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Advanced Health Assessment of Women : Clinical Skills and Procedures,9780826124265
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Advanced Health Assessment of Women : Clinical Skills and Procedures



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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 1/1/2010.
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This text provides standard and advanced clinical skills needed to provide care for women of all ages. The text reviews basic A P of female reproduction, with extensive examination of the complexities of the menstrual cycle and normal flora, as examined at the cellular level. Unit II covers the health history and ties in developmental, physical, psychological, and sociocultural aspects to include. It includes a physical exam, assessment of the female breast, and prenatal assessment. Unit III covers specific investigative procedures including sonohysteroscopy and simple cystometrogram. Key topics and features: Contraceptive Devices Assessment of Women at Risk Evaluation of the Menopausal Woman Appendices containing patient information handouts and practice forms

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentp. xvii
Female Reproduction
Anatomy and Physiology of Female Reproductionp. 3
The Reproductive Cyclep. 17
Health Assessment
The Health Historyp. 27
The Physical Examinationp. 97
Assessment of Vulvar Painp. 85
Assessment of the Female Breastp. 97
Assessment of the Pregnant Womanp. 117
Assessment and Clinical Evaluation of Obesity in Womenp. 147
Investigative Procedures
The Papanicolaou Smear Rebecca Koeniger-Donohuep. 163
Vaginal Microscopyp. 189
Urinalysisp. 229
Sonohysteroscopy (Fluid Contrast Ultrasound)p. 245
Bone Densitometryp. 251
BRCA Testingp. 259
Contraceptive Devices
The FemCapÖp. 271
The Diaphragmp. 281
The Intrauterine Contraception Mimi Clarke Secorp. 293
Contraceptive Implantsp. 311
Assessment of Women at Risk
The Sexual-Assault Victimp. 319
Domestic Violencep. 325
Sexually Transmitted Infectionsp. 331
Evaluation of the Menopausal Woman
Assessment of Menopausal Statusp. 345
Atrophic Vaginitisp. 357
Evaluation of the Pelvic Floor
Pelvic Organ Prolapsep. 371
Urinary Incontinencep. 409
Assessment of the Infertile Woman
Initial Evaluation of Infertilityp. 429
The Postcoital Testp. 453
Evaluation of the Candidate for Intrauterine Inseminationp. 465
Sperm-Washing Techniquep. 473
Intrauterine Insemination Procedurep. 483
Donor Inseminationp. 491
Advanced Skills
Vulvar Cancer and Biopsyp. 503
Endometrial Biopsyp. 511
Acrochordonectomyp. 527
Polypectomyp. 529
Colposcopyp. 531
The Simple Cystometrogramp. 537
Bibliographyp. 543
Indexp. 559
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