Women's Sexual Health, 3rd Edition

By Gilly Andrews, RGN, ENB, A08
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  • Comprehensive coverage of broad area of growing interest
  • Practical and detailed, giving the nurse, who may be the first person a woman would choose to talk to, confidence in her advice
  • Written by experts in their field, drawing on a wealth of clinical experience
  • Up-to-date on high-profile developments for management of menopause, infertility, family planning, and surgical investigations and procedures
  • Addresses key ethical and moral issues and dilemmas in which a nurse may become involved.
  • Learning objectives in each chapter facilitate study
  • All aspects of women's health covered - no need to buy separate textbooks for different subjects.
  • Clearly divided into three sections for ease of use.
  • Research and evidence-based text which is well referenced.
  • Each chapter concludes with a comprehensive resource section which includes relevant web sites
  • Colour plate section.
  • Comprehensively illustrated with two-colour text design. A mixture of table, graphs, illustrations, case scenarios, black and white illustrations break up text.
  • Comprehensive index and glossary
  • Sexual health encompasses a broad range of interlinked mental, physical and emotional issues, reflecting how well-being, illness or a particular problem can influence a woman's sexuality and affect not only her but also her family, relationships, work and her own hopes and fears. Women's Sexual Health is a comprehensive reference and text book that holistically covers the full range of women's health issues from the young adolescent woman through to the post-menopausal woman. This book gives a holistic and balanced view of women's sexual well-being and of the inseparability of physical and mental health. The third edition of this successful book draws on a wealth of research and contributors' professional experience to provide a fully up-to-date and comprehensive textbook of women's sexual health.

    Key Features
    • Comprehensively updated and referenced content on all aspects of women's health, reflecting the latest research and developments in current thinking
    • Advice on dealing with key ethical and moral issues and dilemmas
    • Case scenarios to illustrate particular situations
    • Sections in each chapter containing: learning objectives; ideas for personal and professional development; patient education points; useful resources and further reading lists
    ISBN 9780702027628
    Product Format Book
    Author Information By Gilly Andrews, RGN, ENB, A08, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Family Planning, King's College Hospital; Menopause and PMS Clinic, The Lister Hospital, London, UK
    Table of Content Foreword. Preface .Women's sexuality. Ethico-legal issues in women's health .Promoting a healthy lifestyle. Using complementary therapies to aid women's sexual health .Psychosexual and emotional care. Women with special needs and concerns .Young people and sex. Sexuality during and after pregnancy . Unplanned pregnancy The management of subfertility. Contraception. Breast screening and breast disorders. Cervical screening and abnormalities. Sexual Health and sexually transmissible infections. Premenstrual syndrome. The menopause. Continence issues. Common gynaecological problems. Gynaecological investigations and surgery. Glossary. Index
    Publication Date 10-05-2005
    Pages 622
    Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
    Stock Status In Stock
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