Women's Health : A Primary Care Clinical Guide / Edition 2

Women's Health : A Primary Care Clinical Guide / Edition 2

by Ellis Quinn Youngkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838596401

ISBN-13: 9780838596401

Pub. Date: 12/23/1997

Publisher: Pearson

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

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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:
9780838596401
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/23/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
994
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 10.02(h) x 1.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
Ch. 1Women and the Health Care System3
Ch. 2Health and Development Through the Life Cycle17
Ch. 3Assessing Women's Health33
Ch. 4Women and Sexuality61
Ch. 5Menstruation and Related Problems and Concerns77
Ch. 6Controlling Fertility101
Ch. 7Infertility161
Ch. 8Vaginitis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases203
Ch. 9Common Gynecologic Pelvic Disorders241
Ch. 10Breast Health281
Ch. 11The Climacteric, Menopause, and the Process of Aging309
Ch. 12Assessing Health During Pregnancy347
Ch. 13Promoting a Healthy Pregnancy383
Ch. 14Complications of Pregnancy435
Ch. 15Assessing Fetal Well-Being487
Ch. 16Postpartum and Lactation519
Ch. 17Medical Problems in Primary Care581
Ch. 18Psychosocial Health Problems657
Ch. 19Issues for Women with Physical Disability and Chronic Illness697
Appendix A Emergency Childbirth721
Appendix B Immediate Assessment of the Newborn727
Appendix C Selected Laboratory Values733
Index735

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