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Women's Health Care

Women's Health Care

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February 1995 | 760 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This comprehensive handbook will provide nurses and other health-care professionals with a major new resource on women's health issues

The handbook opens with a presentation of vital demographics, examining women's health within specific age groups.

Next, the contributors deal with nursing and health-care practice, beginning with an examination of women's experiences as recipients of health care, and then moving on to establish frameworks for the practice and assessment of the healthy woman.

Chapters on health-care promotion for women address such topics as nutrition, exercise and fertility control in terms of current theory and research.

The handbook ends with an examination of the common health problems women experience such as violence, substance abuse, high-risk childbearing and reproductive surgery.

Nancy Fugate Woods
Women and Their Health
Carol Leppa
Women as Health Care Providers
Nancy Fugate Woods
Women's Bodies
Nancy Fugate Woods
Young Women
Catherine Ingram Fogel and Nancy Fugate Woods
Midlife Women's Health
Margaret Dimond
Old Women
Debbie Ward
Women and Health Care
Nancy Fugate Woods
Frameworks for Nursing Practice with Women
Linda Wheeler and Catherine Ingram Fogel
Well-Woman Assessment
Sharon Deevey
Lesbian Health Care
Ellen Mitchell
Health Protection and Health Promotion for Women
Bonnie Worthington-Roberts
Cheryl A Cahill
Joellen Hawkins
Fertility Control
Anne Hopkins Fishel
Mental Health
Bonnie Rogers
Women in the Workplace
Betty Harris
Choices in Childbearing
Jacquelyn C Campbell and Karen Landenburger
Violence against Women
Catherine Ingram Fogel and Lynne Porter Lewallen
High-Risk Childbearing
Dona Lethbridge
Unwanted Pregnancy
Linda Bernard
Sexuality in Women's Lives
Chris Vourakis
Drug Abuse Problems among Women
Catherine Ingram Fogel
Common Symptoms
Bleeding, Pain and Discharge

Catherine Ingram Fogel
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Catherine Garner
Deitra Lowdermilk
Reproductive Surgery
Janet Primomo
Chronic Illnesses and Women
Barbara Nettles-Carlson
Problems of the Breast
Margarete Sandelowski
Reproductive Technology

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ISBN: 9780803970236