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Doody's Review ServiceReviewer: Robin Webb Corbett, PhD, RN C(East Carolina University)
Description: This quick reference book for clinical nurses in women's healthcare covers common problems, their definitions, suggested diagnostic tests, and treatments.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a quick and informative reference for nurses working in the area of women's health. Expanded roles in nursing in the U.K. have created the need for more detailed review of common problems and their treatment measures.
Audience: Written for clinical nurses and nursing students, this resource is a good pocket guide for busy practitioners. The three editors are gynecological consultants and lecturers at varied U.K. institutions.
Features: The book covers common gynecological problems, their diagnosis, treatment measures, and teaching. It also provides bulleted lists of web resources with more information for each topic and briefly reviews their content.
Assessment: This is a concise review of gynecological issues for nurses and nursing students in the U.K. The book briefly discusses common gynecological problems, reviews diagnostic measures, symptoms, treatment measures, and resources as needed for more in-depth content. This is a good pocket resource for practicing nurses.