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The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Adolescent Medicine Handbook, is a definitive, practical guide for the optimal clinical care of adolescents. This unique and invaluable resource is not only replete with user-friendly diagrams, tables, charts and pathways; it most importantly covers in detail the best practices in adolescent medicine where practice not only means the most appropriate approaches, diagnostic evaluation and best treatments, but also the best ways to connect, communicate and continue care with teenagers. Divided into three sections, the handbook covers general adolescent medicine, sexuality, and mental health. Chapters are written by outstanding physician authors who represent expertise in pediatric or adult specialties and have taught or trained at Massachusetts General Hospital. The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Adolescent Medicine Handbook joins together the collective knowledge and wisdom of its esteemed contributors to provide a multi-specialty approach to adolescent healthcare that balances the science and the art of adolescent medicine.


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Practical and user-friendly, with a multi-specialty approach to care
Replete with user-friendly diagrams, tables, charts, figures, and pathway models
Addresses best practices in adolescent medicine including best ways to provide optimal provider-patient relations


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The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Adolescent Medicine Handbook, is a definitive, practical guide for the optimal clinical care of adolescents. This unique and invaluable resource is not only replete with user-friendly diagrams, tables, charts and pathways; it most importantly covers in detail the best practices in adolescent medicine where practice not only means the most appropriate approaches, diagnostic evaluation and best treatments, but also the best ways to connect, communicate and continue care with teenagers. Divided into three sections, the handbook covers general adolescent medicine, sexuality, and mental health. Chapters are written by outstanding physician authors who represent expertise in pediatric or adult specialties and have taught or trained at Massachusetts General Hospital. The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Adolescent Medicine Handbook joins together the collective knowledge and wisdom of its esteemed contributors to provide a multi-specialty approach to adolescent healthcare that balances the science and the art of adolescent medicine.


Contents:

Part I: General Adolescent Medicine 1
1 Adolescent Preventive Services 2
2 The Adolescent Patient Interview 12
3 Tanner Staging 20
4 Normal Adolescent Development 26
5 Male Genitourinary Exam 31
6 The Pelvic Examination and Pap Smear 37
7 Adolescent Dermatology 44
8 Obesity 53
9 Adolescent Nutrition, IBD, IBS 58
10 Sports Injuries in the Adolescent 63
11 Cardiac Issues in Adolescence 77
Part II: Sexuality, Gynecology and Abnormal Growth and Development 84
12 Menstrual Irregularities: Amenorrhea 85
13 Menstrual Irregularities: Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding 92
14 Basics of Hormonal Contraception 96
15 Adolescent Pregnancy 114
16 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 117
17 Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents 122
18 Delayed Puberty, Short Stature and Tall Stature 144
Part III: Mental Health and Transition of Care Issues 151
19 Adolescent Substance Abuse 152
20 Adolescent Mental Health Disorders 164
21 Eating Disorders 190
22 Adolescent Relationship Violence in Clinical Settings 201
23 Bullying 208
24 Transition of Care 211
Appendix 214
Index 256


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781441968449
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 269
Weight: 318g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Critical Care Medicine, Diseases and Disorders, General Practice, Paediatrics and Neonatal, Public Health

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