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American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 2014. Guidelines for women's health care (4th ed.). Washington, DC: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 889 pp.

Annotation: This manual for obstetricians, gynecologists, and others provides a digest of clinical information on the delivery of women's health care. Topics include governance and administration, organization of services, well-woman care, and gynecologic care. A topic-specific resource list is included at the end of each section. The manual is a companion volume to Guidelines for Perinatal Care.

Contact: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 409 12th Street S.W., P.O. Box 96920, Washington, DC 20090-6920, Telephone: (202) 638-5577 Secondary Telephone: (202) 863-2518 E-mail: resources@acog.org Web Site: http://www.acog.org $79 plus shipping and handling (members); $89 plus shipping and handling (nonmembers). Document Number: ISBN 978-1-934984-37-6.

Keywords: Guidelines, Gynecology, Life course, Maternal health, Patient care management, Resources for professionals, Standards, Women's health

Kolander CA, Ballard D, Chandler C. 2011. Contemporary women's health: Issues for today and the future (4th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 462 pp.

Annotation: Presented in five parts, this textbook for health and community services professionals and the general public focuses on women's health issues throughout the life cycle with each chapter including a summary, review questions, resource listings and references. Contents include: pt. 1. Foundations of women's health : Introducing women's health ; Becoming a wise consumer ; Developing a healthy lifestyle -- pt. 2. Mental and emotional wellness : Enhancing emotional well-being ; Managing the stress of life -- pt. 3. Sexual and relational wellness : Building healthy relationships ; Exploring women's sexuality ; Designing your reproductive life plan ; Preventing abuse against women -- pt. 4. Contemporary lifestyle and social issues : Eating well ; Keeping fit ; Using alcohol responsibly ; Making wise decisions about tobacco, caffeine, and drugs -- pt. 5. Communicable and chronic conditions : Preventing and controlling infectious diseases ; Preventing and controlling chronic health conditions ; Reducing your risk of cancer.

Contact: McGraw-Hill Companies, PO Box 182604, Columbus, OH 43272, Telephone: (877) 833-5524 Fax: (614) 759-3749 E-mail: customer.service@mcgraw-hill.com Web Site: http://www.mcgraw-hill.com $72.80. Document Number: ISBN 0-8151-0626-2.

Keywords: Alcohol abuse, Alternative medicine, Behavior modification, Caffeine, Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases, Communicable diseases, Consumer education, Contraceptives, Depression, Developmental stages, Domestic abuse, Drug abuse, Eating disorders, Gynecology, Holistic health, Interpersonal relations, Life cycle, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Parenting, Pregnancy, Self esteem, Smoking, Stress management, Weight management, Women's health

Hacker NF, Moore JG. 2010. Essentials of obstetrics and gynecology. (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders Company, 737 pp.

Annotation: This new edition offers a review of the basic science and clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology. It discusses female reproductive anatomy, evaluation, ethics in practice, assessing the quality of medical and surgical care, the human genome, maternal-fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology, gynecologic oncology. There are more than 225 tables and figures and an updated bibliography. Common presenting symptoms, diagnostic approaches, differential diagnoses, and management are discussed.

Contact: Elsevier, Health Sciences Division, 1600 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2822, Telephone: (215) 239-3900 Fax: (215) 239-3990 Web Site: http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com Available in libraries.

Keywords: Bibliographies, Diagnosis, Endometriosis, Enuresis, Ethics, Gynecologic oncology, Gynecology, Laparoscopic surgery, Obstetrical care, Obstetrical surgery, Quality assurance, Reproduction, Textbooks

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Contraception and Reproductive Health Branch. 2004. Contraception and Reproductive Health Branch, NICHD: Report to the NACHHD Council. Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 37 pp.

Annotation: This report highlights the scientific activities and achievements of the Contraception and Reproductive Health Branch (CRHB) since 1999. CRHB is part of the Center for Population Research within the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The report notes progress in five program areas, lists goals for these areas, and projects future directions for CRHB. The five program areas are (1) contraceptive research and development, (2) contraceptive and reproductive evaluation, (3) prevention of HIV, AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, (4) selected reproductive and gynecologic health issues, and (5) research training. Statistical information is presented in figures and tables at the end of the report. The report includes two appendices: CRHB personnel and activities and CRHB-sponsored conferences and workshops, 2000-2003.

Contact: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Information Resource Center, P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847, Telephone: (800) 370-2943 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (866) 760-5947 E-mail: NICHDInformationResourceCenter@mail.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.nichd.nih.gov

Keywords: AIDS, Contraception, Federal agencies, Gynecology, HIV infection, Reproduction, Research, Sexually transmitted diseases, Training, Women's health

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Committee on Health Care for Underserved Women. 2002. Medicaid managed care and reproductive health care for women: Ob-Gyns workings with states to shape health policy. Washington, DC: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Committee on Health Care for Underserved Women, 68 pp.

Annotation: This book is about reproductive and health care services available to women through Medicaid managed care. Topics include a brief overview of Medicaid and Medicaid managed care; enrollment issues for women of childbearing age, including recent legislation impacting low income groups; gynecologic and obstetric care; family planning services and access issues; provider issues; adolescent reproductive health services; obstetric case management; and high-risk pregnancy. Reference and a glossary are provided. Four appendices provide information on select provisions of the Balanced Budget Act pertaining to enrollment; a proposal for universal access to maternity care called U.S. MaternaCare; an educational bulletin from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) focusing on psychosocial risk factors: perinatal screening and intervention; and sample patient history intake and medical forms. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 409 12th Street S.W., P.O. Box 96920, Washington, DC 20090-6920, Telephone: (202) 638-5577 Secondary Telephone: (202) 863-2518 E-mail: resources@acog.org Web Site: http://www.acog.org Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Access to health care, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Childbirth, Gynecology, Internet, Maternal health, Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, Obstetrical care, Postnatal care, Postpartum care, Prenatal care, Reproductive health, Resources, Women's health

McIlhaney, JS Jr, Nethery S. 1998. 1,001 health-care questions women ask. (3rd ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 575 pp.

