Women S Gynecologic Health

Author: Schuiling
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284076024
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Women's Gynecologic Health, Third Edition is a comprehensive text that equips students and practicing clinicians with a strong foundation in women's gynecologic health, including health promotion, maintenance, and treatment. Based on the most recent research and evidence, it provides authoritative content written from a feminist perspective to convey a holistic approach to care. Completely updated and revised, it includes clinical considerations specific to the different physical and psychosocial life stages of women, an emphasis on physiologic mechanisms in order to enhance understanding of normal and abnormal processes, and evidence-based content.

Clinical Practice Guidelines For Midwifery Women S Health

Author: Nell L. Tharpe
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284121917
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Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fifth Edition is an accessible and easy-to-use quick reference guide for midwives and women’s healthcare providers. Completely updated and revised to reflect the changing clinical environment, it offers current evidence-based practice, updated approaches, and opportunities for midwifery leadership in every practice setting. Also included are integrative, alternative, and complementary therapies. The Fifth Edition examines the transition to the use of ICD-10 codes, women’s health policy and advocacy, risk assessment and decision-making in practice, and inspiring trust in midwifery care. New clinical practice guidelines include health promotion and primary care practice, such as promoting restorative sleep, optimizing oral health, promoting a healthy weight, and caring for the woman with a substance abuse disorder.

Primary Care Procedures In Women S Health

Author: Cathryn B. Heath
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387766041
Size: 52.65 MB
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Despite the common perception that medicine is becoming specialty driven, there are many reasons for primary care providers to offer women’s health procedures in an office setting. Women feel more comfortable having procedures done by prov- ers whom they already know and trust. Continuity of care is still valued by patients, who trust their primary care providers to work with them as collaborators in the decision-making process. Women have found that their options for care have become limited, not by their own decision, but by the lack of training of their p- vider. In rural areas, the barriers of time, expense, and travel often prevent many women from obtaining necessary care; yet many of the procedures that these women are requesting are relatively easy to learn. Positive experiences are shared by women who then refer friends and family by word of mouth. This book has been designed to assist not only the clinician performing the pro- dures covered, but also the office staff with setting up the equipment tray prior to p- forming the procedure and with preparing office documents and coding information needed to complete the procedure. Most procedures covered can be done with a mi- mum investment in equipment and require minimal training.

Practical Gynecology

Author: Janice Ryden
Publisher: ACP Press
ISBN: 9781934465059
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Women often present to their primary care physician with gynecologic complaints. Practical Gynecology: A Guide for the Primary Care Physician helps you advise and treat your patients knowledgeably and effectively.

Pharmacology For Women S Health

Author: Mary C. Brucker
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284108112
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Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition is a unique text that discusses pharmacology as it specifically relates to women’s health. Completely updated and revised to reflect the changing field of pharmacology, it includes new pharmacological agents for common conditions, changes in indications, the use of vaccines, updated guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for treatment of sexually transmitted infections, and the effects of the Affordable Care Act. It also includes new resource boxes in each chapter for easy access to more information.

