2Physical activity and exercise7
3Nutrition23
4Psychosocial health promotion of mid-life women45
5Sexual health61
6Alcoholism, nicotine dependence, and drug abuse81
7Depression and anxiety97
8Physical changes in menopause and perimenopause125
9Spiritual and psychological aspects of menopause137
10Hormone therapy151
11Contraception and fertility191
12Prevention of coronary heart disease in women209
13Hypertension and stroke225
14Diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis235
15Diabetes in mid-life women253
16Breast cancer : screening and prevention275
17Cervical cancer : prevention, screening, and early detection287
18Endometrial cancer : prevention, screening, and early detection293
19Ovarian cancer : prevention, screening, and early detection311
20Colon, lung, and skin cancer : screening and prevention327
21Common gastrointestinal and urinary problems335
Index357

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