Adolescent Medicine: A Handbook for Primary Care / Edition 1

Adolescent Medicine: A Handbook for Primary Care / Edition 1

by Robert T. Brown, Paula K. Braverman, Peter D. Rogers, Cynthia M. Holland-Hall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781753155

ISBN-13: 9780781753159

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Designed for quick reference in a busy office, this handbook is a concise, practical guide to everyday clinical problems in adolescent medicine. This ready-reference manual is written by noted experts to provide immediate, authoritative answers to questions about common medical and behavioral problems in teenagers. Numerous tables, bulleted lists, and charts help

Overview

Designed for quick reference in a busy office, this handbook is a concise, practical guide to everyday clinical problems in adolescent medicine. This ready-reference manual is written by noted experts to provide immediate, authoritative answers to questions about common medical and behavioral problems in teenagers. Numerous tables, bulleted lists, and charts help practitioners find information quickly, and a formulary offers guidance in prescribing for teenagers.

Coverage includes every important topic in adolescent gynecology and up-to-date strategies for evaluating and treating obese teenagers. Other key concerns addressed include sports medicine, substance abuse, and adolescent violence and suicide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781753159
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

    Part I. Growth and Development, 1

  1. Adolescent Growth and Development, 3

    Part II. Office Problems, 11

  2. The Office Visit, 13

    Part III. Common Medical Problems, 23

  3. Headache, 25
  4. Seizures, 33
  5. Syncope, 37
  6. Common Respiratory Infections, 40
  7. Asthma, 47
  8. Acne, 53
  9. Infectious Mononucleosis, 63
  10. Chronic Fatigue, 70
  11. Hepatitis, 74
  12. Abdominal Pain, 82
  13. Musculoskeletal Problems, 85
  14. Urinary Tract Infection, 97
  15. Diabetes Mellitus, 104
  16. Thyroid Disease, 114
  17. Hypertension, 123
  18. Obesity, 130

    Part IV. Common Behavioral Problems, 139

  19. Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, 141
  20. Substance Abuse, 147
  21. Adolescent Tobacco Use, 163
  22. Eating Disorders, 172
  23. Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 177
  24. Psychosomatic Problems in Adolescence, 189
  25. Adolescent Violence and Suicide, 199

    Part V. Reproductive Health, 209

  26. Adolescent Sexuality and Reproductive Health, 211
  27. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 244

    Part VI. Sports Medicine, 261

  28. Sports Medicine, 263

    Part VII. Common Legal Issues, 285

  29. Legal Issues, 287

    Part VIII. Appendix: Commonly Prescribed Medications, 293 Index, 313

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