Neinstein’s Adolescent and Young Adult Health Care: A Practical Guide, 6th Edition

  • Lawrence S. Neinstein
  • Debra K Katzman
  • Todd Callahan
  • Catherine M. Gordon
  • Alain Joffe
  • Vaughn Rickert
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1496328175
  • ISBN-13: 9781496328175
  • DDC: 616.00835
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 858 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Highly regarded as the go-to-resource of adolescent medicine for over 30 years, this title remains the #1 choice for those involved in the care of adolescents and young adults. The 6th Edition delivers practical, authoritative guidance on everything from normal development to legal issues, psychosocial care, and special populations. Extensive updates include the addition of young adult health care; a new color design; numerous new chapters; more algorithms, photos, and bulleted text; and fresh perspectives from new senior and associate editors. Ideal for daily practice or board preparation and recommended by the American College of Physicians for their internal medicine library. For pediatricians, family practitioners, gynecologists, internists, house staff, nurse practitioners, PAs, residents, medical students, and fellows, as well as school-based clinics, college health centers, juvenile detention centers, pediatric ERs, and other facilities for adolescents and young adults.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
About the Authors.
Table of Contents.
General Considerations in Adolescent and Young Adult Health Care.
1: Health of the World’s Adolescents and Young Adults.
2: Normal Physical Growth and Development.
3: Psychosocial Development in Normal Adolescents and Young Adults.
4: Office Visit, Interview Techniques, and Recommendations to Parents.
5: Preventive Health Care for Adolescents and Young Adults.
6: Nutrition.
7: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Adolescents and Young Adults.
8: Chronic Health Conditions in Adolescents and Young Adults.
9: Understanding Legal Aspects of Care.
10: Technology and Social Media.
Endocrine Problems.
11: Abnormal Growth and Development.
12: Thyroid Function and Disease in Adolescents and Young Adults.
13: Diabetes Mellitus.
Cardiovascular Problems.
14: Cardiac Risk Factors and Hyperlipidemia.
15: Syncope, Vertigo, and Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
16: Heart Murmurs, Congenital Heart Disease, and Acquired Heart Disease.
17: Systemic Hypertension.
Musculoskeletal Problems and Sports Medicine.
18: Common Musculoskeletal Problems.
19: Guidelines for Promoting Physical Activity and Sports Participation.
20: Concussion.
Skin Disorders.
21: Acne.
22: Miscellaneous Skin Conditions.
Neurological and Sleep Disorders.
23: Epilepsy.
24: Headaches.
25: Sleep Disorders.
Genitourinary Disorders.
26: Renal and Genitourinary Tract Infections in Adolescents and Young Adults.
27: Enuresis.
28: Asymptomatic Proteinuria and Hematuria.
Infectious Diseases.
29: Mononucleosis and Other Infectious Respiratory Illnesses.
30: Viral Hepatitis.
31: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infections and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Conditions Affecting Nutrition and Weight.
32: Obesity.
33: Feeding and Eating Disorders.
Functional and Other Unexplained Medical Conditions.
34: Disorders of Somatic and Musculoskeletal Pain.
35: Fatigue and the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
36: Chronic Abdominal Pain.
Sexuality and Contraception.
37: Adolescent and Young Adult Sexuality.
38: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents and Young Adults.
39: Transgender Youth and Young Adults.
40: Adolescent and Young Adult Pregnancy and Parenting.
41: Contraception.
42: Barrier Contraceptives and Spermicides.
43: Contraceptive Pills, Patches, Rings, and Injections.
44: Intrauterine Devices and Long-acting Reversible Contraception.
Other Reproductive System and Breast Disorders.
45: Gynecologic Examination of the Adolescent and Young Adult Female.
46: Normal Menstrual Physiology.
47: Dysmenorrhea and Premenstrual Disorders.
48: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding.
49: Amenorrhea, the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and Hirsutism.
50: Pap Smears and Abnormal Cervical Cytology.
51: Vaginitis and Vaginosis.
52: Pelvic Masses.
53: Ectopic Pregnancy.
54: Men’s Health.
55: Breast Disorders and Gynecomastia.
Sexually Transmitted Infections.
56: Overview of Sexually Transmitted Infections.
57: Gonorrhea and Chlamydia.
58: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.
59: Syphilis.
60: Herpes Genitalis.
61: Human Papillomavirus Infection and Anogenital Warts.
62: Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Including Genital Ulcers, Pediculosis, Scabies, and Molluscum.
Substance use and Abuse.
63: Adolescent and Young Adult Substance Use and Abuse.
64: Alcohol.
65: Tobacco.
66: Marijuana.
67: Psychoactive Substances of Abuse.
68: Approaches to Adolescent and Young Adult Substance Use.
Mental Health.
69: Depression and Anxiety Disorders.
70: Suicide and Suicidal Behavior in Adolescents and Young Adults.
71: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and School Problems.
72: Violence.
73: Sexual Assault and Victimization.
Special Populations.
74: Introduction: Overview for Special Populations.
75: College Health.
76: Youth and Young Adults in the Military.
77: The Health of Unaccompanied Homeless Minors and Young Adults.
78: Youth in Foster Care.
79: Juvenile Detention and Incarcerated Youth and Young Adults.
80: Immigrant Adolescents and Young Adults.
81: The Care of American Indian and Alaska Native Adolescents and Young Adults.