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  • AM:STARs: Advances In Health Promotion for Adolescents and Young Adults, Volume 22, Number 3
    AM:STARs: Advances In Health Promotion for Adolescents and Young Adults, Volume 22, Number 3: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
    By American Academy of Pediatrics
    Edited by Alwyn Cohall, MD and Michael Resnick, PhD

    Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews: Is the official journal of the AAP Section on Adolescent Health Care. This volume highlights achievements in adolescent health research and practice that are advancing the state of the art.

    These researchers are taking advantage of a vulnerable period in the lifespan and wisely using it as a time to promote public health. The literature collected here shares the insight of a broad range of professionals throughout the country ready to advise policy-makers and practitioners on how to build a healthy society.

    Topics in Advances in Health Promotion for Adolescents and Young Adults include:

    * Critical Junctures: Assuring Healthy Outcomes for Adolescents in the new Millennium

    * The Economic Impact of Adolescent Health Promotion Policies and Programs

    * Social Marketing: An Underutilized Tool for Promoting Adolescent Health

    * Enhancing Adolescent Resilience: The Role of Families, Communities, and Social Capital

    * Programs: A Context for Reaching Out of School Youth with Mental Health and Other Health Programs

    * Resilience in Action: An Evidence-Informed, Theoretically-Driven Approach to Building Strengths in an Office-Based Setting

    * Delivering Adolescent Preventive Services in an Office Setting

    * Innovative Approaches to Using New Media and Technology in Health Promotion for Adolescents and Young Adults

    * We Have the Evidence to Enhance Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health - Do We Have the Will?

    * Adolescent and Young Adult Males: An Empowerment Approach

    * Youth Empowerment Solutions for Violence Prevention

    * The importance of families to adolescents' physical activity and dietary intake

    * Adolescent Smoking Cessation: Promising Strategies and Evidence-based Recommendations

    * Clinical Approaches to Improving Alcohol Education and Counseling in Adolescents and Young Adults

    * Emerging trends and innovations in the identification and management of drug use among adolescents and young adults

  • AM:STARs: E-Health, Vol. 18, No. 2
    AM:STARs: E-Health, Vol. 18, No. 2: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
    Edited by AAP Section on Adolescent Health, Alwyn T. Cohall, MD, Vaughn Rickert, PsyD and Owen Ryan, MPA,MIA

    Focusing on e-health and adolescents, this second issue of Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews is a stand-alone reference and practice tool.

  • AAP Textbook of Adolescent Health Care
    AAP Textbook of Adolescent Health Care
    Edited by Martin M. Fisher, MD, FAAP, Elizabeth M. Alderman, MD, FAAP, Richard E. Kreipe, MD, FAAP and Walter D. Rosenfeld, MD, FAAP

    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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Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP®) eBook Collection
Available exclusively from the AAP! The Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP®) eBook Collection, includes the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation®, 7th Edition, which is available in English and Spanish.

NEW! AAP 90th Anniversary Publication
Learn about the history of the AAP: The American Academy of Pediatrics: 90 Years of Caring for Children 1930-2020

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