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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Description

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

Details

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

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