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Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Gynecologic Settings (Paperback) (Joellen W. Hawkins)
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The 11th edition of this classic guide for nursing management of common gynecological conditions is updated with cutting-edge topics, new evidence-based guidelines, and current patient teaching materials to enhance excellence in clinical practice. It features a completely new chapter on the well woman annual exam including issues about the care of older women, and extensive revisions regarding contraceptive methods, CAMs, medical abortion, HIV-AIDs, HPV screening and vaccine recommendations, and much more. Appendices containing abundant clinical resources and valuable patient teaching information, and comprehensive bibliographies, are also extensively revised and rewritten. Concise and well organized, this authoritative resource features an outline format that provides speedy access to critical information across the age span. Guidelines reflect “best-practice” standards of care that are culled from literature on evidence-based practice and help to ensure improved patient outcomes. Expert contributors include prominent specialists from all arenas of gynecological health.