Adolescent Medicine Today: A Guide To Caring For The Adolescent Patient
Filled with short, succinct chapters written by experts in the field of Adolescent Medicine, this handbook covers the major health issues that practicing clinicians regularly encounter in the care of teens and young adults. From menstrual concerns and sexually transmitted infections, anxiety disorders and depression, to eating disorders and common sports medicine concerns, this book is an ideal reference guide for busy clinical practices. Students, residents, and established clinicians alike will find the “Adolescent Pearls” section of each chapter particularly useful.Contents:Introduction (Terrill Bravender and Elise D Berlan)Routine Health Maintenance (Richard J Chung and Terrill Bravender)Normal Growth and Development (Terrill Bravender)Precocious Puberty (Thanh Minh Nguyen)Delayed Puberty (Thanh Minh Nguyen)Dysmenorrhea and Pelvic Pain (Caitlin W Hicks and Ellen S Rome)Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Susan Hayden Gray)Amenorrhea (Amy D DiVasta)Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (Elise D Berlan)Sexually Transmitted Infections (Cynthia Holland-Hall)Vulvovaginitis (Jessica S Castonguay and Elise D Berlan)Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Cynthia Holland-Hall)Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Daniel H Reirden)Contraception (Nichole Tyson, Erika Simpson and Elise D Berlan)Pregnancy (Michelle Forcier)Eating Disorders (Terrill Bravender)Substance Abuse and Dependence (Steven C Matson)Preventing and Reducing Tobacco Use (Bonnie L Halpern-Felsher and Holly E R Morrell)Obesity (Sarah Armstrong)Depression (Richard E D'Alli)Anxiety Disorders (Martha F Perry)Suicidal Behavior (Kimberly K McClanahan and Hatim Omar)Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Jessica Foster)Pain Predominant Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (Desale Yacob)Headaches (Ann Pakalnis)Acne (Kristin E Ito and Sarah A Myers)Common Concerns in Sports Medicine (Keith J Loud and Luke Spellman)Common Cardiac Concerns (Megan Smetana and Mark E Alexander)Common Rheumatologic Concerns (Sharon Bout-Tabaku)Common Medical Conditions in Males (Steven C Matson)College Health (Cindy Schorzman and Melanie A Gold)Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Adolescents (Joanna D Brown and Timothy Cavanaugh)Health Care for Detained and Incarcerated Youth (Rachel S-D Fortune and Steven C Matson)Adolescents with Special Needs (Renee S Rodrigues)Consent and Confidentiality (Sarah J Lerand)Readership: Clinicians in practice; residents in the fields of family practice, pediatrics, internal medicine and adolescent medicine.
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