Adolescent Rheumatology 1st Edition

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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 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 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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