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Advanced Clinical Skills for GU Nurses

Matthew Grundy-Bowers (Editor), Jonathan Davies (Co-Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-03068-4
224 pages
October 2006
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This book has been developed to help nurses who are in nurse practitioner roles by supporting them to develop their ‘advanced practice skills’. This book is intended to build on skills and knowledge that nurses will have acquired at staff nurse level. It is intended that this book will develop skills and knowledge which until recently have been more in the medical domain, such sexual history taking and physical assessment.
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Table of Contents



List of Contributors.


Chapter 1: Defining Advanced Practice (Matthew Grundy-Bowers).

Chapter 2: Taking a Sexual History (Colin Roberts).

Chapter 3: Male Genital Examination (Yaswant (Ravi) Dass).

Chapter 4: Female Genital Examination (Michelle Arnold).

Chapter 5: The Skin & Lymphatic System (Jane Bickford).

Chapter 6: Examination of the Anus and Oral Cavity (Jennifer Browne & Matthew Grundy-Bowers).

Chapter 7: Legal Issues in Sexual Health (Jonathan Davies).

Chapter 8: HIV Pre- and Post- Test Discussion (Jane Hooker).

Chapter 9: Health Promotion and Sexual Health (Debby Price).

Chapter 10: Women’s Sexual Health (Grainne Cooney).

Chapter 11: Drugs & Pharmacology (Sonali Sonecha).

Chapter 12: Patient Group Directions and Nurse Prescribing (Cindy Gilmore & Jane Bickford).


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Author Information

Matthew Grundy-Bowers RN, BSc Hons (Editor) – Consultant Nurse in Sexual Health and HIV and Associate Lecturer, St Mary’s Hospital, London

Jonathan Davies RN, Dip HE, MA – Senior Lecturer in sexual health & HIV

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