Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide by Ellis Quinn YoungkinWomen's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide by Ellis Quinn Youngkin

Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide

byEllis Quinn Youngkin, Marcia Szmania Davis, Diane Schadewald

Paperback | September 10, 2012

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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.

Title:Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:960 pages, 9.9 × 8 × 1.5 inPublished:September 10, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132576732

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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 J o 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