Thoroughly revised, the 3rd Edition of this popular resource makes it remarkably convenient to educate patients on over 200 major topics in this specialty―everything from sexually transmitted diseases and triple screen prenatal diagnostic testing...to pregnancy and related issues and hormone replacement therapy. The loose-leaf-page format makes it easy to photocopy the pages to give to patients to reinforce oral instructions, assist in health education and disease prevention, and foster informed consent. A CD-ROM included with the text offers the book's entire contents in convenient electronic form.
Allows practitioners to personalize and print out pages with additional instructions.
Makes key points simple to remember by providing useful aids such as mnemonics.
Uses tables and priority-based algorithms to summarize essential data.
Features over 200 topics in a 3-hole punched, perforated format.
Allows easy photocopying of printed teaching materials.
Promotes patient compliance with specific instructions.
Presents over 40 new topics, including androgen treatment · birth defects · cancer screening tests · emergency contraception · vaginal birth after Caesarian · fetal lung maturity testing · postpartum psychosis · premature ovarian failure · and many other heath related issues.
Offers web and telephone resources to direct patients to additional information about disease and health care.
Lists guidelines for when and why to call the office.
Provides icons for each section of the text, allowing users to locate particular information.