A 31-year-old African American female is concerned about a white vaginal discharge. She has self-treated in the past with over-the-counter vaginal c??reams with some success. She has had no relief thus far for this episode.
3.Consider a differential diagnosis for the patient in this case.( at least two) 4. Think about the most likely diagnosis for the patient with white vaginal discharge.
5.Think about a treatment and management plan for the patient. 6.Be sure to consider appropriate dosages for any recommended pharmacologic and/or nonpharmacologic treatments.
7.Consider strategies for educating patients on the treatment and management of the sexually transmitted infection you identified as your primary diagnosis
Schuiling K. D. & Likis F. E. (2013). Womens gynecologic health (2nd ed.). Burlington MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
Chapter 11 Sexuality (pp. 209225)
This chapter explores components of female sexuality including sexual desire sexual response and womens views of themselves in society. It also examines strategies for maintaining satisfactory sexual health in women.
Chapter 20 Gynecologic Infections (pp. 467483)
This chapter identifies strategies for assessing diagnosing and managing patients experiencing gynecologic infections. It also provides recommendations for treating gynecologic infections including alternative treatments for pregnant women.
1 Up to Date (must use original articles from Up to Date as a resource)
3. Cdc.gov- non healthcare professionals section
Meredith S. Murphy September 18, 2017