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TitlePediatric and Adolescent Obstetrics and Gynecology [electronic resource] / edited by J. Patrick Lavery, Joseph S. Sanfilippo
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1985
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-5064-7
Descript 362p. online resource

SUMMARY

This book covers a broad area-the problems associated with female developยญ ment-from the appearance of gender abnormalities in the delivery room, through the trials of pubescence, early maturation, and precocious childยญ bearing. Experts from many diverse fields of scholarship have contributed chapters covering a wide range of subjects. The contributors have concentrated on their areas of expertise. The broad range of this book is unique; no other textbook covers as many areas. The diversity of subjects covered will help the reader (gynecologist, pediatrician, nurse, health counselor, social worker, or psyยญ chologist) to understand both the physical and psychological problems which beset the female, from birth to adolescence. Because of the wealth of information presented, we hope that this volume will serve as a reference source and as a basis for further in-depth studies. The editors wish to express sincere thanks for the efforts "above and beyond the call of duty" on the part of many members of our staff. A special thank you to Carrie Marcell R.N., our research nurse and University of Louisville coordinator for this project, for her time and effort in putting up with the vagaries of the editors; and to Betty Jones and Linda Grear for their fine secretarial work. Special recognition is due Sue Koenig, whose patience with us in adapting the text to our word processor made our job a great deal easier


CONTENT

1 Physical Maturation -- 2 Neuroendocrine Maturation -- 3 Psychologic Maturation -- 4 The Initial Gynecologic History and Physical Examination -- 5 The Child with Ambiguous Genitalia -- 6 Gynecologic Problems of Adolescence -- 7 Androgens in the Adolescent -- 8 Breast Disorders -- 9 Surgical Emergencies in the Newborn -- 10 Gynecologic Surgery in the Adolescent -- 11 Gynecologic Neoplasms -- 12 Diethylstilbestrol Exposure in Utero -- 13 Dysmenorrhea and Premenstrual Syndrome -- 14 Endocrine Disturbances of Puberty -- 15 Anorexia Nervosa -- 16 Adolescent Nutrition -- 17 Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- 18 Contraception -- 19 Hematologic Disorders -- 20 Drug and Alcohol Abuse -- 21 Obstetric Problems -- 22 Pregnancy and Parenting: Psychosocial Perspectives -- 23 Pelvic Ultrasonography -- 24 The Adolescent Athlete -- 25 Dermatologie Problems -- 26 Legal Rights of Minors


Medicine Obstetrics Endocrinology Pediatrics Psychiatry Medicine & Public Health Pediatrics Endocrinology Psychiatry Obstetrics/Perinatology



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