Based on the 20 most common problems in women's health care as compiled by the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and the National Center for Health Statistics, this book serves as a practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of those problems encountered by the primary care provider. It covers pathophysiology, patient evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment, along with discussions of patient education and communication, family dynamics, current controversies, and emerging therapies for each problem. TOPICS INCLUDE: preventive care/health maintenance, family planning, prenatal care, menopause, eating disorders, abuse, depression and anxiety, menstrual disorders, STDs, miscarriage, breast disorders, and more. The book/series works the way clinicians work, complete with tools, tricks, and techniques for making difficult diagnoses and managing situations for the Top 20 presenting complaints -one chapter per problem
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"This book is extremely well written, and, unlike many women's health texts..." "It is an excellent learning tool as well as a solid reference guide." ( Doody's 2001-01-01)From the Back Cover:
This user-friendly practitioner's guide thoroughly covers the 20 conditions that most often prompt women to seek health care. With a chapter on each condition, 20 common Problems in Women's Health Care provides easy access to current diagnostic and treatment options for the great majority of women patients seen in primary care. Inside, you'll find easy-to-use, informative chapters on preventive care and health maintenance, prenatal care, menopause, miscarriage, STDs, menstrual and breast disorders, and 13 other most-presented conditions delineated by the National Center for Health Statistics and the National Medical Ambulatory Care Survey. Each issue-focused chapter gives you useful and relevant pathophysiology, patient evaluation procedures, diagnostics, and treatment. You also get insights into patient communication and education, as well as tips and reproductible patient handouts. 20 Common Problems in Women's Health Care can help you: Offer patients up-to-date care on issues from family planning to physical abuse. Recognize and effectively treat eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and other common conditions. Make difficult diagnoses and select appropriate treatments with evidence-based guidance and 125 illustrations. Quickly review regimens for prescription and non prescription drugs. Use handy diagnostic and treatment for women's disorders. Discover emerging treatments for women's disorders. Manage your patients' conditions with leading-edge biomedical and psychosocial tools.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070697671