Health and the Female Adolescent

Health and the Female Adolescent

by Sharon Golub

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This concise and fact-filled book is essential for anyone who cares for the well-being of adolescent girls. Knowledgeable professionals cover all the key current topics on female adolescent health, providing you with up-to-date and nonsexist information on the health problems adolescent females commonly encounter and ways in which to prevent or treat them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135850012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/14/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 141
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Contents Preface: Who Speaks for the Female Adolescent?
  • The Challenge of Providing Health Care to Adolescents
  • Nutritional Needs of the Female Adolescent
  • Reflections on Beauty as It Relates to Health in Adolescent Females
  • The First Pelvic Examination and Common Gynecological Problems in Adolescent Girls
  • The Effect of Pregnancy on Adolescent Growth and Development
  • Scoliosis: Diagnosis and Current Treatment
  • Cigarette Smoking by Adolescent Females: Implications for Health and Behavior
  • The Troubled Teen: Suicide, Drug Use, and Running Away

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