Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide / Edition 1

Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide / Edition 1

by Ellis Quinn Youngkin
     
 

Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide is an essential resource for nurse practitioners and other health care providers. Covering a wide variety of women's issues and needs - including physical and psychosocial factors, common medical problems, and health care issues of the disabled woman - this easy to use handbook also focuses on important reproductive issues… See more details below

Overview

Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide is an essential resource for nurse practitioners and other health care providers. Covering a wide variety of women's issues and needs - including physical and psychosocial factors, common medical problems, and health care issues of the disabled woman - this easy to use handbook also focuses on important reproductive issues. Features general adult health problems - physical and psychosocial; up-to-date overview discussing health care reform; obstetric and gynecologic care in one volume; and a unique chapter on women with disabilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838512302
Publisher:
Appleton & Lange
Publication date:
07/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
771
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Reviewers
Preface
Ch. 1Women and the Health Care System3
Ch. 2Health and Development Through the Life Cycle23
Ch. 3Assessing Adolescent Women's Health39
Ch. 4Assessing Women's Health53
Ch. 5Integrating Wellness: Complementary Therapies and Women's Health103
Ch. 6Women and Sexuality109
Ch. 7Health Needs of Lesbians131
Ch. 8Menstruation and Related Problems and Concerns145
Ch. 9Controlling Fertility165
Ch. 10Infertility227
Ch. 11Vaginitis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases261
Ch. 12Women and HIV291
Ch. 13Common Gynecologic Pelvic Disorders303
Ch. 14Breast Health351
Ch. 15The Climacteric, Menopause, and the Process of Aging387
Ch. 16Assessing Health During Pregnancy427
Ch. 17Promoting a Healthy Pregnancy461
Ch. 18Complications of Pregnancy505
Ch. 19Assessing Fetal Well-Being573
Ch. 20Postpartum and Lactation613
Ch. 21Common Medical Problems: Cardiovascular through Hematological Disorders679
Ch. 22Common Medical Problems: Musculoskeletal Injuries through Urinary Tract Disorders751
Ch. 23Psychosocial Health Concerns823
Ch. 24Health Care Concerns for Women with Physical Disability and Chronic Illness861
App. AEmergency Childbirth899
App. BImmediate Assessment of the Newborn904
App. CSelected Laboratory Values909
Index911

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