AM:STARs: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews is the official publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health. Published 3 times per year, the journal offers adolescent medicine specialists and other primary care physicians who treat adolescent patients with state of the art information on all matters relating to adolescent health and wellness.
This issue of AM:STARs looks at specific issues within the subspecialty of adolescent medicine that are beneficial to those physicians involved in caring for adolescents and young adults. Subspecialties such as genetics, dermatology, critical care medicine, psychiatry, neurology, pulmonology, endocrinology, and sexual abuse are included. This issue also covers such unique topics as pharmacology, urology, sports medicine, orthopedics, and more. It presents a subspecialty perspective within the specialty of adolescent medicine.
Topics in Subspecialty Update include:
Neurological Problems in the Adolescent Population
What Is New in Adolescent Psychiatry?
Literature Review and Clinical Implications
What’s New in the Field of Genetics
Pharmacology Update in Adolescents: Contraception and Human Papillomavirus Vaccination
Update in Adolescent Dermatology
Updates in Pediatric Endocrinology
Update on Adolescent Gynecology
Adolescents as Victims and Perpetrators of Violence
Common Topics in Adolescent Critical Care Medicine
Update in Adolescent Orthopaedics: Discussion of Common Hip Conditions
Update on Sport-Related Concussion
Update on Cardiovascular Screening: Can We Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death in Adolescent Athletes?
Advances in Foregut and Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents
Update in Adolescent Gastroenterology
Adolescent Urology Update
The Adolescent with Sickle Cell Disease
Update in Pulmonary Medicine
Caring for Premature Infants in Adolescence: Long-Term Outcomes