Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Gynecologic Settings (Spiral)

Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Gynecologic Settings By Heidi Collins Fantasia, Allyssa L. Harris, Holly B. Fontenot Cover Image

Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Gynecologic Settings (Spiral)


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A comprehensive, one-stop guide to gynecological health for busy clinicians

The 13th edition of this gold standard for the assessment and management of gynecological health is updated with a broad trove of new evidence-based information to promote the highest standards of clinical practice. With contributions from expert practitioner/educators, this edition encompasses key guidelines reflecting the most current best practices, several new or updated chapters, and two features designed to facilitate student learning and enhance primary care---30 case studies with Q&A for 15 chapters and updated education templates for input into electronic health records.

Guidelines are organized in concise outline format to promote easy access to commonly occurring gynecologic issues and clinical conditions. In addition to its value for clinicians specializing in the comprehensive care of women and individuals across the lifespan, this resource will be an asset to all graduate nursing programs preparing nurse practitioners in women's and gender-related health. Purchase includes online access via most mobile devices or computers.

New to the 13th Edition:

  • Extensively revised clinical guidelines and appendices representing the most current evidence-based information from research and national organizations
  • New chapters on care of sexual and gender minority individuals, adolescents, and older women; use of telehealth in gynecologic care; and women-specific pharmacology issues
  • Updated content on substance abuse and misuse and on best practices developed during COVID 19 pandemic
  • Enhanced mental health chapter focusing on pharmacological approaches
  • Updated guidelines for STIs, vaginitis, and vaginosis and prevention and management of HPV-associated cancers with links to ASCCP for ongoing updates
  • Guidelines for addressing vaccine hesitancy
  • Guidelines for care of individuals who have experienced sexual assault
  • Updated information on contraception, hormone therapy, menopause, and osteoporosis
  • Case studies with Q&A to help students/practitioners translate information into practice
  • Updated, customizable education templates for input into electronic health records with lay public-appropriate language

Key Features:

  • Evidence-based guidelines empirically proven to boost patient outcomes
  • Outline format ensuring quick and easy access to essential information
  • Online access to appendices presenting updated clinical resources, assessments, and screening tools
  • Online access to case studies and health record education templates to facilitate student learning
Product Details ISBN: 9780826173287
ISBN-10: 0826173284
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: February 28th, 2024
Pages: 496
Language: English