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Adolescent Medicine Today cover

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.

Sample Chapter(s)
Chapter 1: Introduction (50 KB)


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 andHolly 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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FRONT MATTER
  • Pages:i–xiii

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_fmatter

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INTRODUCTION
  • Pages:1–4

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0001

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ROUTINE HEALTH MAINTENANCE
  • Pages:5–23

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0002

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NORMAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
  • Pages:25–41

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0003

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PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY
  • Pages:43–52

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0004

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DELAYED PUBERTY
  • Pages:53–64

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0005

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DYSMENORRHEA AND PELVIC PAIN
  • Pages:65–81

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0006

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ABNORMAL VAGINAL BLEEDING
  • Pages:83–98

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0007

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AMENORRHEA
  • Pages:99–114

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0008

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POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME
  • Pages:115–133

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0009

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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS
  • Pages:135–174

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0010

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VULVOVAGINITIS
  • Pages:175–188

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0011

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PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE
  • Pages:189–207

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0012

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HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
  • Pages:209–231

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0013

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CONTRACEPTION
  • Pages:233–252

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0014

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PREGNANCY
  • Pages:253–268

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0015

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EATING DISORDERS
  • Pages:269–290

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0016

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE
  • Pages:291–306

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0017

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PREVENTING AND REDUCING TOBACCO USE
  • Pages:307–317

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0018

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OBESITY
  • Pages:319–337

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0019

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DEPRESSION
  • Pages:339–360

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0020

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ANXIETY DISORDERS
  • Pages:361–380

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0021

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SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR
  • Pages:381–396

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0022

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ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
  • Pages:397–413

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0023

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PAIN PREDOMINANT FUNCTIONAL GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS
  • Pages:415–432

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0024

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HEADACHES
  • Pages:433–444

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0025

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ACNE
  • Pages:445–470

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0026

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COMMON CONCERNS IN SPORTS MEDICINE
  • Pages:471–501

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0027

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COMMON CARDIAC CONCERNS
  • Pages:503–529

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0028

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COMMON RHEUMATOLOGIC CONCERNS
  • Pages:531–550

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0029

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COMMON MEDICAL CONDITIONS IN MALES
  • Pages:551–571

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0030

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COLLEGE HEALTH
  • Pages:573–594

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0031

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CARING FOR LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER ADOLESCENTS
  • Pages:595–614

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0032

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HEALTH CARE FOR DETAINED AND INCARCERATED YOUTH
  • Pages:615–626

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0033

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ADOLESCENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
  • Pages:627–650

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0034

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CONSENT AND CONFIDENTIALITY
  • Pages:651–666

https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814324496_0035

Sample Chapter(s)
Chapter 1: Introduction (50k)