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Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide / Edition 4

Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide / Edition 4

by Lawrence S. Neinstein


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Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide / Edition 4

Established for over twenty years as the "bible" of adolescent medicine, Dr. Neinstein's best-selling clinical reference is in its thoroughly updated Fifth Edition. This practical, easy-to-use guide is a staple in health care facilities that treat adolescents, is widely used for board preparation, and is recommended by the American College of Physicians for their internal medicine library.

This edition has four new Associate Editors and new contributors for almost all chapters. The substance abuse section has been completely reorganized. New chapters cover psychosomatic illness and complementary medicine. Each chapter lists Websites where professionals, teenagers, and parents can find up-to-the-minute information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781728973
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 07/13/2002
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 1664
Product dimensions: 7.06(w) x 9.94(h) x 1.74(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authorsxiii
Preface to the First Editionxxiii
Part I.General Considerations in Adolescent Health Care
1.Normal Physical Growth and Development3
2.Psychosocial Development in Normal Adolescents52
3.Office Visit, Interview Techniques, and Recommendations to Parents59
4.Preventive Healthcare for Adolescents79
5.Vital Statistics and Injuries126
7.Understanding Legal Aspects of Care186
Part II.Endocrine Problems
8.Abnormal Growth and Development197
9.Thyroid Disease in Adolescents230
10.Diabetes Mellitus250
Part III.Cardiovascular Problems
12.Cardiac Risk Factors and Hyperlipidemia273
13.Systemic Hypertension304
14.Heart Murmurs326
15.Mitral Valve Prolapse335
Part IV.Orthopedic Problems
16.Scoliosis and Kyphosis345
17.Common Orthopedic Problems356
18.Back Pain370
19.Guidelines in Sports Medicine380
Part V.Dermatological Disorders
20.Acne Vulgaris441
21.Miscellaneous Dermatological Disorders457
Part VI.Neurological Disorders
24.Syncope and Vertigo525
25.Sleep Disorders536
Part VII.Genitourinary Disorders
26.Genitourinary Tract Infections551
28.Asymptomatic Proteinuria and Hematuria576
29.Scrotal Disorders589
Part VIII.Infectious Diseases
30.Infectious Mononucleosis and Mycoplasma Pneumonia605
32.Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infections and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome643
Part IX.Eating Disorders
34.Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa700
Part X.Miscellaneous Medical Disorders
35.Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome729
36.Chronic, Recurrent Abdominal Pain739
37.Chest Pain747
38.Noninflammatory Rheumatism Fibromyalgia and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy754
Part XI.Sexuality and Family Planning
39.Adolescent Sexuality767
40.Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Adolescents793
41.Teenage Pregnancy809
43.Combination Hormonal Contraception857
44.Intrauterine Devices882
45.Barrier Contraceptives891
46.Emergency Contraception911
47.Long-Acting Progestins921
Part XII.Adolescent Gynecology
48.Gynecological Examination of the Adolescent Female937
49.Normal Menstrual Physiology947
50.Dysmenorrhea and Premenstrual Syndrome952
51.Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding966
53.Pelvic Masses994
54.Pap Smears and Abnormal Cervical Cytology1001
55.Vaginitis and Cervicitis1011
56.Ectopic Pregnancy1029
58.Hirsutism and Virilization1051
59.Breast Disorders1063
Part XIII.Sexually Transmitted Diseases
60.Overview of Sexually Transmitted Diseases1085
62.Chlamydia trachomatis1138
63.Pelvic Inflammatory Disease1161
65.Herpes Genitalis1189
66.Human Papillomavirus (Anogenital Warts) and Molluscum Contagiosum1204
67.Pediculosis Pubis and Scabies1215
68.Minor Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Chancroid, Lymphogranuloma Venereum, and Granuloma Inguinale1221
Part XIV.Drug Use and Abuse
69.Overview of Drug Use and Abuse1233
74.Miscellaneous Drugs: Stimulants, Inhalants, Opiates, Depressants, and Anabolic Steroids1337
75.Approaches to the Management of Drug Abuse1370
Part XV.Psychosocial Problems and Concerns
76.Common Concerns of Adolescents and Their Parents1397
77.High-Risk and Out-of-Control Behavior1402
78.Youth and Violence1417
79.Adolescent Depression1432
81.School Problems and ADHD1454
82.Rape and Sexual Abuse1477
83.Chronic Illness in the Adolescent1511
Part XVI.Special Considerations for Health Care Providers
84.Herbal Treatments in Clinical Practice1539
85.Overview of College Health Issues1551
Part XVII.Appendices
Appendix I.Reference Materials on Adolescence1583
Appendix II.Other Resources and Services1589
Subject Index1611

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