Psychological Aspects Of Women S Health Care

Author: Nada L. Stotland
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585628063
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In the decade since the first edition of this work was published, an incredible array of reproductive technologies and associated issues has emerged. Obstetricians and gynecologists are hard-pressed to deal with the startling breadth and depth of these issues, which require mastery over a daunting combination of ever-increasing scientific knowledge, technical skills, long hours, legal liability, and exposure to clinical situations of overwhelming emotional intensity. Psychiatrists have a vital role to play in helping obstetricians and gynecologists cope with a host of problems whose resolutions require not just technical skill, but also knowledge of biology, psychology, sociology, anthropology, ethics, and law. For example, to design and implement strategies to reduce the transmission of HIV, psychiatrists could work with public health workers to incorporate the psychology, sociology, and anthropology of female reproductive behavior. Psychiatrists could likewise improve the diagnosis and treatment of breast and pelvic malignancies by elucidating the factors that deter women from self-examination and regular medical screening and enhance treatment compliance. Divided into three sections, this clinical and theoretical sourcebook addresses every major area of contemporary concern. Pregnancy covers topics from the psychology of normal gestation to physical and psychiatric complications during and after pregnancy, including new prenatal diagnostic techniques and the dynamic issues that emerge when abnormalities are detected, and the use of psychotropic drugs and electroconvulsive therapy in pregnant and lactating patients. Gynecology discusses not only common gynecologic problems but also more controversial issues such as induced abortion and the new reproductive technologies, including the role of the menstrual cycle in exacerbating and precipitating psychologic symptoms, the psychiatric aspects of menopause, the assessment and management of chronic pelvic pain, the psychosocial concomitants of gynecologic malignancies and the emotional demands on the oncology team, and the special implications of HIV/AIDS. General Issues offers a broad, balanced view of topics rarely found in the literature, such as men's reactions to women's reproductive events, substance abuse and eating disorders, sexual and physical abuse (often part of the histories of patients with personality disorders and posttraumatic stress disorders), ethical and legal issues, and health care for lesbian patients. Of special significance is Dr. Stotland's chapter on how consultation-liaison services are provided to obstetrics and gynecology services. This practical and scholarly volume is exceptionally useful as a teaching reference for medical and other health care students and residents in psychiatry and obstetrics and gynecology. It also provides a valuable resource for the clinician working to improve the psychological well-being of women patients.

Primary Care Of Women A Guide For Midwives And Women S Health Providers

Author: Barbara Hackley
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763766895
Size: 74.18 MB
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This text presents primary care information for the nurse-midwifery scope of practice, including management of primary care problems in essentially healthy women, and the management/coordination of primary care for pregnant women with significant, established medical conditions. The text covers prevention, including lifestyle changes and immunizations; screening; management of common health problems appropriate to nurse-midwifery practice; and the presentation and management of common health problems in pregnancy.

A Guide To Women S Health

Author: Tolu Oyelowo
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284079619
Size: 71.66 MB
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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.

Women And Health

Author: Marlene B. Goldman
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123849799
Size: 32.94 MB
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Women and Health is a comprehensive reference that addresses health issues affecting women of all ages — from adolescence through maturity. It goes far beyond other books on this topic, which concentrate only on reproductive health, and has a truly international perspective. It covers key issues ranging from osteoporosis to breast cancer and other cancers, domestic violence, sexually transmitted diseases, occupational hazards, eating disorders, heart disease and other chronic illnesses, substance abuse, and societal and behavioral influences on health. In this second edition of Women and Health, chapters thoughtfully explore the current state of women’s health and health care, including the influences of sex and gender on the occurrence of a wide variety of diseases and conditions. All chapters have been extensively updated and emphasize the epidemiology of the condition — the etiology, occurrence, primary and secondary prevention (screening), risk factors, surveillance, changing trends over time, and critical analysis of the diagnostic and treatment options and controversies. Treatment sections in each chapter have been expanded to create a stronger dialogue between epidemiologists and women's health practitioners. Saves researchers and clinicians time in quickly accessing the very latest details on a broad range of women’s health issues, as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles Provides a common language for epidemiologists, public health practitioners, and women’s health specialists to discuss the behavioral, cultural, and biological determinants of women’s health Researchers and medical specialists will learn how the gender-specific risks and features of one organ system’s diseases affect the health of other organ systems For example: Hormone replacement therapy used to treat imbalance within the endocrine system is also being used to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease; Drugs developed for type 2 diabetes are now being used in chemoprevention Orients the non-gerontologist about the importance of considering the entire life cycle of women within research designs and treatment plans Professors teaching courses in women’s health will use slides and additional materials to structure lectures/courses; students will use slides as a unique resource to study for exams

Primary Care Of Women

Author: Barbara K. Hackley
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284126293
Size: 67.83 MB
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Primary Care of Women, Second Edition is an essential and easy-to use resource for healthcare providers who offer primary care to women. Ideal for new and experienced clinicians, it focuses on the need to address women’s health holistically. Each chapter begins by discussing common symptoms and how to evaluate them before moving on to diagnosis and management of the most common conditions seen in women. Topics include prevention, screening, management of common health problems, and the presentation and management of common health issues in pregnancy. Completely updated and revised, the Second Edition includes new chapters on sleep disorders, dental health, and complementary and alternative medicine. Also included is an increased focus on topics such as mental health and violence.