This issue has the unique focus of complete health care for the female--from birth to advanced age. Specific topics covered include the following: Ambiguous genitalia; Precocious puberty; Issues related to care access (consent, confidentiality); Teenage pregnancy; Menopause symptom management; Sexuality; Pessary care; Preconception planning; IPV and dating violence; Sexually-transmitted infections (include HPV and vaccination); Care of Women living with HIV/AIDS; Sexual minority care; High-risk pregnancy; and Lactation. The reader will come away with the current clinical information needed to provide care for girls and women of all ages.
Female Health Across the Lifespan Preface: Female Health Across the Lifespan Section I: Childhood Urine Collection Methods in Children: Which Is the Best? Section II: Adolescence Adolescent Confidentiality and Women's Health: History, Rationale, and Current Threats Integrating Optimal Screening, Intervention, and Referral for Postpartum Depression in Adolescents Section III: Common to Childbearing-Aged Women Preconception Care for the Patient and Family Intimate Partner Violence: What Health Care Providers Should Know Common Sexually Transmitted Infections in Women The Psychosocial and Clinical Well-Being of Women Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS Health Care of Sexual Minority Women High-Risk Pregnancy Helping Mothers Reach Personal Breastfeeding Goals Section IV: Older Adult Menopause Symptom Management in the United Kingdom Sexuality and Intimacy in the Older Adult Woman Person-Centered Care for Patients with Pessaries