Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide / Edition 5

Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide / Edition 5

by Lawrence S. Neinstein, Debra Katzman, Catherine Gordon, Elizabeth R. Woods
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781792568

ISBN-13: 9780781792561

Pub. Date: 11/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Established for over twenty years as the "bible" of adolescent medicine, Dr. Neinstein's best-selling clinical reference is in its thoroughly updated Fifth Edition. This practical, easy-to-use guide is a staple in health care facilities that treat adolescents, is widely used for board preparation, and is recommended by the American College of Physicians for their

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Overview

Established for over twenty years as the "bible" of adolescent medicine, Dr. Neinstein's best-selling clinical reference is in its thoroughly updated Fifth Edition. This practical, easy-to-use guide is a staple in health care facilities that treat adolescents, is widely used for board preparation, and is recommended by the American College of Physicians for their internal medicine library.

This edition has four new Associate Editors and new contributors for almost all chapters. The substance abuse section has been completely reorganized. New chapters cover psychosomatic illness and complementary medicine. Each chapter lists Websites where professionals, teenagers, and parents can find up-to-the-minute information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781792561
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Edition description:
Fifth
Pages:
1300
Sales rank:
445,206
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS IN ADOLESCENT CARE: Normal Physical Growth & Development / Psychosocial Development in Normal Adolescents / The Office Visit, Interview Techniques & Recommendations to Parents / Preventive Healthcare for the Adolescent / Vital Statistics & Injuries / Nutrition / Understanding Legal Aspects of Care
ENDOCRINE PROBLEMS: Abnormal Growth & Development / Thyroid Disease in Adolescents / Diabetes Mellitus / Gynecomastia
CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS: Cardiac Risk Factors & Hyperlipidemia / Hypertension / Heart Murmurs including MVP
ORTHOPEDIC PROBLEMS: Scoliosis and Kyphosis / Common Orthopedic Problems / Back Pain / Guidelines in Sports Medicine
DERMATOLOGIC DISORDERS: Acne / Miscellaneous Dermatologic Disorders
NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS: Epilepsy / Headaches / Syncope & Vertigo / Sleep Disorders
GENITOURINARY DISORDERS: Genitourinary Tract Disorders / Enuresis / Asymptomatic Proteinuria & Hematuria / Scrotal Disorders
INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Infectious Mononucleosis & Mycoplasma Pneumoniae / Hepatitis / HIV Infections & AIDS
CONDITIONS AFFECTING NUTRITION & WEIGHT: Obesity / Anorexia Nervosa & Bulimia Nervosa
PSYCHOSOMATIC ILLNESSES & OTHER MEDICAL DISORDERS: Psychosomatic Illnesses in Adolescents / Fatigue / Chronic Abdominal Pain / Chest Pain / Fibromyalgia Syndrome & Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
SEXUALITY & CONTRACEPTION: Adolescent Sexuality / Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Adolescents / Teen Pregnancy / Contraception / Combination Hormonal Contraceptives / Intrauterine Contraception / Barrier Contraceptives / Emergency Contraception / Long-Acting Progestins
ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY: Gynecological Examination / Normal Menstrual Physiology / Dysmenorrhea / Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding / Amenorrhea & PCO / Pelvic Masses / Abnormal Pap Smear / Vaginitis & Vaginosis / Ectopic Pregnancy & Other Pregnancy Complications / Galactorrhea / Hirsutism & Virilization / Breast Disorders
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES: Overview of Sexually Transmitted Diseases / Gonorrhea / Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections / Pelvic Inflammatory Disease / Syphilis / Herpes Genitalis / HPV & Anogenital Warts / Other STIs including Genital Ulcers, Pediculosis, Scabies & Molluscum
DRUG USE & ABUSE: Overview of Drug Use & Abuse / Alcohol / Tobacco / Psychoactive Substances of Abuse Used by Adolescents / Laboratory Testing of Substances of Abuse / Office Management of Substances of Use & Abuse / Intensive Drug Treatment
PSYCHOSOCIAL PROBLEMS & CONCERNS: Common Concerns of Adolescents & Their Parents / High-Risk & Out-of-Control Behavior / Youth Violence / Adolescent Depression & Anxiety Disorders / Suicide / School Problems / Sexual Assault & Victimization / Chronic Illness in the Adolescent / Herbal Medications & Complementary Medicine / Overview of College Health
APPENDICES

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