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Title Sexual health / edited by Kathy French
Published Chichester, UK : Blackwell Pub., 2009
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 222 pages) : illustrations
Series Essential clinical skills for nurses
Essential clinical skills for nurses.
Contents Introduction to sexual health -- Health promotion -- Sexually acquired infections -- HIV/AIDS -- Contraception including emergency contraception -- Abortion -- Consent and confidentiality -- Sexual assault : managing disclosures of abuse -- Teenage pregnancy -- Female genital mutilation -- Cervical screening and HPV vaccines
Summary Sexual health is a prominent public health issue and nurses are often the first point of contact for people wanting treatment for, or advice about, sexual health. This practical guide for newly qualified student nurses and pre-registration nursing students is based around the RCN's core sexual health competencies and outlines the skills needed to deliver optimum care for clients. Sexual Health explores a range of issues, including sexually transmitted infections, teenage pregnancy, contraception, abortion, legal and ethical issues, sexual assault and rape, and the role of the nurse in sexual h
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes Web resources
Notes Print version record
Subject Gynecologic nursing.
Sexual health.
Genital Diseases, Female -- nursing
Reproductive Medicine -- methods
Sex Education -- methods
Genital Diseases, Female -- nursing [mesh]
Sexual Health
Obstetric Nursing -- methods
Obstetrical Nursing -- methods [mesh]
Reproductive Medicine -- methods [mesh]
Sex Education -- methods [mesh]
Nurse's Role
Nurse's Role [MESH]
MEDICAL -- Reproductive Medicine & Technology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Women's Health.
Gynecologic nursing.
Sexual health.
Form Electronic book
Author French, Kathy
ISBN 9781444322576