Shah MA (Ed.). A home study program on primary care for women, Part 1: Comprehensive health assessment. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery. 40(2):59-245. March/April 1995,
Annotation: This issue of the "Journal of Nurse-Midwifery" serves as a home-study guide for nurse-midwives interested in primary care for women with a particular focus on comprehensive health assessments. It includes pretests and post-tests that are correlated with the specific articles contained in the remainder of the journal. Topics covered include an overview of the role of the nurse-midwife; screening tests and preventive services; environmental assessments; the art of interviewing; the following systems: cardiovascular, respiratory, and neurologic; these disorders: hematologic, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary; and these assessments: sexual health, dermatological, and the head and neck.
Contact: American College of Nurse-Midwives, 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Telephone: (240) 485-1800 Secondary Telephone: (888) MID-WIFE (643-9433) Fax: (240) 485-1818 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.midwife.org Price unknown.
Keywords: Cardiovascular diseases, Communication skills, Comprehensive health care, Environmental health, Gastrointestinal diseases, Hematologic diseases, Interviews, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nervous system disorders, Nurse midwives, Preventive health services, Primary care, Respiratory disorders, Screening, Sexual health, Skin diseases, Urogenital diseases, Women's health