© 2010

Primary Care Procedures in Women's Health

  • Sandra M. Sulik
  • Cathryn B. Heath

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Cathryn B. Heath, Sandra M. Sulik
    Pages 1-5
  3. Rhina Acevedo
    Pages 27-37
  4. Beverly A. Poelstra
    Pages 53-63
  5. DeAnn Cummings
    Pages 65-78
  6. Barbara Jo McGarry
    Pages 79-94
  7. Sandra M. Sulik
    Pages 95-102
  8. Jennifer W. McCaul
    Pages 103-119
  9. Elizabeth H. McNany
    Pages 121-134
  10. John L. Bucek
    Pages 135-150
  11. Joel A. Kase
    Pages 151-161
  12. Dawn Brink-Cymerman
    Pages 163-173
  13. Jeffrey P. Levine
    Pages 175-198
  14. Catherine I. Keating
    Pages 199-218
  15. Janice E. Daugherty
    Pages 219-235
  16. Kristen McNamara
    Pages 237-249
  17. Cathryn B. Heath
    Pages 251-263

About this book


There are many reasons for primary care providers to offer women’s health procedures in an office setting, from the value patients place on continuity of care to the lack of access to specialty care that patients may experience in rural areas. Primary Care Procedures in Women’s Health has been designed to introduce simple office procedures to clinicians, as well as office staff who must familiarize themselves with new equipment and new billing and coding information. Each chapter in this book is written by a primary care physician and outlines one women’s health procedure and its background information, indications, contraindications, complications, equipment, procedure steps, an office note, patient instructions and a patient handout. Tricks, helpful hints, algorithms and a wealth of illustrations are included through the book. Primary Care Procedures in Women’s Health is a manual that will allow all providers—including family physicians, general internists, residence, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physicians assistants—to be competent and comfortable performing a spectrum of office-based procedures.


care complications family medicine medicine primary care treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • Sandra M. Sulik
    • 1
  • Cathryn B. Heath
    • 2
  1. 1.FayettevilleUSA
  2. 2.New BrunswickUSA

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals


From the reviews:

“This book is designed to assist clinicians and office staff with the setup, procedure, documentation, and coding involved in women’s health procedures. … The book targets family practitioners, internists, midlevel assistants, midwifes, and anyone involved in the healthcare of women. It is also appropriate for residents and medical students interested in these procedures. … The numerous color photos and diagrams add to the instructional value of this book. … It is simple, concise, and well organized.” (Heather Huang, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2010)