Adolescent Rheumatology is the first single-source text that focuses on how adolescent-specific aspects impact 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 careadolescent health training issuesquality of care in adolescent rheumatologycommunication with young peoplea full chapter written by young people attending adolescent rheumatology clinics
This guide also covers core adolescent health topics and how these factors are impacted by rheumatic disease, which includes:adherenceback painchronic idiopathic paincognitive developmentcommunicationgeneric health issuesgrowth and pubertyjuvenile idiopathic arthritislow bone densitypeer supportparenting of adolescentsSLEsports injuriestransitioning to adult health care
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 440
Weight: 726 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm