A Guide to Women’s Health, Second Edition is a practical and multidisciplinary text that enables students and clinicians to identify and treat conditions quickly and effectively. A concise and easy-to-use quick reference, it offers evidence-based information on conventional, complementary, and alternative care choices for a wide-range of conditions affecting women. Topics include epidemiology, etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic and management considerations, self-care, and wellness.
Completely updated and revised to reflect current research findings and diagnostic approaches, the Second Edition explores the impact of culture, spirituality, and intimate partner violence on women’s health. Also included is a chapter on vulnerable populations, such as recent immigrants, LGBTQ individuals, older adults, individuals with disabilities and mental illness, and non-English speakers.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||4.70(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
HealthQuest, Minneapolis, MN
Table of Contents
Part 1 Normal Anatomy and Physiology Review Chapter 1 Endocrine System Chapter 2 Reproductive System Part 2 Conditions Chapter 3 Breast Health Chapter 4 Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Health in Women Chapter 5 Gastrointestinal Disorders Chapter 6 Infections and Immune Disorders Chapter 7 Managing Fertility, Pregnancy, and Menopause Chapter 8 Menstrual and Reproductive Tract Disorders Chapter 9 Mental Health and Eating Disorders Chapter 10 Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders in Women Chapter 11 Pain Syndromes (Musculoskeletal) Chapter 12 Skin Disorders Chapter 13 Urinary Tract Disorders Part 3 Special Topics Chapter 14 Cultural Considerations Chapter 15 Domestic Violence/Intimate Part ner Violence Chapter 16 Health Literacy and Health-Care Access Chapter 17 Overweight, Obesity, and Underweight Chapter 18 Spirituality and Health Chapter 19 Vulnerable Populations