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
     
 

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

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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

1Adolescent growth and development3
2The office visit13
3Headache25
4Seizures33
5Syncope37
6Common respiratory infections40
7Asthma47
8Acne53
9Infectious mononucleosis63
10Chronic fatigue70
11Hepatitis74
12Abdominal pain82
13Musculoskeletal problems85
14Urinary tract infection97
15Diabetes mellitus104
16Thyroid disease114
17Hypertension123
18Obesity130
19Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder141
20Substance abuse147
21Adolescent tobacco use163
22Eating disorders172
23Mood and anxiety disorders177
24Psychosomatic problems in adolescence189
25Adolescent violence and suicide199
26Adolescent sexuality and reproductive health211
27Sexually transmitted infections244
28Sports medicine263
29Legal issues287

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