Older Women’s Health
From the Journal
Evaluation and Conservative Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women
Colorectal Cancer Screenings Starting Younger Than Before
Recommendations for CRC screening differ slightly among authoritative agencies and can be confusing to decipher.
Vaginal Estrogen: An Option to be Considered for Postmenopausal Women
Despite the fear and negativity surrounding the use of vaginal estrogen, it is safe and effective for the treatment of vaginal dryness in most postmenopausal women.
Telehealth for Older Women: Practice Considerations for the WHNP
The WHNP is ideally situated to consider adding telehealth services for older women as part of preventive healthcare and chronic health condition management.
Vital Vaccines For Older Women
Lack of vaccine recommendations by healthcare providers has been linked to low vaccine utilization by patients.
Caring for widows in the aftermath of loss: Implications for nurse practitioners and midwives
The high rates of mortality from the Covid-19 pandemic are now creating even more widows and the mortality risk for widows almost doubles in the first 3 months following widowhood.
Osteoporosis and fracture prevention
Even when patients are diagnosed with increased fracture risk, many choose not to take medication because of concerns about rare risks that are often sensationalized in the media.