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Adolescent Medicine: A Handbook for Primary Care / Edition 1

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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.

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781753159
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Adolescent growth and development 3
2 The office visit 13
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
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
26 Adolescent sexuality and reproductive health 211
27 Sexually transmitted infections 244
28 Sports medicine 263
29 Legal issues 287
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