This practical handbook provides a clear and comprehensive evidence-based primary-care guide to the care of women patients in ambulatory practice, intended for general and family practitioners, nurses, physicians' assistants and all who practice primary care of women. It emphasizes preventive care and well-woman care throughout the lifecycle of a woman, including sexuality, contraception, medical care in pregnancy, psychological and important medical concerns. It stresses the strength of evidence underlying common practices of care of women. Hb ISBN (2001): 0-521-78833-1
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.34(d)|
Table of ContentsIntroduction Jo Ann Rosenfeld; Part I. Special Issues in Well Woman Care: 1. Singular health problems of women Jo Ann Rosenfeld; Part II. Preventive Health Care: 2. Adolescent preventive care Rebecca B. Saenz; 3. Preventive health care for adult women ages 19-65 Diane J. Madlon-Kay; 4. Older adult preventive care J. South-Paul, D. Bostock and C. Woodson; 5. Cigarette smoking and cessation Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 6. Nutrition Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 7. Exercise Rebecca Jaffe; Part III. Psychological Health: 8. Psychological health of well women through the life cycle Cathy Morrow; 9. Sexuality through the life cycle and sexual disfunction Patricia Lenahan and Amy Ellwood; 10. Contraception K. Andolsek; 11. Infertility and adoption Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 12. Special issues with Lesbian patients Laura Tavernier and Pamela D. Connor; 13. Medical care and pregnancy: common preconception and antepartum issues Ellen Sakornbut; Part IV. Genitourinary Problems: 14. Menses Kathy Reilly; 15. Sexually transmitted diseases Kay Bauman; 16. Vaginitis Mari Egan; 17. Chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea and dyspareunia Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 18. The Pap Smear and cervical cancer Barbara S. Apgar; 19. Endometrial cancer and postmenopausal bleeding Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 20. Ovarian cancer and ovarian masses Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 21. Urinary incontinence and infections Jo Ann Rosenfeld; Part V. Breast Disorders: 22. Benign breast disorders Jo Ann Rosenfeld and Kris Pena; 23. Breast cancer Nancy Davidson and Abenaa Brewster; Part VI. Psychological Disorders: 24. Woman battering Sandra K. Burge; 25. Rape and the consequences of sexual assault Amy Ellwood, Patricia Lenahan and Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 26. Depression and PMS Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 27. Addiction Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 28. Eating disorders Janet Lair and J. Keating; Part VII. Common Medical Problems: 29. Coronary heart disease Valerie Ulstad; 30. Diabetes mellitus type 2 Ann J. Brown; 31. Thyroid disorders Willian J. Hueston; 32. Hypertension and stroke Jo Ann Rosenfeld; 33. Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis Jo Ann Rosenfeld.