Women's Primary Health Care:
Protocols for Practice
(Second Edition)


Written by three principal authors and thirty-seven contributing authors (all practitioners with extensive clinical experience) the second edition of Women's Primary Health Care contains a strong blend of new and revised chapters to reflect current standards of practice.

Covering over 140 diseases and conditions, the 1024-page book utilizes the S-O-A-P (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan) format for clarity and easy referencing. The new edition features useful tables, figures, appendices, and index.

Table of Contents

Ophthalmological Disorders
Dermatological Disorders
Breast Disorders
Respiratory / Otorhinolaryngological Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Neurological Disorders
Hematological / Endocrine /
Immunological Disorders
Infectious Diseases
Genitourinary Disorders
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Behavioral Disorders
Occupational Health
General Nutrition Guidelines

Principal Authors

Winifred L. Star, RNC, NP, MS
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Coordinator, Young Mother's Clinic
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
San Francisco, California
Associate Clinical Professor
Dept. of Family Health Care Nursing
University of California, San Francisco
Maureen T. Shannon, CNM FNP, MS
Associate Clinical Professor
Dept. of Family Health Care Nursing
University of California San Francisco
Perinatal Study Coordinator
Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center
San Francisco General Hospital
Lisa L. Lommel, RNC, FNP, MS, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor; Co-Director,
Family and Women's Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Dept. of Family Health Care Nursing
University of California San Francisco
Family and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Director, Young Women's Program
UCSF / Mt. Zion Medical Ctr.

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Contributing Authors

Susan L. Adams, RN, PhD, NP
Claire L. Appelmans, RN, C, WHCNP, MS
Toni Ayres, RN, MFT, EdD
Pilar Bernal de Pheils, RN, MS, FNP
Ann M. Brennan, RN, MS, ANP, PNP
Scott Brown, RD, CDE
Barbara J. Burgel, RN, MS, COHNS, FAAN
Geraldine M. Collins-Bride, RN, MS, ANP
Jeanne R. Davis, RN, FNP, MPH
Melanie Deal, RN, C, NP, MS
Carole E. Deitrich, RN, C, MS, GNP
Sari Fredrickson, MS, FNP, RN, C
Jacqueline Wish Gilbert, RN, MS, CFNP
Lynn Hanson, RN, NP, MS
Linda K. Humphrey, RN, C, NP, CNS, MS
Laura Hutkins, RN, MS, FNP, CS
Martha A. Jessup, RN, PhD
Catherine M. Kelber, RN, MS, ANP, BC
Tekoa King, CNM, MPH
Anita Levine-Goldberg, RN, NP, MS
Jenna A. Lewis, MSN, WHNP, ANP
Sandra L. Lindholm-Norman, RN, MS, NP
Ann-Marie McNamara, RN, C, NP, MS
Jane A. Newhard-Parks, RN, MSN, FNP
Loren D. Newman, RN, FNP, C, BSN
Kim K. O'Hair, RNP, MSN
Joan Y. Okasako, RN, CS, FNP, MS
Diane C. Putney, MN, RN, CFNP
Julie Richards, RN, C, WHNP, FNP, MS, MSN
Mary M. Rubin, RN, C, PhD, CRNP
JoAnne M. Saxe, RN, MS, ANP, BC
Ellen M. Scarr, RN, C, MS, FNP, WHNP
Margaret A. Scott, RN, MSN, FNP
Kellie Sheehan, RN, C MSN, FNP
Jennifer L. Tagatz, RN, C, MS, FNP
Robin Taylor, RN, MSN, FNP
Kathryn Zender, RN, MSN, FNP