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Caring For Adolescent Patients

Author : Cynthia B. Aten
ISBN : 158110135X
Genre : Medical
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The new second edition of "Caring for Adolescent Patients" is a practical, clinical guide intended to assist health care professionals who provide primary care services to adolescents.

Adolescent Health Care

Author : Lawrence S. Neinstein
ISBN : 0781792568
Genre : Medical
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This practical, easy-to-use guide is a staple in health care facilities that treat adolescents, is widely used for board preparation, and is recommended by the American College of Physicians for their internal medicine library. The substance abuse section has been completely reorganized, and new chapters cover psychosomatic illness as well as complementary medicine.

Adolescent Medicine Today

Author : Elise D. Berlan
ISBN : 9789814324496
Genre : Medical
File Size : 74. 60 MB
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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 OC Adolescent PearlsOCO section of each chapter particularly useful.

Ethical Issues In Cancer Patient Care

Author : Peter Angelos
ISBN : 9781475730449
Genre : Medical
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This book addresses a variety of ethical issues that arise in the care of oncology patients. Many volumes have been written on medical ethics in the past 30 years. However, few have focused on ethical issues specific to the care of cancer patients. This book brings together such a focused examination. The contributors are experienced clinicians, ethicists, medical humanists, and medical educators. The issues raised have direct relevance to the care of oncology patients in treatment as well as research settings. The chapters address issues that are central to contemporary medical practice and medical ethics inquiry. Any practicing clinician will be well aware of the problems of communication and how uncertainty, cross-cultural issues, and religious influences can impact patient care. The limits of care and the role of advance directives and palliative care are common issues that must be addressed in treating patients at the end of life. For oncologists and oncology patients, participation in clinical trials may be a thomy topic, especially when phase I clinical trials are being considered. The impact of managed care and reimbursement issues cannot be avoided in the contemporary patient care and similarly cannot be neglected when considering the ethical ramifications raised. No discussion of ethics in oncology can be complete without attention to the specific challenges raised by the pediatric patient with cancer. All of these topics are explored by the contributors to this book.

The Hastings Center Guidelines For Decisions On Life Sustaining Treatment And Care Near The End Of Life

Author : Nancy Berlinger
ISBN : 9780199974573
Genre : Medical
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This major new work updates and significantly expands The Hastings Center's 1987 Guidelines on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care of the Dying. Like its predecessor, this second edition will shape the ethical and legal framework for decision-making on treatment and end-of-life care in the United States. This groundbreaking work incorporates 25 years of research and innovation in clinical care, law, and policy. It is written for physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals and is structured for easy reference in difficult clinical situations. It supports the work of clinical ethicists, ethics committee members, health lawyers, clinical educators, scholars, and policymakers. It includes extensive practical recommendations. Health care reform places a new set of challenges on decision-making and care near the end of life. The Hastings Center Guidelines are an essential resource.

Abc Of Adolescence

Author : Russell Viner
ISBN : 9781405171304
Genre : Medical
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Adolescents undergo rapid physical, psychological and social developmental changes that result in management challenges, communication issues, patterns of disease and symptom presentations that are different from children or adults. This can be challenging for health professionals, who rarely have had specific training in dealing with the young people they meet in their clinical work. This ABC covers topics surrounding adolescent development, sexual behaviour and substance misuse, along with education and preventative strategies. It also features other adolescent health problems such as self-harm, eating disorders and psychosomatic presentations. This book is a valuable resource for all those who deal with adolescent patients in primary care, emergency departments, and hospital and outpatient settings.

Adolescent Medicine An Issue Of Primary Care Clinics In Office Practice

Author : William B. Shore
ISBN : 9780323323406
Genre : Medical
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This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, devoted to Adolescent Medicine, is edited by Drs. William B. Shore, Francesco Leanza, and Nicole Chaisson. Articles in this issue include: Health Care Maintenance for Adolescents; Adolescent Growth and Development; Puberty; Current Concepts of Psychosocial Development; Body Image and Health: Eating Disorders and Obesity; Working with Families with Adolescents; Care for Adolescents with Developmental Delay; Sports Medicine; Sports Injuries; Teens and Technology; Care of Incarcerated Youth; Mental Illness in Adolescence; Substance Use/Abuse; Current Approach to Contraception and Pregnancy; Oral/Hormonal Contraception; Sexually Transmitted Infections; Teen Sexuality and GLBT Youth; and Bullying and Violence Prevention.

