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Women's Health: A Guide to Health Promotion and Disorder Management / Edition 1

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Overview

This handbook equips nurses with the knowledge they need to provide comprehensive, current, evidence–based care to women at all stages of life. Part I focuses on health promotion and illness prevention, including smoking cessation, stress reduction, fitness, nutrition, and prevention of violence and abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, and other lifestyle–related disorders. Part II, organized alphabetically, covers diseases and disorders—both those that affect only women and those that pose unique issues in women. Icons highlight cutting–edge research, alternative and complementary therapies, prevention strategies, concerns of women with disabilities, and needs of special populations. An appendix lists noteworthy women’s health Websites.

This handbook equips nurses with the knowledge they need to provide comprehensive, current, evidence-based care to women at all stages of life. Part I focuses on health promotion and illness prevention, including smoking cessation, stress reduction, fitness, nutrition, and prevention of violence and abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, and other lifestyle-related disorders. Part II, organized alphabetically, covers diseases and disorders--both those that affect only women and those that pose unique issues in women. Icons highlight cutting-edge research, alternative and complementary therapies, prevention strategies, concerns of women with disabilities, and needs of special populations. An appendix lists noteworthy women's health Websites.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582552828
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 2/1/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 512

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants
Foreword
1 Introduction to women's health 2
2 Health promotion and illness prevention in the adolescent female 13
3 Health promotion and illness prevention in the older adult female 112
Alphabetical listing of diseases and disorders 160
Index 497
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