hundred specialist contributors draw on extensive teen • Physical growth and development Kreipe Textbook of Adolescent Health Care Fisher • Alderman • Kreipe • RosenfeldTEXTBOOK OFAdolescentHealth CareAmerican Academy of PediatricsFisher• Alderman•• er timely, ectiveAssessment and management of chronic painNearly 200 information-packed chapters offtopical coverage of the entire universe of currentadolescent medicine, including•• Sleep disorderse textbook’s distinguished editors and more than aRichard E. Kreipe, MD, FAAP; Walter D. Rosenfeld, MD, FAAPhigh-risk health behaviorsAmerican Academy of PediatricsTextbook of Adolescent Health CareDirected by a distinguished editorial teamEditors: Martin M. Fisher, MD, FAAP; Elizabeth M. Alderman, MD, FAAP;Now you can rely on a single comprehensive resource for expert help with theunique, often complex, challenges teenage patients bring to your practice.Here’s the one place to look for the latest assessment and diagnostic techniques…proven managementapproaches for a wide array of diseases and disorders… practice-tested prevention and interventionstrategies…recommendations on dealing with diverse mental health problems…guidance for eﬀPractical, how-to information and recommendationsyou’ll consult again and againThcare experience to show you how to • Health supervision and preventive care• Create a teen-friendly offi • Examination and laboratory screening ce••• Implement state-of-the-art disease management • Adolescent sexuality and reproductive health RosenfeldSpecial populations of adolescents•• Family relationshipsImprove your clinical preventive servicesUse precisely targeted assessment and diagnostic tools techniques • Environmental health• Identify and treat eating disorders • Issues of gay and lesbian youth• Screen for substance abuse • Eating disorders and obesity• Counsel patients and parents about adolescent • Medical and surgical disorders• Assess diverse mental health disorders • Violence and substance abuse• Make appropriate specialist referrals • Psychiatric, behavioral, and developmental problems• Comply with today’s confi • Adolescent-specifi c documentation, coding, and billing dentiality and privacy
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