First Edition Designated a Doody's Core Title
Praise for the First Edition:
" " A] comprehensive resource oriented to advanced nursing students, but one that also will interest women wishing to learn more about their health....The volume also covers nutrition, exercise, sexuality, infertility...and other chronic illnesses and disabilities. A wonderful resource. Summing up: Highly recommended.""
Replete with vital information, the second edition of this authoritative women s health text provides graduate nursing students and nurse practitioners with the resources to deliver optimal health to women of all ages. Edited by a team of highly distinguished clinicians, scholars and educators, chapters retain a distinctive socio-cultural lens that views women s health as it relates to their lives and identities. Eighteen new chapters address clinical/primary care topics, genetics, environmental and occupational health promotion, health considerations for female caregivers, transgender care, urologic health concerns, dementia care, and more. An instructor toolkit includes multiple resources to enhance critical thinking, and case studies for every chapter engage critical thinking skills to apply the multi-dimensional content in context..
This uniquely comprehensive resource examines women s health through a variety of clinical practice and theoretical frameworks such as feminism, feminist theory, and globalization. The second edition retains the important focus on prevention, managing symptoms, and health problems that are unique to women. Chapters address relevant legal issues, health throughout the lifespan, nutrition and exercise, sleep difficulties, mental health, LGBTQ health, fertility, substance abuse, violence against women, and dozens of specific health disorders.
New to the Second Edition: Updated to include the most current evidence-based, primary care management guidelines in women's healthIncludes 18 new chapters addressing health promotion and symptom management Provides robust instructor toolkit to foster critical thinking Organized to enhance easy retrieval of numerous clinical topics Includes theoretical frameworks for women's health, health promotion and prevention, and women's health management Presents brand-new information on genetics, transgender health, endocrine-related problems, health considerations for caregivers, and dementia care
Key Features: Distills cutting edge information on women's health issues through a social-cultural framework Offers a comprehensive investigation of all key topics in women's health Edited by renowned scholar/educators for advance practice nursing students "