Margaret Anne Plumbo received a B.A. in nursing from the College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota, and an M.S. and C.N.M. from the University of Minnesota. She is currently an instructor in the nurse-midwife program at the University of Minnesota and a doctoral student in Family Social Science.
Clinical Intervention Framework for a Sexual Complaint of the Perimenopause
Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
1994 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 39, Issue 3, pages 157–160, May-June 1994
How to Cite
Plumbo, M. A. (1994), Clinical Intervention Framework for a Sexual Complaint of the Perimenopause. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 39: 157–160. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(94)90098-1
- Issue published online: 6 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
Integrative systems therapy, a sexual therapy model, can be used by the nurse-midwife in evaluating and managing symptomatic complaints that may lead to sexual problems. Vaginal dryness, commonly experienced by many perimenopausal women, is one of many presenting complaints that will benefit from such a systemic approach to investigation and treatment.