Fast Facts About Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): A Nurse's Guide to Expert Patient Care

Editor/Author Scannell, Meredith
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-618486-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2021
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This guide reviews common sexually transmitted diseases in depth, providing epidemiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, long-term sequelae, disease transmission, diagnosis, and recommended treatment. It focuses on nursing-specific interventions that include understanding a sensitive and appropriate patient history, interpreting a holistic consideration of patient lifestyle, and linking population-specific patient education and counseling.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction to Sexually Transmitted Infections - Scannell, Meredith
  • 2. Human Papillomavirus - Gayoski, Deborah A.
  • 3. Herpes Simplex - Wilson-Mills, Laura and Mills, Leigha
  • 4. Gonorrhea - Young, Kerrie and Scannell, Meredith
  • 5. Chlamydia - Hart-Brown, Christine
  • 6. Syphilis - Hollins, Charlene C. and Maccini, Kerry
  • 7. Trichomoniasis - Fonseca, Michelle N. and Scannell, Meredith
  • 8. Bacterial Vaginosis - Baker, Tama and Baker, Jillian
  • 9. Hepatitis - Scannell, Meredith
  • 10. HIV and AIDS - Dundin, Andrew
  • 11. Pediculosis Pubis and Scabies - Chu, Sarah and Scannell, Meredith
  • 12. Other Blood-Borne and Sexually Contagious Infections - Scannell, Meredith, Brady, Colleen, and Regis, Stephanie
  • 13. Cervicitis and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Scannell, Meredith
  • 14. Vulnerable Populations - Dundin, Andrew and Scannell, Meredith
  • 15. Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections - Rossini, Mary Ellen and Rossini, Adrieana