Handbook of Adolescent Medicine and Health Promotion is a medical handbook for health providers, residents, and students as well as other interdisciplinary practitioners who promote the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults. With an emphasis on practical clinical approaches covering comprehensive health evaluation, which impacts on health choices and behaviors, health screening, education and health promotion, this book is a unique combination of pediatrics, internal medicine, gynecology, and psychology. The behavioral and health promotion aspects for adolescents are discussed in depth, with elaboration on the real difference between adolescent medicine and other specialties. An excellent reference, it provides useful case materials and handouts in an easy-to-read format. This book is an absolute must-have for improving the health outcomes and well-being of adolescents and young adults.
Medical and Paramedical Visits
Growth and Development
Chronic Disease Management
Fatigue and Psychosomatic Illnesses
Psychology and Behavior
Adolescent Sexuality and Reproductive Health
Orthopedic Conditions and Sports
Practice Management and New Technologies
Readership: Pediatricians, pediatrics residents, medical students and health professionals as well as a wide variety of individuals who shape the daily health choices and actions of youths.