Adolescent Medicine: Requisites (Requisites in Pediatrics) by Gail B. Slap MD MS

By Gail B. Slap MD MS

This concise, evidence-based source covers all of trendy need-to-know info to quick and successfully diagnose and deal with universal adolescent conditions...in a really trouble-free structure. simply because it is so compact, clinically orientated, and straightforward to learn, Adolescent drugs: The standards in Pediatrics is a perfect learn device in addition to a handy reference for perform.

  • Includes certain discussions on distinct overall healthiness concerns, universal clinical difficulties, sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing, behavioral difficulties, and the transition to grownup overall healthiness care that can assist you achieve a greater realizing of the original wishes of the adolescent sufferer.
  • Features a logical, constant bankruptcy structure that is helping you discover the tips you wish quick.
  • Presents considerable tables, differential diagnoses, lab values/radiologic reports, treatment/therapy techniques, and information on whilst to consult a expert equipping you for each medical problem.
  • Discusses controversies about the average of care via thought-provoking scientific situations that will help you to figure out the easiest plan of action in tough occasions.
  • Provides highlighted containers that emphasize suitable case reports, key issues of every part, and different very important info making you conscious of issues that impression present day perform.
  • Uses a wealth of illustrations so that you can see information extra clearly.

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Thresholds vary among individuals and across settings for a given individual. For example, an adolescent provoked on a street corner may feel compelled to fight rather than walk away. ” Asking the adolescent questions such as the following can help identify the threshold for fighting: “What do you usually do when you are really mad or frustrated? Do you get in fights? Are you able to walk away from fights? How do you do that? ” Once the threshold is identified, ­strategies can be implemented well before it is reached.

Recognizing these risks, adjusting medications, and involving registered dieticians in the care team can help young patients establish eating and exercise habits that decrease cardiovascular risk. 36 Adolescent Medicine: The Requisites in Pediatrics Adolescents with and without chronic conditions should be screened through individual and family history for psychiatric illness. There is considerable controversy in the literature about the psychosocial adjustment and potential psychiatric comorbidity of adolescents with chronic conditions.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2000;32:2130–2145. 27 American Dietetic Association: Position of the American Dietetic Association: Food fortification and dietary supplements. J Am Diet Assoc 2001;101:115–125. Anstine D, Grinenko D: Rapid screening for disordered eating in college-aged females in the primary care setting. J Adolesc Health 2000;26:338–342. Assessment of nutritional status. In Kleinman RE (ed): Pediatric Nutrition Handbook, 5th ed. Elk Grove Village, IL, The American Academy of Pediatrics, 2004, pp.

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