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Gynecology

January was Cervical Health Awareness Month, and this year, that designation held special significance for Nimmi Ramanujam, professor of biomedical engineering and global health and director of the Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies.

Since 2012, she and her research team have been developing and testing a portable colposcope . . .

May 2016 Vol. 4 No. 2

Author: Patrice C. Malena, MS, FNP-BC

Women comprise about 15% of active-duty military force members and 18% of National Guard and Reserve force members.1 Women serve in nearly every area of the military—including as fighter pilots, gunners, warship commanders, and military police— in locations stateside and abroad. They serve in every branch of . . .

May 2016 Vol. 4 No. 2

Author: Joanne B. Stevens, PhD, WHNP-BC, ARNP; Elizabeth Cooper, CNM, EdD; and Stasha Roberts, MSN, ARNP

Most females receive prenatal care via a traditional model focused on screening for health-related complications. A healthcare provider (HCP) offers this care on an individual and regular basis throughout the pregnancy. At minimum, each visit involves assessment of maternal weight and blood pressure (BP), fundal height, and fetal heart . . .

May 2016 Vol. 4 No. 2

Author: Brittany S. Nutt, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC*; Susan Chaney, EdD, RN, FNP-C, FAANP; and Catherine Hill, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common condition that occurs when one or more pelvic structures—the bladder, the urethra, the uterus, or the rectum—deviate from their normal anatomic position and bulge against the vaginal vault.1 Sometimes the prolapse is so severe that the affected area protrudes through . . .

February 2016 Vol. 4 No. 1

Author: Aimee Chism Holland, DNP, WHNP-BC, FNP-C, RD

Minimally invasive office gynecology procedures such as endocervical polypectomy and endometrial biopsy are routinely performed by women’s health nurse practitioners (WHNPs). To ensure patient safety and comfort and to avoid complications, the WHNP must have knowledge of indications and contraindications, as well as skills needed to perform each of . . .