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The only text to address adolescent medicine as a separate field of study. Comprehensive Adolescent Health Care, 2nd Edition remains a one-stop resource for primary care providers and adolescent medicine subspecialists, covering all aspects of the field ina highly practical format. Completely revised, it includes up-to-date information on drug abuse, adolescent sexuality, HIV infections, violence, ADD and learning disorders, adolescent pregnancy, financial considerations relevant to adolescent health care, and much more. In addition to its day-to-day usefulness in practice, it is an excellent study reference for the pediatric or internal medicine exams.
* Includes medical, psychosocial, and surgical problems specific to adolescents, as well as chapters on normal adolescent development. * Presents unfamiliar concepts in an easy-to-read, jargon-free manner, making it accessible and appealing to a wide range of practitioners. * Features superb color plates on cervical findings and the Pap smear, dermatologic disorders, and more. * Includes particularly detailed illustrations of typical progression of female and male pubertal development, and clearly depicts steps in the female pelvic examination. * Provides a wide perspective on adolescent medicine from over 180 experts, under the editorial guidance of four renowned practitioners in the field.
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Book Description Mosby, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2. Seller Inventory # DADAX0815133863
Book Description Elsevier. Condition: New. pp. 1376. Seller Inventory # 7628288