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.