well-woman

well-woman

n, pl -women
(Social Welfare) social welfare
a. a woman who, although not ill, attends a health-service clinic for preventive monitoring, health education, and advice
b. (as modifier): well-woman clinic.
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Add to that no more covered well-woman visits, domestic violence screening, breastfeeding equipment and contraception.
Work in a Well-Woman Visit: About two-thirds of women each year receive a well-visit nationally, with the rate in Illinois at 67 percent.
As a result, millions of Americans stand to lose basic, preventive reproductive health care, such as birth control, cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, and well-woman exams.
This pocket guide contains information (in a bullet format) from obstetrics and gynecology specialists from the US, on aspects of the field, including well-woman visits and primary care, emergency conditions, operative obstetrics and gynecology, anesthesia, general gynecology, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, pelvic surgery and urogynecology, infertility, prenatal care, normal labor and delivery, complicated pregnancy and delivery, and key aspects and conditions in cardiology, pulmonology, nephrology and the urinary tract, gastroenterology, hematology, endocrinology, neurology, dermatology, infectious disease, and gynecologic oncology.
ACOG recommends a comprehensive postpartum visit at 4 to 12 weeks to fully evaluate the woman's physical, social, and psychologic well-being and to serve as a transition from pregnancy care to well-woman care.
For women who do not intend a future pregnancy, well-woman care is the focus, while women who currently intend to become pregnant again receive interpregnancy care.
But when it came to her own body, Julia had no idea anything was wrong until she went for a well-woman check-up at the age of 35.
There was the need for a multidisciplinary team to deliver mental health, physiotherapy, diet advice and well-woman clincs.
Consequently, the relationship with ob-gyns and well-woman visits could be leveraged to optimize risk reduction initiatives, reduce long-term health care costs, and provide comprehensive care for women.
In 2015, Amanda Clark, MD, a urogynecologist at the Kaiser Center for Health Research in Portland, Ore., and her colleagues surveyed women aged 55 years and older about their vulvar, vaginal, urinary, and sexual symptoms within 2 weeks of a well-woman visit to their primary care physician or gynecologist in the Kaiser system.
Finally, the ACA also facilitates access to services by eliminating out-of-pocket costs for preventive services including mammograms and colonoscopies, well-woman visits, vaccinations, domestic and interpersonal violence screening and counseling.