AM:STARs Ethical and Legal Issues in Adolescent Health Care: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, Vol 22, No 2, Aug 2011

AM:STARs Ethical and Legal Issues in Adolescent Health Care: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, Vol 22, No 2, Aug 2011

by Tomas J., Ed. Silber Ed.
     
 

Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews helps you stay up-to-date in key areas of current clinical practice with adolescent-specific topics. Topics in Ethical and Legal Issues in Adolescent Medicine include:
• Conscience, Clinical Ethics, and Emergency Contraception
• Achieving a

Overview

Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews helps you stay up-to-date in key areas of current clinical practice with adolescent-specific topics. Topics in Ethical and Legal Issues in Adolescent Medicine include:
• Conscience, Clinical Ethics, and Emergency Contraception
• Achieving a Decision-Making Triad in Adolescent Sexual Health Care
• Making Sense of Adolescent Decision-Making: Challenge and Reality
• Adolescent Brain Development and the Mature Minor Doctrine
• Adolescent Refusal of LifesavingTreatment: Are We Asking the Right Questions?
• The Aftermath of Adolescent Suicide: Clinical, Ethical and Spiritual Issues
• Adolescent Mothers of Critically Ill Newborns: Addressing the Rights of Parent and Child
• Ethical and Policy Issues Raised by Heterozygote Carrier Identification and Predictive Genetic Testing of Adolescents
• Cancer Therapy and the Preservation of Adolescent Fertility
• Nondisclosure of HIV Status in Adolescence
• Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa against the Patient's Will: Ethical Considerations
• Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of the Young and Vulnerable: Reflections on a Legal, Ethical, and Human Rights Disgrace
• Law, Ethics, and Clinical Discretion:Recurring and Emerging Issues in Adolescent Health Care

Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Michael G White, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: This volume in a series of reviews in adolescent medicine published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) focuses on ethical and legal issues.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a review of current ethical and legal issues encountered in the care of adolescents. This forum presents a useful and timely topic for the invited authors to present peer-reviewed articles on this topic.
Audience: The audience includes anyone with an interest in the current hot topics in the field of ethics or law as it applies to adolescent medicine.
Features: The book is written in the typical format for current issues-type reviews in the medical literature. The topics are well chosen and the authors are well selected for their expertise.
Assessment: This is an excellent collection of evidence-based reviews that detail advances in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of health problems affecting adolescents. The topics are timely and discussed well, representing the expertise and perspective of the invited authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581105209
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Series:
Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Re Series
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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