Primary Care for Women / Edition 2

Primary Care for Women / Edition 2

by Jeffrey F. Peipert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781737907

ISBN-13: 9780781737906

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Thoroughly revised and updated for its Second Edition, this comprehensive, practical reference is an essential resource for obstetrician-gynecologists who are increasingly responsible for primary care and need information on the diagnosis and management of non-gynecologic disorders. It offers all primary care practitioners invaluable guidance on the wide variety of

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Overview

Thoroughly revised and updated for its Second Edition, this comprehensive, practical reference is an essential resource for obstetrician-gynecologists who are increasingly responsible for primary care and need information on the diagnosis and management of non-gynecologic disorders. It offers all primary care practitioners invaluable guidance on the wide variety of problems unique to women. The book includes chapters on age-specific issues to care for female patients at each stage of life and disease-oriented chapters covering all disorders seen by primary care physicians. Disease-oriented chapters include etiology, differential diagnosis, history, physical examination, laboratory and imaging studies, treatment, and special considerations during pregnancy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781737906
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1209
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.02(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Principles of Primary Care for Women

  • Uniqueness of Women's Health The Well Woman Visit: Prevention and Screening
  • The Importance of the Gynecologic Examination Exercise, Nutrition, and Women' s Health
  • Acute Abdominal Pain
  • Management of Chronic Pain in Women
  • Care of the Cancer Patient Sexuality
  • Age Specific Issues in Women' s Health Care

  • Newborns and Children
  • Sex Matters in Pharmacology: Principles of Pharmacology for Women
  • Reproductive Tract Problems

  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Infertility
  • Endocrine Problems

  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ovarian Endocrine Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Hypertension
  • Angina and Myocardial Infarction
  • Respiratory Problems

  • Pneumonia
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Gastrointestinal Problems

  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Urinary Tract Problems

  • Urethral Syndrome
  • Immunologic and Infectious Diseases

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Hematologic and Oncologic Problems

  • Anemia
  • Bleeding Disorders in Women
  • Musculoskeletal Problems

  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Crystal-induced Arthritis: Gout and Pseudogout
  • Hip and Knee Pain
  • Common Disorders of the Hand and Wrist
  • Neurologic Problems

  • Headache
  • Seizures
  • Ophthalmologic Problems

  • Red Eye
  • Corneal Diseases and Treatment
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems

  • Acute and Chronic Rhinosinusitis Otitis
  • Dermatologic Problems

  • Everyday Skin, Hair, and Nail Care
  • Psychological and Behavioral Problems

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis

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