Women's Health Nursing
News and practice for women's health nurse specialists
The first young women given human papillomavirus vaccination will soon be invited for cervical screening and should be encouraged to attend
Female genital mutilation is a misunderstood and distressing issue. Nurses need to be aware of its impact to be able to offer or refer women for support
Midwives have a public health role in meeting the needs of disadvantaged women, including those trafficked into the UK
Many people with HIV infection are undiagnosed, which means that they and their partners cannot benefit from advances in treatment and prevention
Women living with HIV can benefit from peer support as well as the opportunity to voice their own concerns about their diagnosis
A lack of midwives means that new mothers and their babies are not getting the best possible postnatal care, according to a report.
A gynaecology nurse has avoided a hysterectomy after her hospital trust adopted a pioneering new treatment for womb prolapse.
Lack of vitamin D almost halves the chances of conceiving for women undergoing IVF treatment, a study has found.
Older mothers are more likely to need emergency help when delivering their babies, new research suggests.
Almost half of mothers enjoyed giving birth - but 64% of women said it was the most painful experience of their lives, according to a survey.
Book Reviews Women's Health - Missing from US Medicine Sue V Rosser Indiana University Press 1994 Pp 213 . Price £12.99 ISBN 0 253 2094 2 Leg Ulcers: Nursing Management A Research-Based Guide Nicky Cullum / Brenda Roe Scutari Press 1995 Pp 160 . Price £13.99 ISBN 1 871364 97 3 Children's Nursing in Practice: The Nottingham Model Fiona Smith with Nottingham Children's Nurses Blackwell Science 1995 Pp 240 . Price £14.95 ISBN 0 632 03909 4 Work and Health: An Introduction to Occupational Healthcare Margaret Bamford Chapman and Hall 1995 Pp 208 . Price £12.99 ISBN 0412 484 307 Nursing Law and Ethics John Tingle / Alan Cribb Blackwell Science 1995 Pp 256 . Price £14.99 ISBN 0632 036 176 Nursing Leadership and Management: Concepts and Practice. 3rd edn. RM Tappen FA Davis 1994 Pp 560 . Price £26.00 IBSN 0 8036 8337 5 Understanding and Management of Nausea and Vomiting Jan Hawthorn Blackwell Science 1995 Pp l92 . £12.99 ISBN 0 632 03819 5 Management Skills for Community Nurses (Central Health Studies Series) Graham C Rumbold Quay Books Division of Mark Allen Publishing 1995 Pp 122 . Price £9.95 ISBN 185 642 042 6 Professional Interpersonal Skills for Nurses Carolyn Kagan / Josie Evans Chapman and Hall 1995 Pp 288 . Price £14.99 ISBN 0 412 44100 4 Principles of Pharmacology: Basic fconcepts and Clinical Applications P Munson / R Mueller / GR Breese Chapman and Hall 1995 Pp 1500 . Price £69 ISBN 0 412 04701 2 Learning to Care in the Operating Department. 2nd edn. K Nightingale / M Heaton / D Kalideen Edward Arnold 1994 Pp 78 . Price £6.99 ISBN 0 340 59492 6 Research Classics from the Royal College of Nursing: Information - A Prescription Against Pain, Prescription for Recovery Jack Hayward / Jennifer Rr Boore Scutari Press 1994 Pp 247 . Price £15.99 ISBN 1 873853 033 Palliative Care for People with AIDS. 2nd edn. Ruth Sims / Veronica Moss Edward Arnold 1995 Pp 170 . Price £11.99 ISBN 0340-613-718 The Professional Nurse: Coping with Change, Now and the Future M Bowman Chapman and Hall 1994 Pp 272 . Price £14.99 ISBN 0 412 47100 0.
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