Women's Health in General Practice

Women's Health in General Practice

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A clear, accessible guide to womena€™s health, providing evidence-based information relevant to the primary care setting Womena€™s Health in General Practice, 2nd Edition has been written for General Practitioners, family physicians and doctors undertaking general practice training programs. This comprehensive womena€™s health textbook will also assist health practitioners working in rural and remote areas, and nurse practitioners working in primary care settings. This new edition of Womena€™s Health in General Practice textbook incorporates a fresh style and format focused on the needs of busy doctors and nurses. Of particular benefit are the textbooka€™s practice tips and examples of useful approaches to take when dealing with womena€™s sexual health issues and reproductive health issues. Key point summaries, pullout boxes and tables highlighting pertinent points, tips for practitioners, case scenarios and a QaA format all make Womena€™s Health in General Practice, 2nd Edition an essential addition to any general practice. This second edition has been fully revised to include recent developments in womena€™s health such as: a€c the quick-start method for commencement of contraception, better a€˜missed pilla€™ rules, developments in the provision of emergency contraception and an overview of new contraceptive devices such as the NuvaRing a€c the epidemiology of HPV infection, its relationship to cervical cancer and HPV vaccination a€c better characterisation of the risk inherent in a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer a€c greater awareness of the importance of preconception care, the breadth of issues that need to be addressed and the effect of lifestyle factors on fertility a€c developments in the understanding of the aetiology and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) a€c evidence-based guidelines to support diagnosis and management of common conditions such as menorrhagia, endometriosis, miscarriage and postnatal care, and support of evidence-based counselling regarding ovarian cancer screening, sexual problems and intimate partner violencehad already had children, needed long-term but reversible contraception and was in a monogamous relationship. ... she wouldna#39;t have to worry about contraception once it was in and that she could get it removed at any timeby a GP . She also had a choice of either the progestogen-releasing IUS(Mirena), which wouldultimately make hera#39;period-freea#39;, or the Copper ... The GP explained to her that a diaphragm was OK to use if she didna#39;t really mind getting pregnant again, as even whenanbsp;...


Title:Women's Health in General Practice
Author: Danielle Mazza
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2011-01-07
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