Gynaecological Nursing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443062025

Gynaecological Nursing

1st Edition

A Practical Guide

Authors: Elizabeth Gangar Vicki Allanach
Hardcover ISBN: 9780443062025
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 6th June 2001
Page Count: 400

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GYNAECOLOGICAL NURSING is a comprehensive practical guide to many women health issues, written by nurses for nurses. This is a concise, clinically focused text on disease and disorders, which are unique to or are more common, in women. Medical technology is moving forward with resulting changes in practice and new techniques. Nurses need to be aware of these changes and advances and maintain our knowledge base. We need to be able to provide sound, accurate and consistent information. To maintain the trust patients have in nurses we must maintain an up to date knowledge and feel confident in this knowledge. Therefore this book provides thorough coverage of the latest medical advances and new techniques but with a sensitive holistic approach based on the requirements of nurses.

Table of Contents

Anatomy and physiology of the female reproductive system. Disorders of puberty and congenital malformations of the genital tract. Subfertility/fertility. Sexually transmitted diseases. Early pregnancy disorders. Menstrual disorders. Premenstrual syndrome. Polycystic ovarian syndrome. Ovarian cysts. Chlamydia and pelvic inflammatory disease. Endometriosis. Chronic pelvic pain. Cancer of the uterine cervix. Cancer of the ovary. Cancer of the vulva and the vagina. Problems of the lower urogenital tract in the post-reproductive years with associated psychosexual experiences. Uterine displacement/prolapse. Disorders of micturition. The climacteric. Gynaecological surgery.


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About the Author

Elizabeth Gangar

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Research Sister, Menopause Clinic, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital, London, UK

Vicki Allanach

Affiliations and Expertise

Adviser in Midwifery and Women's Health, Royal College of Nursing, London, UK