Fast Facts about the Gynecologic Exam for Nurse Practitioners: Conducting the GYN Exam in a Nutshell
Springer Publishing Company, Jun 27, 2012 - Medical - 188 pages
ýThis is an extraordinarily down-to-earth and useful rapid review guide for both novice and experienced cliniciansÍMost of all, this book is a gold mine for clinicians committed to delivering the best possible care to women with a wide range of characteristics and challenges.ţFrom the Foreword by
Joellen W. Hawkins, RN, WHNP-BC, PhD
This step-by-step guide to the key points of conducting the GYN exam addresses everything a nurse practitioner needs to know, from basic procedures through high-level challenges.
The concise and accessible guide discusses strategies to decrease patient anxiety, minimize discomfort, and navigate such challenging scenarios as working with virginal women, premenarchal girls, elderly women, and sexually abused women. It includes difficult-to-find information on how to locate key organs in obese women and how to handle patients who have undergone female genital mutilation. This handy guide also covers diagnostic skills and includes the Fast Facts in a Nutshell summary feature.Key Features: