Women's Health Care in Advanced Practice Nursing

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Women's Health Care in Advanced Practice Nursing

SKU# 9780826102355

Author: Catherine Ingram Fogel PhD, RNC, FAAN

Editors: Catherine Ingram Fogel PhD, RNC, FAAN Nancy Fugate Woods PhD, RN, FAAN


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Designated a Doody's Core Title!

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