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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