- AAP Textbook of Adolescent Health CareEdited by Martin M. Fisher, MD, FAAP, Elizabeth M. Alderman, MD, FAAP, Richard E. Kreipe, MD, FAAP and Walter D. Rosenfeld, MD, FAAPBook | Published in 2011
Trustworthy guidance spanning every aspect of adolescent health care. Directed by a distinguished editorial team and more than a hundred specialist contributors draw on extensive teen care experience to show you how to: Create a teen friendly office, improve your clinical preventive services, use precisely targeted assessment and diagnostic tools, implement state-of-the-art disease management techniques. Identify and treat eating disorders, screen for substance abuse, counsel patients and parents about adolescent high-risk health behaviors assess diverse mental health disorders, make appropriate specialist referrals, comply with today's confidentiality and privacy requirements, and maximize payment with proper coding and documentation procedures. Unlike other adolescent medicine references, the all-new AAP Textbook of Adolescent Care is an action-oriented working tool expressly built for efficient, on-target clinical problem-solving. Broad scope - Nearly 200 chapters cover physical growth and development, examination and laboratory screening, sexual development, puberty, obesity, sleep disorders, adolescent dermatology and much more. Clear management guidelines - Provides step-by-step recommendations: what to do, how to do it; when to admit, when to treat, when to refer. Evidence-based approach - Treat patients and counsel parents with high confidence. Excellent study reference - for the pediatric or internal medicine boards. Practical, how-to information and recommendations you'll consult again and again.
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