Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing
Oxford University Press
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- Up-to-date and practical advice on women's health conditions, written by experienced health care professionals
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Focussing on practical care pathways for common gynaecological conditions, the Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing is a concise and handy reference on women's health for nurses and other health professionals working in primary care, community, health promotion or acute settings. The book starts by setting the scene and discussing the role of nurses and systematically progresses onto anatomy and physiology which underpin gynaecological practice. It includes sections on gynaecology in the community, gynaecology in the wards, specialist gynaecology, and wider sexual health including sexually transmitted infections. Where there are specialist nursing roles or considerations, these are noted with in each chapter.
The book includes illustrations and diagrams to guide the reader, along with references to guidelines, charities, and other useful resources. It is clearly laid out, and written in an easily readable note-based style.
Chapter authors are all specialists in the area they have authored and provide state of the art views of topics. The book is user-friendly, clearly indexed and pocket-sized, and is a useful companion to those working in the field of women's health.
Readership: Gynaecology nurses, practice nurses, medical students, family planning nurses and nurses starting out in their careers in women's health or specialising in women's healthAuthors: Sunanda Gupta, Debra Holloway, and Ali Kubba