Chapter 11. Women's Health

  1. Fiona J McArthur-Rouse MSc, BSc (Hons), Cert Ed, RGN1 and
  2. Sylvia Prosser PhD, MSc, BEd (Hons)2
  1. Fiona J McArthur-Rouse

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch11

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

How to Cite

McArthur-Rouse, F. J. (2007) Women's Health, in Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient (eds F. J. McArthur-Rouse and S. Prosser), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

  2. 2

    Formerly Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405133050

Online ISBN: 9780470691946

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Keywords:

  • endometriosis;
  • ectopic pregnancy;
  • vaginal hysterectomy;
  • myomectomy;
  • embolisation of uterine artery

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Endometriosis

  • Uterine fibroids (fibromyomata, leiomyomas)

  • Genital prolapse

  • Genuine stress incontinence

  • Ectopic pregnancy

  • Gynaecological malignancies

  • Invasive carcinoma of the uterine cervix

  • Ovarian cysts and neoplasms

  • Endometrial cancer

  • Vulval cancer

  • Breast cancer

  • Self-test questions

  • References and further reading