Challenges In Adolescent Health Care

Author : Institute of Medicine
ISBN : 0309179971
Genre : Medical
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Several positive and negative lifelong behaviors are established during adolescence including diet and exercise, sexual conduct, practices related to oral health, smoking, drinking, and the use if legal and illegal substances. The complex issues that adolescents deal with on a daily basis can turn into health problems that persist throughout adulthood. Unfortunately the adolescents who are frequently the most disconnected from routine health care services - those who lack insurance and family support - are often those at greatest risk for multiple and chronic health problems. Therefore, those that are responsible for delivering health care services to adolescents must address the health conditions that require immediate attention while preparing young people to adopt practices that can help improve their future health status and prevent unhealthy behaviors. Challenges in Adolescent Health Care studies adolescent health care in the United States, highlights critical health care needs, and identifies service models and components of care that may strengthen and improve health care services, settings, and systems for adolescents. The book explores the nature of adolescent challenges and how they reflect larger societal issues such as poverty, crime and the prevalence of violence. These issues, in addition to lack of comprehensive health coverage, dysfunctional families and the lack of support systems, make providing adequate health care incredibly challenging. Challenges in Adolescent Health Care defines high-quality health care, identifies the strengths and weaknesses of various service models and explores various training programs. The book recommends that health care providers must be sensitive to socioeconomic factors and incorporate health care in a broad array of settings including schools, neighborhoods and community centers.

Practical Pediatric And Adolescent Gynecology

Author : Paula J. Adams Hillard
ISBN : 9781118538579
Genre : Medical
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Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Edited by Paula J Adams Hillard, MD, Department ofObstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine,Stanford, CA, USA The gynecologic needs of younger patients are variable andcomplex Clinicians are often uncomfortable with the gynecologic concernsof young girls and developing women. How can Iput the patient at ease? What are the rights of the patient and herparents? How do I ask the questions in a way that allows her totrust me so that I can better understand her medical and socialsituation? In Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Dr Hillard hasdesigned a new textbook that puts the patient at the center. Itfollows the patient’s life and her changing needs as shematures. An emphasis on effective, patient-friendly encounters isthe prelude to a sensitive clinical approach to intimate,potentially awkward, clinical challenges. Short, practical chaptersprovide guidance on the issues rather than an academictreatise. This ‘in the office’ guide to effective patient careis informed by evidence-based practice and backed by a wealth ofpractical features: Algorithms and guidelines to most effective approaches ‘Tips and Tricks’ boxes so you can improve youclinical outcomes ‘Caution’ warning boxes so you can avoidcomplications ‘Science Revisited’ boxes give a quickreminder of the basic science principles Dr Hillard has assembled an expert group of authors to providestraightforward guidance to caring for and reassuring your youngerpatients and their parents. If you provide clinical care to girlsand young women then Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology isdesigned for you. Titles of related interest Contraception Shoupe (ed); ISBN 978-1-4443-3351-0 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Beigi (ed); ISBN: 978-0-470-65835-2 Disorders of Menstruation Marshburn and Hurst (eds); ISBN 978-1-4443-3277-3

Handbook Of Adolescent Health Care

Author : Lawrence S. Neinstein
ISBN : 0781790204
Genre : Medical
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Handbook of Adolescent Health Care is a condensed, portable version of Dr. Neinstein's best-selling clinical reference, Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide, Fifth Edition. In easy-to-scan outline format with numerous tables and treatment algorithms, the handbook presents the most essential clinical information from the larger text. The 84 chapters cover all the key developmental, medical, reproductive, mental health, substance abuse, and STI issues that occur in adolescents, as well as nutrition and complementary/alternative medicine. This handbook is ideal for pediatric and family practitioners who do not specialize in adolescent medicine and can be used by specialists as a quick reference in the clinical setting.

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