Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Gynecologic Settings

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-09-23
  • Publisher: Springer Pub Co

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""This textbook provides the busy clinician with a 'one stop' comprehensive guide to women's health that includes essential components of the history, diagnostic workup, treatment, and management guidelines for most common health issues and problems specific to providing gynecologic care to women. Clinicians will welcome the updated clinical content and additional resources and educational recommendations."" R. Mimi Secor, MS, MEd, FNP-BC, FAANP Family Nurse Practitioner/Consultant, Specializing in Women's Health National NP Radio Host for ReachMD "Partners in Practice" (From the Foreword) This landmark 10th edition of a highly respected classic and best-selling reference provides current guidelines for primary care management of common gynecological conditions across the age span. The fully revised new edition provides well-organized, concise, and easier-to-access evidence-based practice guidelines for use in community and ambulatory settings. It has been written by nurse practitioners with over 90 years of combined experience in women's health, and integrates the knowledge of noted experts for each topic. This 10th edition offers new information for all guidelines and presents essential new guidelines for sexually transmitted diseases, family planning, medical abortion, breast cancer screening and other breast conditions, osteoporosis, menopause, incontinence, sexual dysfunction, complementary and alternative therapies, smoking cessation, abuse and violence screening, abuse screening for disabled women, and Pap, PCOS, and preconception care. The guide also contains an entirely new chapter on annual well woman visits, an enhanced mental health chapter detailing discontinuation of SSRIs/SNRIs, recent guidelines from the World Health Organization regarding contraception, and more. This book will be of value to graduate nursing programs, all nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives.Key Features: Reflects "best practice" standards of care empirically proven to improve patient outcomes by at least 28% Provides quick and easy access to crucial clinical information through use of an intuitive alpha organization, a consistent format, and new spiral bindingContains new "Well Woman Annual Visit" chapter Patient education handouts are included in book AND are available in printable PDF format onlineContains completely new bibliographies reflecting the latest literature and evidence-based practice, and relevant websites

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
General Guidelines for Women's Health Care
Well Woman Initial/Annual Gynecologic Examp. 3
Safe Practices for Cliniciansp. 9
Complementary and Alternative Therapiesp. 13
Smoking Cessationp. 25
Weight Managementp. 35
Guidelines for Assessing Victims of Abuse and Violencep. 47
Assessment for Abuse and/or Violencep. 48
Guidelines for Contraception and Preconception Care
Methods of Contraception and Family Planningp. 53
Barrier Methodsp. 54
Contraceptive Spermicides and Condomsp. 59
Emergency Contraceptionp. 61
Hormonal Contraceptionp. 65
Intrauterine Devices/Intrauterine Contraceptive Devicesp. 74
Natural Family Planningp. 79
Sterilizationp. 81
Preconception Carep. 87
Guidelines for Managing Women's Health Conditions
Breast Conditionsp. 95
bnormal Breast Dischargep. 96
reast Massp. 99
reast Painp. 103
Cervical Aberrationsp. 107
Cervicitisp. 108
Papanicolaou (PAP) Smear and Colposcopyp. 111
Emotional and Mental Health Issuesp. 121
Appropriate for Assessment and Treatment in Women's Health Care Settingp. 122
Genitourinary Tract Conditionsp. 137
Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndromep. 138
Urinary Tract Infectionp. 140
Infertilityp. 145
Loss of Integrity of Pelvic Floor Structuresp. 149
Medical Abortionp. 155
Postabortion Care: Medical and Surgicalp. 160
Postabortion Complicationsp. 163
Menstrual Disordersp. 167
Abnormal Vaginal Bleedingp. 168
Amenorrheap. 171
Dysmenorrheap. 174
Endometrial Biopsyp. 177
Premenstrual Syndromep. 180
Miscellaneous Gynecologic Conditionsp. 185
Abdominal Painp. 186
Acute Pelvic Painp. 189
Bartholin's Cyst Bartholinitisp. 194
Chronic Pelvic Painp. 196
Dysesthetic Vulvodyniap. 199
Pediculosisp. 204
Pelvic Inflammatory Diseasep. 207
Pelvic Massp. 212
Scabiesp. 215
Uterine Leiomyomatap. 218
Vulvar Conditionsp. 221
Perimenopause and Postmenopausep. 227
General Care Measuresp. 228
Hormone Therapyp. 232
Osteoporosisp. 236
Polycystic Ovary Syndromep. 243
Sexual Dysfunctionp. 247
Vaginal Conditionsp. 253
Checklist for Vaginal Discharge Workupp. 254
Checklist for Vaginal Discharge With Odor Workupp. 258
Candidiasisp. 260
Bacterial Vaginosisp. 264
Chancroidp. 268
Chlamydia Trachomatis Infectionp. 271
Condylomata Acuminata (Genital Warts)p. 275
Genital Herpes Simplexp. 279
Gonorrheap. 284
Granuloma Inguinalep. 288
Hepatitisp. 291
HIV/AIDSp. 295
Lymphogranuloma Venereump. 298
Molluscum Contagiosump. 301
Syphilisp. 303
Trichomoniasisp. 307
Patient Information and Consent Formsp. 313
Hormonal Contraceptivesp. 314
Injectable Contraception (Depo-Provera)p. 318
Diaphragmp. 321
Intrauterine Devicep. 324
Information Handout for Emergency Contraceptionp. 328
Abuse Assessment Screenp. 333
Danger Assessmentp. 335
Self-Assessment of HIV Riskp. 339
Women and Heart Disease: Risk Factor Assessment
Complementary and Alternative Medicinep. 347
Constipationp. 351
Body Mass Index Tablep. 355
"For Your information": Patient Education Handoutsp. 359
Bacterial Vaginosisp. 361
Candidiasis (Monilia) Yeast Infectionp. 363
Chlamydia Trachomatisp. 365
Contraceptive Implantp. 367
Contraceptive Patchp. 370
Contraceptive Shield: Lea's Shieldp. 373
Contraceptive Vaginal Ring (Nuvaring)p. 375
Cystitis (Bladder Infection)p. 377
Femcapp. 379
Genital Herpes Simplexp. 381
Genital Warts (Condylomata Acuminata)p. 383
Gonorrheap. 388
Hormone Therapyp. 390
Lice (Pediculosis)p. 393
Natural Family Planning to Prevent or Achieve Pregnancyp. 396
Osteoporosisp. 407
Polycystic Ovary Syndromep. 409
Postabortion Self-Care: Medical or Surgicalp. 411
Preconception Self-Carep. 413
Premenstrual Syndromep. 415
Scabiesp. 417
Spermicides and Condomsp. 419
Stop Smokingp. 422
Stress or Urge Incontinence (Loss of Urine)p. 425
Surgical Postabortion Carep. 428
Syphilisp. 430
Trichomoniasisp. 432
Vaginal Contraceptive Spongep. 434
Vaginal Dischargep. 436
Bibliographiesp. 439
Indexp. 463
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