20 Common Problems in Women's Health Care

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Mindy A. Smith, Leslie A. Shimp
McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, 2000 - Medical - 686 pages
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20 Common Problems in Women's Health Care Mindy A. Smith, M.D., M.S. Leslie A. Shimp, Pharm. D, M.S. 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 reproducible 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 nonprescription drugs *Use handy diagnostic and treatment algorithms *Discover emerging treatments for women's disorders *Manage your patients' conditions with leading-edge biomedical and psychosocial tools Look for other 20 Common Titles in Primary Care: Geriatrics, Dermatology, Ethics, and more. *

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Contents

THE WOMENS HEALTH MAINTENANCE EXAMINATION
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FAMILY PLANNING
21
PRENATAL CARE
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