Adolescent Medicine

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2008 - Medical - 330 pages
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This concise, evidence-based resource covers all of today's need-to-know information to quickly and effectively diagnose and manage common adolescent conditions...in an exceptionally user-friendly format. Because it's so compact, clinically oriented, and easy to read, Adolescent Medicine: The Requisites in Pediatrics is an ideal study tool as well as a convenient reference for practice.

  • Includes detailed discussions on special health issues, common medical problems, sexual and reproductive health, behavioral problems, and the transition to adult health care to help you gain a better understanding of the unique needs of the adolescent patient.
  • Features a logical, consistent chapter format that helps you find the guidance you need quickly.
  • Presents abundant tables, differential diagnoses, lab values/radiologic studies, treatment/therapy recommendations, and guidance on when to refer to a specialist equipping you for every clinical challenge.
  • Discusses controversies concerning the standard of care with the aid of thought-provoking clinical scenarios to help you to determine the best course of action in difficult situations.
  • Provides highlighted boxes that emphasize relevant case studies, key points of each section, and other important information making you aware of considerations that impact today's practice.
  • Uses a wealth of illustrations so you can see details more clearly.
 

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Contents

Normal Growth and Development
3
Preventive Health Care
9
Nutrition
19
Approaching Youth Violence
28
Chronic Health Conditions
34
Consent Confidentiality and Privacy
44
23 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
165
Delayed Puberty 59 24 Disorders of the Female Pelvis
175
Hypertension 72 26 Gonorrhea Chlamydia and Pelvic
194
Hyperlipidemia 90 27 Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Dysplasia
202
Herpes Simplex
211
Fatigue and Sleep Disorders 110
229
Sexual Identity and Behavior 135 Thomas S Webb
247
Testicular and Scrotal Disorders 140 in Adolescence
257
Breast Disorders in Females 146 33 Oppositional Defiant Disorder
264
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Obesity 65 25 Vaginitis Urinary Tract Infection
184

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