Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Ellis Quinn Youngkin / Marcia Szmania Davis / Diane Schadewald / Catherine Juve  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
4
Language
English
Total pages
960
Pub.-date
September 2012
ISBN13
9780132576734
ISBN
0132576732
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Description

For women's health courses in graduate nursing programs, nurse practitioner courses, and other areas of primary care.

 

Fully updated to reflect the latest standards of care, this easy-to-use handbook brings together complete information on women's healthcare and health promotion. Using a systematic, problem-solving format, WOMEN'S HEALTH: A PRIMARY CARE CLINICAL GUIDE, 4/e thoroughly addresses key issues in all areas of primary care for women, including reproductive and gynecologic content as well as selected common medical, psychosocial, developmental, and political problems, issues, and needs. Every chapter has been updated, and this fourth edition includes an entirely new chapter on the assessment of older women's health. A separate chapter is now provided on Epidemiology and Diagnostic Methods and Procedures for Women's Health, and coverage of Complementary Therapies has been significantly expanded. Useful reference appendices cover topics ranging from billing and coding to relevant laboratory test values.

Features

For women's health courses in graduate nursing programs, nurse practitioner courses, and other areas of primary care.

 

Fully updated to reflect the latest standards of care, this easy-to-use handbook brings together complete information on women's healthcare and health promotion. Using a systematic, problem-solving format, WOMEN'S HEALTH: A PRIMARY CARE CLINICAL GUIDE, 4/e thoroughly addresses key issues in all areas of primary care for women, including reproductive and gynecologic content as well as selected common medical, psychosocial, developmental, and political problems, issues, and needs. Every chapter has been updated, and this fourth edition includes an entirely new chapter on the assessment of older women's health. A separate chapter is now provided on Epidemiology and Diagnostic Methods and Procedures for Women's Health, and coverage of Complementary Therapies has been significantly expanded. Useful reference appendices cover topics ranging from billing and coding to relevant laboratory test values.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Handbook format designed for easy access to essential information-providing a reference with sufficient depth to be useful in clinical settings, and as a source of teaching advice for clients, including differential medical diagnoses, screening and early intervention measures, and referral guidelines.

 

Addresses all areas of primary healthcare and health promotion for women-including reproductive and gynecologic health, general medical issues, psychosocial issues, developmental issues throughout a woman's lifespan, and selected political and public policy issues. This text's wide-ranging coverage includes crucial issues ranging from violence against women to the special needs of women with HIV; eating disorders to healthcare for lesbians.

 

Reflects the broadening scope of women's health care-promoting integrated approaches and supporting trends that are being accelerated by recent healthcare reform.

 

Provides reference information healthcare professionals can use throughout their careers-including appendices on emergency childbirth, assessment of newborns, screening tools, billing and coding in women's health, and important laboratory values.

New to this Edition

This edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect current standards of practice, includes a new chapter on assessing the health of older women, and contains significantly expanded coverage of complementary therapies.

 

New! Updated throughout-to reflect the latest standards of practice in all areas of primary care and health promotion for women

  • Ensures that students have access to the latest information for successful diagnosis, management, and health promotion 

New! Assessment of Older Women's Health chapter-bringing together up-to-date coverage of health assessment for today's fastest growing population

  • Fully prepares students to understand and assess the unique health issues of older women

New! Separate chapter on Epidemiology, Diagnostic Methods and Procedures for Women's Health-including material that previously was incorporated in the Assessing Adult Women's Health chapter

  • Makes it easier for students to find relevant information on epidemiology and diagnosis 

Expanded! More coverage of complementary therapies-reflecting the field's latest findings and trends

  • Helps students respond to growing interest in complementary therapies while still offering the best possible care  

Updated! Reflects the CDC's 2010 Sexually Transmitted Infections guidelines-as part of the text's complete and up-to-date coverage of STIs and vaginitis

  • Helps students treat STIs more effectively while fully supporting crucial public health objectives

Table of Contents

I    Women, Health, and the Health Care System

Chapter 1              Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health: Where is the Future Heading? Susan Wysocki

Chapter 2              Growth and Development of Women Diane Marie Schadewald, Marcia Szmania Davis, Ellis Quinn Youngkin

Chapter 3              Epidemiology, Diagnostic Methods, and Procedures in Women's Health Catherine Juve, Diane Marie Schadewald

Chapter 4              Assessing Adolescent Women's Health Renee Sieving, Sarah Stoddard, Deborah A. Raines

Chapter 5              Assessing Adult Women's Health Diane Marie Schadewald, Catherine Juve, Ellis Quinn Youngkin, Marcia Szmania Davis

Chapter 6              Assessing OlderWomen's Health Debra Hain

 

II    Promotion of Wellness for Women

Chapter 7              Women and Sexuality Catherine Ingram Fogel, Diane Marie Schadewald

Chapter 8              Health Needs of Lesbians Debera Jane Thomas

Chapter 9              Health Needs of Women with Disabilities Michele Davidson

Chapter 10            Integrating Wellness: Complementary Therapies and Women's Health Jo Lynne W. Robins

 

III           Promotion of Gynecologic Health Care

Chapter 11            Menstruation and Related Problems and Concerns  Kristine Alswager, Christine Durler, Deborah Griswold

Chapter 12            Contraceptive Management and Family Planning Beth Walcker, Coralie Pederson, Kathryn A. Caufield

Chapter 13            Infertility Michelle Valentine, Jennifer R. Gardella

Chapter 14            Vaginitis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Susan D. Schaffer, Jane Houston

Chapter 15            Women and HIV Dina Treloar, Susan D. Schaffer

Chapter 16            Common Gynecologic Pelvic Disorders Jennifer M. Laubach, Reena P. Lorntson, Donna E. Forrest

Chapter 17            Breast Health Linda Christinsen-Rengel

Chapter 18            The Menopause Transition Catherine Juve, Valerie T. Cotter, Ellis Quinn Youngkin

 

III    Promotion of Women's Health Care During Pregnancy

Chapter 19            Promoting and Assessing Health during Pregnancy Jennifer Demma, Karen Trister Grace

Chapter 20            Maternal Conditions Impacting Risk in Pregnancy Debbie Ringdahl, Melissa Frisvold, Joan Corder-Mabe

Chapter 21            Assessing Fetal Well-Being Michele Davidson, Marion Herndon Fuqua

Chapter 22            Postpartum and Lactation Diane Schadewald, Cheri Friedrich, Kathleen M. Akridge

 

IV    Primary Care Conditions Affecting Women's Health

Chapter 23            Common Medical Problems: Cardiovascular through Hematological Disorders Mary Benbenek, Mary Dierich, Elaine Ferrary, Rita A. Seeger Jablonski

Chapter 24            Common Medical Problems: Musculoskeletal Injuries through Urinary Tract Disorders Gwen Short, Rita A. Seeger Jablonski, Elaine Ferrary

Chapter 25            Psychosocial Health Concerns Ann Bateman, Eugenia Zelanko

 

Appendix A          Emergency Childbirth and Assessment of Newborn Diane Marie Schadewald, Catherine Juve

Appendix B          Selected Screening Tools

Appendix C          Billing and Coding Catherine Juve, Diane Marie Schadewald

Appendix D          Selected Laboratory Values Diane Marie Schadewald, Ellis Quinn Youngkin

Appendix E           Federal Agencies Concerned with Women's Health Diane Marie Schadewald

 

Index