Guidelines For Nurse Practitioners In Gynecologic Settings

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Item#: 9780826122827
Edition 11
Author Hawkins Et Al
Cover Spiral bound
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A "one-stop" comprehensive guide to women's healthââ¥updated with new evidence-based guidelines and timely topicsThe 11th edition of this classic guide for assessment and management of common gynecologic conditions by advanced practice nurses is updated with cutting-edge topics, new evidence-based guidelines, and current patient teaching materials to enhance excellence in clinical practice. This edition features a completely updated chapter on the well-woman annual exam, including issues about the care of older women, and extensive revisions throughout regarding contraceptive methods, CAMs, medical abortion, HIV/AIDS, HPV screening and vaccine recommendations, and much more.Guidelines reflect "best-practice" standards of care culled from literature on evidence-based practice that help ensure improved patient outcomes. Expert contributors include prominent specialists from all areas of gynecologic health. Complete guidelines are presented in a format that includes definition, etiology, history, physical exam, laboratory exam, differential diagnosis, treatment, complications, consultation/referral, and follow-up.New to the 11th Edition:Enhanced mental health chapter detailing the discontinuation of SSRIs/SNRIsGuidelines for management of cytological abnormalities and cervical intraepithelial neoplasiaNew information on menopause and osteoporosisUpdated information on contraception based on patients' individual profiles and clinical dataRevised information on natural family planning from an expert educatorNew data on the long-term effects of hormone replacement therapyAdditional data-based evidence on over-the-counter remedies and nonprescription supplementsNew data on screenings for
east cancerNew Pap smear guidelines across the life spanPhysical assessment of pelvic floor integrity and dysfunctionHelpful techniques for difficult examinationsInformation on lesbian, bisexual, and transgender health concernsKey Features:Reflects best-practice standards of care empirically demonstrated to improve patient outcomesPresents guidelines in a concise, consistent outline format to ensure quick and easy access to clinical informationWritten by a highly respected and experienced team of authorsProvides valuable patient teaching information, also available online

Short Description
The 11th edition of this classic guide for nursing management of common gynecological conditions is updated with cutting-edge topics, new evidence-based guidelines, and current patient teaching materials to enhance excellence in clinical practice. It features a completely new chapter on the well woman annual exam including issues about the care of older women, and extensive revisions regarding contraceptive methods, CAMs, medical abortion, HIV-AIDs, HPV screening and vaccine recommendations, and much more. Appendices containing abundant clinical resources and valuable patient teaching information, and comprehensive bibliographies, are also extensively revised and rewritten. Concise and well organized, this authoritative resource features an outline format that provides speedy access to critical information across the age span. Guidelines reflect “best-practice” standards of care that are culled from literature on evidence-based practice and help to ensure improved patient outcomes. Expert contributors include prominent specialists from all arenas of gynecological health.

Table of Contents
ContentsContributorsPrefaceAcknowledgmentPART I: GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE1. Well-Woman Initial/Annual Gynecologic Exam2. Safe Practices for Clinicians3. Complementary and Alternative Therapies4. Smoking Cessation5. Weight Management6. Guidelines for Assessing Victims of Abuse and ViolencePART II: GUIDELINES FOR CONTRACEPTION AND PRECONCEPTION CARE7. Methods of Contraception and Family PlanningBarrier MethodsContraceptive Spermicides and CondomsEmergency ContraceptionHormonal ContraceptionIntrauterine Devices/Intrauterine Contraceptive DevicesNatural Family PlanningSterilization8. Preconception CarePART III: GUIDELINES FOR MANAGING WOMEN’S HEALTH CONDITIONS9. Breast ConditionsAbnormal Breast DischargeBreast MassBreast Pain10. Cervical AberrationsCervicitisPAP Smear and Colposcopy11. Emotional and Mental Health Issues Appropriate for Assessment and Treatment in Women’s Health Care Settings12. Genitourinary Tract ConditionsInterstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder SyndromeUrinary Tract Infection13. Infertility14. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Vulvar DermatologyPelvic Floor DysfunctionVulvar Dermatology15. Medical AbortionPostabortion Care: Medical and SurgicalPostabortion Complications16. Menstrual DisordersAbnormal Vaginal BleedingAmenorrheaDysmenorrheaEndometrial BiopsyPremenstrual Syndrome17. Miscellaneous Gynecologic ConditionsAbdominal PainAcute Pelvic PainBartholin’s Cyst, BartholinitisChronic Pelvic PainDysesthetic VulvodyniaPediculosisPelvic Inflammatory DiseasePelvic MassPudendal NeuralgiaScabiesUterine LeiomyomataVulvar Conditions18. Perimenopause and PostmenopauseGeneral Care MeasuresHormone TherapyOsteoporosis19. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome20. Sexual Dysfunction21. Vaginal ConditionsChecklist for Vaginal Discharge WorkupChecklist for Vaginal Discharge With Odor WorkupBacterial VaginosisCandidiasisChancroidChlamydia trachomatisInfectionCondylomata Acuminata (Genital Warts)Genital Herpes SimplexGonorrheaGranuloma InguinaleHepatitisHIV/AIDSLymphogranuloma VenereumMolluscum ContagiosumSyphilisTrichomoniasisPART IV: APPENDICESPDF versions of the Patient Information and Consent Forms (Appendix A) and the Patient Education Handouts (Appendix I) are available at www.springerpub.com/hawkins11APPENDIX A: Patient Information and Consent FormsDiaphragmEmergency ContraceptionHormonal ContraceptivesInjectable Contraception (Depo-Provera)Intrauterine DeviceAPPENDIX B: Abuse Assessment ScreenAPPENDIX C: Danger AssessmentAPPENDIX D: Self-Assessment of HIV RiskAPPENDIX E: Women and Heart Disease: Risk Factor AssessmentAPPENDIX F: Complementary and Alternative MedicineAPPENDIX G: ConstipationAPPENDIX H: Body Mass Conversion TableAPPENDIX I: “For Your Information”: Patient Education HandoutsBacterial VaginosisCandidiasis (Monilia) Yeast InfectionChlamydia trachomatisContraceptive ImplantContraceptive PatchContraceptive Shield: Lea’s ShieldContraceptive Vaginal Ring (NuvaRing)Cystitis (Bladder Infection)FemcapGenital Herpes SimplexGenital Warts (Condylomata Acuminata)GonorrheaHormone TherapyLice (Pediculosis)Natural Family Planning to Prevent or Achieve PregnancyOsteoporosisPolycystic Ovary SyndromePostabortion Self-Care: Medical or SurgicalPreconception Self-CarePremenstrual SyndromeScabiesSpermicides and CondomsStop SmokingStress or Urge Incontinence (Loss of Urine)Surgical Postabortion CareSyphilisTrichomoniasisVaginal Contraceptive SpongeVaginal DischargeBibliographiesIndex