Adolescent Medicine

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Adele D. Hofmann, Donald E. Greydanus
Appleton & Lange, 1997 - Medical - 913 pages
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The third edition of this work offers practical information for managing adolescent medical, developmental, psychosocial and behavioural problems. Clinically oriented, the book is divided into five parts which address the changing needs of the youth of the 21st century, and provides a reference for providers of adolescent health care. Features includes material on college health, AIDS, ADD, sexual abuse, substance abuse and psychopharmacology. Emphasis is on communication techniques and patient-parent-clinician techniques.

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Breast and Gynecological Disorders 520 PART V BEHAVIORAL
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12 The Gastrointestinal Tract
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Consultants ix
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About the author (1997)

Adele Hofmann, 1927 - 2001 Adele Hofmann was born in Boston in 1927. She graduated from Smith College in 1948 and from the University of Rochester Medical School in 1952. She was trained at Babies Hospital of Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. She was a National Foundation Fellow in Endocrinology at Presbyterian Hospital. Hofmann directed pediatric and adolescent programs at New York University, Bellevue Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital in New York. Hofmann then moved to California where she became affiliated with the Children's Hospital of Orange County and the University of California at Irvine. Dr. Hofmann was a leader in the movement to redefine how health professional treat minors. She was a founder of the Society for Adolescent Medicine and it's president from 1976 til 1977. She then founded the Section on Adolescent Health as it's own unit within the American Academy of Pediatrics. Over the course of her career, Hofmann wrote many articles on the legal rights of minors, teenage sexuality and youths with special risks. Along with Dr. Donald Graydanus, Hofmann wrote the textbook, "Adolescent Medicine," which was first published in 1986. The text won an article from the American College of Internal Medicine the next year and went into its third edition in 1997 at McGraw Hill. Adele Hofmann died June 15, 2001 in Newport Beach California at the age of 74.

Dr. Donald Greydanus is a Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine and is the Pediatrics Program Director at Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He received his undergraduate degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan and his medical degree from the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey. He also completed a residency in Pediatrics from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota and a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine from the New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Medical Center in New York City. He is co-author of a book on sports medicine entitled Medical Care of the Adolescent Athlete, co-editor-in-chief of the medical journal, State of the Art Reviews: Adolescent Medicine and co-editor of a major textbook in adolescent health--Adolescent Medicine, Third Edition. He has been on numerous committees for National Medical Organizations and has authored over 130 articles in the field of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. He has received the American Academy of Pediatrics' Adele Dellenbaugh Hofmann National Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Field of Adolescent Health. He has lectured extensively on adolescent health in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. He has been quoted in various media articles and has appeared on the Today Show.

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