Trustpilot
MENU
Compare Selected 0
Free UK Delivery
rrp: £49.00
£47.43
(You save £1.57 )
Availability:
Delivery Usually In 5-10 Working Days
Add to Wish List

Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps [9780309215381]

(No reviews yet) Write a Review

Women suffer disproportionate rates of chronic disease and disability from some conditions, and often have high out-of-pocket health care costs. The passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) provides the United States with an opportunity to reduce existing health disparities by providing an unprecedented level of population health care coverage. The expansion of coverage to millions of uninsured Americans and the new standards for coverage of preventive services that are included in the ACA can potentially improve the health and well-being of individuals across the United States. Women in particular stand to benefit from these additional preventive health services.

Clinical Preventive Services for Women reviews the preventive services that are important to women's health and well-being. It recommends that eight preventive health services for women be added to the services that health plans will cover at no cost. The recommendations are based on a review of existing guidelines and an assessment of the evidence on the effectiveness of different preventive services. The services include improved screening for cervical cancer, sexually transmitted infections, and gestational diabetes; a fuller range of contraceptive education, counseling, methods, and services; services for pregnant women; at least one well-woman preventive care visit annually; and screening and counseling for interpersonal and domestic violence, among others.

Clinical Preventive Services for Women identifies critical gaps in preventive services for women as well as measures that will further ensure optimal health and well-being. It can serve as a comprehensive guide for federal government agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention; state and local government agencies; policy makers; health care professionals; caregivers, and researchers.

more
less
SKU:
9780309215381
ISBN13:
9780309215381
Availability:
Delivery Usually In 5-10 Working Days
Author:
Institute of Medicine
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication:
27-Nov-2011
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
249
Weight:
400 Grams
Our Bad Magnet cover photo

Our Bad Magnet [9781840022445]

Centering on an uneasy reunion, Our Bad Magnet takes four boys from a small town on the West Coast of Scotland and follows their progress from ages 9 …

rrp: £11.99
£11.27
Add to Cart
Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
Along Came a Llama cover photo

Along Came a Llama [9780571363193]

My Family and Other Animals meets The Secret Life of Cows: this rediscovered gem of a memoir tells the charming tale of how a baby llama transformed a…

rrp: £10.00
£8.78
Add to Cart
Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days