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Adolescent Health Care : A Practical Guide

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ISBN-10: 0683063758

ISBN-13: 9780683063752

Edition: 3rd 1996 (Revised)

Authors: Lawrence S. Neinstein

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Neinstein is the editor and main contributor (not the sole author as indicated in the CiP) of this new edition of a reference first published in 1984. Emphasizing practical approaches, it provides an understanding of the disease process, defines differential diagnoses, and describes current treatment and procedures. Topics include: general considerations in adolescent health care, orthopedic problems and sports medicine, genitourinary disorders, eating disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, drug use and abuse, and psychosocial problems. Intended for practitioners and those preparing for board review exams. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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List price: $79.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1138
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long
Language: English

Contributing Authorsp. xiii
Forewordp. xix
Prefacep. xxi
Preface to the First Editionp. xxiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxv
General Considerations in Adolescent Health Care
Normal Physical Growth and Developmentp. 3
Psychosocial Development in Normal Adolescentsp. 52
Office Visit, Interview Techniques, and Recommendations to Parentsp. 59
Preventive Healthcare for Adolescentsp. 79
Vital Statistics and Injuriesp. 126
Nutritionp. 170
Understanding Legal Aspects of Carep. 186
Endocrine Problems
Abnormal Growth and Developmentp. 197
Thyroid Disease in Adolescentsp. 230
Diabetes Mellitusp. 250
Gynecomastiap. 264
Cardiovascular Problems
Cardiac Risk Factors and Hyperlipidemiap. 273
Systemic Hypertensionp. 304
Heart Murmursp. 326
Mitral Valve Prolapsep. 335
Orthopedic Problems
Scoliosis and Kyphosisp. 345
Common Orthopedic Problemsp. 356
Back Painp. 370
Guidelines in Sports Medicinep. 380
Dermatological Disorders
Acne Vulgarisp. 441
Miscellaneous Dermatological Disordersp. 457
Neurological Disorders
Epilepsyp. 485
Headachesp. 510
Syncope and Vertigop. 525
Sleep Disordersp. 536
Genitourinary Disorders
Genitourinary Tract Infectionsp. 551
Enuresisp. 565
Asymptomatic Proteinuria and Hematuriap. 576
Scrotal Disordersp. 589
Infectious Diseases
Infectious Mononucleosis and Mycoplasma Pneumoniap. 605
Hepatitisp. 621
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infections and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromep. 643
Eating Disorders
Obesityp. 681
Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosap. 700
Miscellaneous Medical Disorders
Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndromep. 729
Chronic, Recurrent Abdominal Painp. 739
Chest Painp. 747
Noninflammatory Rheumatism Fibromyalgia and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophyp. 754
Sexuality and Family Planning
Adolescent Sexualityp. 767
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Adolescentsp. 793
Teenage Pregnancyp. 809
Contraceptionp. 834
Combination Hormonal Contraceptionp. 857
Intrauterine Devicesp. 882
Barrier Contraceptivesp. 891
Emergency Contraceptionp. 911
Long-Acting Progestinsp. 921
Adolescent Gynecology
Gynecological Examination of the Adolescent Femalep. 937
Normal Menstrual Physiologyp. 947
Dysmenorrhea and Premenstrual Syndromep. 952
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleedingp. 966
Amenorrheap. 973
Pelvic Massesp. 994
Pap Smears and Abnormal Cervical Cytologyp. 1001
Vaginitis and Cervicitisp. 1011
Ectopic Pregnancyp. 1029
Galactorrheap. 1043
Hirsutism and Virilizationp. 1051
Breast Disordersp. 1063
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Overview of Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 1085
Gonorrheap. 1118
Chlamydia trachomatisp. 1138
Pelvic Inflammatory Diseasep. 1161
Syphilisp. 1171
Herpes Genitalisp. 1189
Human Papillomavirus (Anogenital Warts) and Molluscum Contagiosump. 1204
Pediculosis Pubis and Scabiesp. 1215
Minor Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Chancroid, Lymphogranuloma Venereum, and Granuloma Inguinalep. 1221
Drug Use and Abuse
Overview of Drug Use and Abusep. 1233
Alcoholp. 1271
Tobaccop. 1290
Marijuanap. 1314
Hallucinogensp. 1323
Miscellaneous Drugs: Stimulants, Inhalants, Opiates, Depressants, and Anabolic Steroidsp. 1337
Approaches to the Management of Drug Abusep. 1370
Psychosocial Problems and Concerns
Common Concerns of Adolescents and Their Parentsp. 1397
High-Risk and Out-of-Control Behaviorp. 1402
Youth and Violencep. 1417
Adolescent Depressionp. 1432
Suicidep. 1443
School Problems and ADHDp. 1454
Rape and Sexual Abusep. 1477
Chronic Illness in the Adolescentp. 1511
Special Considerations for Health Care Providers
Herbal Treatments in Clinical Practicep. 1539
Overview of College Health Issuesp. 1551
Reference Materials on Adolescencep. 1583
Other Resources and Servicesp. 1589
Subject Indexp. 1611
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