Adolescent Rheumatology
by Janet E McDonagh (9780849398902)

Adolescent Rheumatology
Janet E McDonagh
Release Date: 14 March 2008
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 440
Category: Medicine
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
ISBN: 9780849398902
ISBN-10: 0849398908

"Adolescent Rheumatology" is the first single source text that focuses on how adolescent specific aspects impact on rheumatic conditions, and cross references disease specific information from general rheumatology textbooks. Using a generic, developmental approach to make this book unique, the evidence base is referenced with a clinical and practical approach that is adopted to each topic.

Written by a list of international experts from a range of disciplines

Chapter topics include: differences in presentation, diagnosis and management between pediatric, adolescent and adult rheumatology care adolescent health training issues quality of care in adolescent rheumatology communication with young people a full chapter written by young people attending adolescent rheumatology clinics

This guide also covers core adolescent health topics and how these factors are impacted on by rheumatic disease, which includes:
adherence back pain chronic idiopathic pain cognitive development communication generic health issues growth and puberty juvenile idiopathic arthritis low bone density peer support parenting of adolescents SLE sports injuries transitioning to adult health care

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