Women’s Healthcare Editor-in-Chief, Beth Kelsey, takes a couple of minutes to talk about the role of women’s health nurse practitioners and primary care. In this video, she explains how women’s health nurse practitioners can provide care for common non-gynecologic health problems as part of clinical practice. Find resources here.
From the Journal
Implementing a Cancer Risk Assessment Screening Tool: Identifying Patients at Risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
The development and implementation of an HBOC risk assessment protocol can decrease morbidity and mortality.
Evidence shows that the mean delay in diagnosis for HS was more than 10 years and more than 60% of patients had visited a healthcare provider more than five times before receiving a formal diagnosis.
Many post-Covid symptoms can be managed in the primary care setting and often improve without medical intervention during the first few months after initial infection.
Climate change represents an urgent health challenge that requires engagement, advocacy, and leadership from the nursing profession.
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.
Despite the recommendations of USPSTF, WPSI, and other professional organizations, routine screening and intervention for IPV is not a widespread practice in healthcare settings.
Reproductive-age women with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes can benefit from education that allows them to develop a reproductive life plan that will optimize future pregnancy outcomes.
Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder affecting nearly 2 in 100 women. Primary hypothyroidism can be diagnosed and effectively managed by primary care providers.
Acne vulgaris is one of the most commonly treated dermatologic diseases in adult females, but treatment selection and patient education should be tailored specifically to this population.
“Fat stigma in Women’s Health” will be a breakout session at the 24th Annual NPWH Premier Women’s Health Conference Oct. 13 to 16. See article for registration details.