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 life span, 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 managementProvides a robust instructor's toolkit to foster critical thinkingOrganized to enhance easy retrieval of numerous clinical topicsIncludes theoretical frameworks for women's health, health promotion and prevention, and women's health managementPresents brand-new information on genetics, transgender health, endocrine-related problems, health considerations for caregivers, and dementia careKey Features:Distills cutting-edge information on women's health issues through a sociocultural frameworkOffers a comprehensive investigation of key topics in women's healthEdited by renowned scholar/educators for advanced practice nursing students
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 958
Dimensions: 279 x 216 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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