Fogel, Catherine Ingram
Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Price: Core Collection Only
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 35
Book Status: Available
This book is the ideal tool to help graduate level nursing students expand their understanding of women's health care and wellness issues. For easy reference, Women's Health Care in Advanced Practice Nursing is organized into four parts: Women and Their Lives, covering connections between women's lives and their health. Frameworks for Practice, addressing health care practice with women. Health Promotion, covering ways for women to promote their health and prevent many chronic diseases. Threats to Health and Health Problems, addressing problems unique to women, diseases more prevalent in women, and those in which there are different risk factors Key features include: The most recently available data on selected social characteristics of women with a focus on changing population demographics. Separate chapters on health issues of adolescent/young adult, midlife, and older women. Chapters on preconceptional and prenatal care. Chapters covering cardiovascular disease, chronic disease, sexually transmitted infections and other common infections, HIV/AIDS, and women with disabilities. Lesbian health care content, which is integrated throughout.