Handbook of Adolescent Health Care

Handbook of Adolescent Health Care

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Handbook of Adolescent Health Care is a condensed, portable version of Dr. Neinstein's best-selling clinical reference, Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide, Fifth Edition. In easy-to-scan outline format with numerous tables and treatment algorithms, the handbook presents the most essential clinical information from the larger text. The 84 chapters cover all the key developmental, medical, reproductive, mental health, substance abuse, and STI issues that occur in adolescents, as well as nutrition and complementary/alternative medicine. This handbook is ideal for pediatric and family practitioners who do not specialize in adolescent medicine and can be used by specialists as a quick reference in the clinical setting.EC taken after a pregnancy has been established to have no effect, it will not cause a miscarriage, and it will not increase the risk Of fetal ... The three contraindications for progestin-only oral contraceptives (including Plan B) are current pregnancy, ... adolescent with abnormal genital bleeding can be prescribed EC as long as pregnancy is ruled out. ... SIDE EFFECTS Side effects of the Yuzpe regimen and progestin-only EC are largely hormonerelated and can last for 2 to 3 days.

Title:Handbook of Adolescent Health Care
Author:Lawrence S. Neinstein, Catherine M. Gordon, Debra K. Katzman, David S. Rosen
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008-07-01


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