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Update in Adolescent Medicine

  • Raina V. Voss
  • Emily Ruedinger
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Abstract

Updates in Adolescent Medicine provides an overview of topics, which have been evolving over the past two decades. In this chapter, we provide current reviews of the following topics:
  1. 1.

    Adolescent development

     
  2. 2.

    Psychosocial and risk behavior assessment of adolescents

     
  3. 3.

    Substance use (specifically marijuana) in adolescents

     
  4. 4.

    Adolescent gynecology (including contraception, management of abnormal uterine bleeding, and PCOS)

     
  5. 5.

    Providing care to LGBTQ adolescents and families

     
  6. 6.

    The role of technology and media in the care of adolescents

     
  7. 7.

    The transition from pediatric to adult health care

     

Keywords

Adolescent Marijuana Contraception Long acting reversible contraception Abnormal uterine bleeding LGBTQ youth Media Transitions Youth Screening Risk behavior 

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  1. 1.Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of PediatricsSeattle Children’s Hospital and University of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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