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ERIC Number: ED046157
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-May
Pages: 444
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The Adolescent Patient.
Daniel, William A., Jr.
Written to orient the physician and paramedical personnel to the adolescent patient, the book provides information concerning the changes of adolescence, and age-related problems and illnesses. Part 1 discusses the essence of adolescence by describing physical, mental, and emotional growth and development. Part 2, the major section, consists of 21 chapters on specific problems of the adolescent patient. Examined are obesity, skin disorders, renal disorders and hypertension, gynecological problems, breast and ovarian tumors, pregnancy, genetic disorders, infectious diseases, venereal diseases, endocrine diseases, anemia, orthopedic problems, drug abuse, mild mental retardation, gynecomastia, menstrual disorders, headache and convulsive disorders. Also discussed are health needs, interviewing, and the pediatrician/social worker/adolescent relationship. Part 3 treats communicative handicaps and rehabilitation. (KW)
C. V. Mosby Company, 3207 Washington Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63103 ($20.50)
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