Annotation: This book presents information on women's health in a question and answer format. The information provided is focused on reproductive health. The book is divided into three parts: (1) the female body in change, presenting anatomy and the stages of a woman's life from birth to the postmenopausal years; (2) bearing a child, covering conception and pregnancy; and (3) special concerns, including disorders of the reproductive organs, infertility, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, and marital and sexual relationships. The book includes Biblical references, other inspirational quotations, and references to God. A glossary is included.

Contact: Baker Books, P.O. Box 6287, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6287, Telephone: (800) 877-2665 Fax: 1-800-398-3111 E-mail: webmaster@bakerpublishinggroup.com Web Site: http://www.bakerbooks.com/ME2/Audiences/Default.asp Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-8010-5810-4.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Gynecology, Reproductive health, Women's health

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 1996. Maternal and Child Health Graduate Medical Education in Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Family Practice in Historically/Predominantly Black Medical Schools. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 33 pp.

Annotation: This document explains how to apply for a federal grant for graduate medical education in obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, and family practice in historically or predominantly black medical schools. It describes the authority and purpose for the grants; program elements and requirements; special considerations; the review process and criteria; the application process; form, project plan, progress report, and abstract instructions; and reporting requirements. Appendices have additional instructions and sample reports. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Applications, Black colleges, Blacks, Family medicine, Federal grants, Gynecology, MCH training programs, Medical education, Medical schools, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Program descriptions, SPRANS

Dally A. 1991. Women under the knife: A history of surgery. New York, NY: Chapman and Hall, 289 pp.

Annotation: This book explores the history of gynecological surgery in the 19th century, recognizing the advances in women's health made possible by gynecological practice and the difficulties experienced by the women in times of no anesthesia, lack of scientific knowledge, and lack of respect for the patient. A chapter on women doctors is included.

Keywords: Gynecology, History, Surgery, Women

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Committee on Professional Standards. 1989. Standards for obstetric-gynecologic services. (7th ed.). Washington, DC: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 123 pp.

Annotation: These standards aim to establish, maintain, and enhance an attainable quality of care and to provide basic information useful in the assessment of the quality of care rendered. They try to provide an appropriate balance between the need to maintain a high quality of health care for women and the need to contain rising medical costs.

Contact: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 409 12th Street S.W., P.O. Box 96920, Washington, DC 20090-6920, Telephone: (202) 638-5577 Secondary Telephone: (202) 863-2518 Contact Phone: (800) 762-2264 E-mail: resources@acog.org Web Site: http://www.acog.org Available in libraries.

Keywords: Gynecology, Maternal health, Obstetrics, Standards, Women's health

Ross Laboratories and Ambulatory Pediatric Association . 1977. Adolescent gynecology: Report of the seventh Ross Roundtable on Critical Approaches to Common Pediatric Problems in collaboration with the Ambulatory Pediatric Association . Columbus, OH: Ross Laboratories, 57 pp.

Annotation: This report presents papers presented at the Seventh Ross Roundtable on adolescent gynecology. It discusses examination of female genitalia, normal female puberty and delayed menarche, breast problems in adolescents, vulvovaginitis, dynsmenorrhea, abnormal vaginal bleeding, effect of maternal diethylstilbestrol ingestion on the female genitalia, and teenage contraception. Each paper ends with the discussion after the presentation, identifying the questioner and the points made. A 33-page self-assessment exercise on adolescent gynecology is included.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescent sexuality, Breast diseases, Conference proceedings, Contraception, Gynecology, Puberty

Breslin RL, ed. 1977. The First National Workshop on the Delivery of Hospital Social Work Services in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Services to the Newborn: Selected papers based on the proceedings. Rockville, MD: U.S. Bureau of Community Health Services, 127 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings, a reprint of the 1974 proceedings published by Yale New Haven Medical Center, include papers presented at a 1974 conference on social work in hospital settings with clients receiving obstetrics/gynecology or other perinatal services. Among the topics addressed are contemporary roles, needs, and responsibilities of women; contributions of nurse-midwifery to maternity care; nutrition in maternity care; delivery of services in a newborn special care unit, an abortion program, and a family planning program; and mothers at risk. A list of faculty and participants is appended.

Keywords: Conference proceedings, Gynecology, Hospitals, Obstetrics, Perinatal care, Social work

Breslin RL, ed. 1974. The First National Workshop on the Delivery of Hospital Social Work Services in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Services to the Newborn: Selected papers based on the proceedings. New Haven, CT: Yale-New Haven Medical Center, 127 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings include papers presented at a 1974 conference on social work in hospital settings with clients receiving obstetrics/gynecology or other perinatal services. Among the topics addressed are contemporary roles, needs, and responsibilities of women; contributions of nurse-midwifery to maternity care; nutrition in maternity care; delivery of services in a newborn special care unit, an abortion program, and a family planning program; and mothers at risk. A list of faculty and participants is appended. The conference was supported by a grant from the U.S. Bureau of Community Health Services.

Keywords: Conference proceedings, Gynecology, Hospitals, Obstetrics, Perinatal care, Social work

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.