Women's Health Care in Advanced Practice Nursing

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Women's Health Care in Advanced Practice Nursing

SKU# 9780826102355


  • Catherine Ingram Fogel PhD, RNC, FAAN
  • Nancy Fugate Woods PhD, RN, FAAN

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[A] comprehensive resource oriented to advanced nursing students, but one that also will interest women wishing to learn more about thier health....The volume also covers nutrition, exercise, sexuality, infertility...and other chronic illnesses and disabilities. A wonderful resource. Summing up: Highly recommended.


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

  • Product Details 

    • Publication Date June 23, 2008
    • Page Count 736
    • Product Form Hardback
    • ISBN 13 9780826102355
    • EISBN 9780826103550

    Table of Contents 

      Preface, Catherine Ingram Fogel and Nancy Fugate Woods
      Part I: Women and Their Lives
    1. Women and Their Health, Mona Lydon-Rochelle and Nancy Fugate Woods
    2. Women as Health Care Providers, Diana Taylor, Carol Leppa, and Nancy Fugate Woods
    3. Women and Health Care, Debbie Ward
    4. Women's Bodies, Nancy Fugate Woods and Aileen MacLaren
    5. Young Women's Health, Janet Cady
    6. Midlife Women's Health, Nancy Fugate Woods
    7. Older Women's Health, Barbara B. Cochrane and Heather M. Young

    8. Part II: Frameworks for Practice
    9. Frameworks for Nursing Practice with Women, Cheryl L. Cooke
    10. Well-Woman Assessment, Donna W. Roberson and Catherine Ingram Fogel
    11. Legal Issues in the Care of Women, Diane K. Kjervik

    12. Part III: Health Promotion
    13. Healthy Practices: Nutrition, Betty Lucas
    14. Healthy Practices: Exercise Interventions, Cheryl A. Cahill Lawrence
    15. Mental Health
    16. Sexuality in Women's Lives, Catherine Ingram Fogel
    17. Fertility Control, Joellen W. Hawkins, Holly B. Fontenot, and Allyssa Harris
    18. Preconceptional Health Promotions: A Focus for Prevention, Merry-K. Moos
    19. Prenatal Care, Catherine Ingram Fogel

    20. Part IV: Threats to Health and Health Problems
    21. Infertility, Ellen Olshanky
    22. Unintended Pregnancy, Merry-K. Moos
    23. Perimenstrual and Perimenopausal Symptoms and Syndromes, Diana Taylor, Judith Berg and Catherine Ingram Fogel
    24. Reproductive Surgery, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk
    25. Substance Abuse and Women, Shirley Murphy
    26. Violence against Women, Karen Landenburger and Jacquelyn C. Campbell
    27. Sexually Transmitted Infections, Catherine Ingram Fogel
    28. Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Susanna Garner Cunningham
    29. Chronic Illness and Women, Phyllis Christianson and Eleanor F. Bond
    30. Problems of the Breast, Barbara B. Cochrane
    31. Care of Disabled Women