Advanced Health Assessment of Women: Clinical Skills and Procedures

Publication Year: 2014

Edition: 3rd

Authors/Editor: Carcio, Carcio; Secor, Mimi 

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-612308-4

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Keeping pace with the expanding scope of advanced practice, the third edition provides several completely new chapters authored by renowned specialists, expanded chapters, and updates

New to the third edition:
- Updated assessment guidelines
- New chapters on lesbian health, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, polycystic ovarian syndrome, skin aesthetics, and pelvic pain
- Information on new contraception devices
- New information on domestic violence, health history of special populations, and vaginal microscopy
- Cervical cancer screening, menopause assessment, and osteoporosis screening
- Expanded information on evaluation of the pelvic floor
- Expanded information on aging and menopause
- Updates on infertility and information on BRCA gene testing

Key features:
- Provides detailed descriptions of advanced assessment techniques enhanced with plentiful tables and figures
- Presents the rationale for all assessments and procedures
- Delineates clinical procedures on the leading edge of the expanded role of the advanced practice clinician
- Includes unique chapters about selection and insertion of the vaginal pessary, intrauterine insemination procedure, and donor insemination
- Covers such advanced skills as vulvar exam and biopsy, endometrial biopsy, acrochordonectomy, polypectomy, and colposcopy


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Carcio, Carcio; Secor, Mimi 
ISBN: 978-0-82-612308-4
Physician Assistant
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Obstetrics & Women's Health
Language: English
Edition: 3rd
Pages: 640
Year: 2014

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