380 pages | 163 Color Illus.
This textbook provides a comprehensive review of all the common and less often encountered pediatric and adolescent gynecology problems in daily practice, both in the ambulatory as well as in the surgical setting. This new edition has been updated to keep it closely aligned to what general gynecologists or family physicians will want to know when dealing with a paediatric or adolescent patient, with accompanying videos.
Normal pubertal development and the menstrual cycle as a vital sign. Communication strategies with the adolescent patient. The physical exam in the pediatric and adolescent patient. Adolescent sexual development and sexuality education. Pubertal abnormalities: Precocious and delayed. Congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract. Variation of sex differentiation. Common vulvar and vaginal complaints. Genital injuries in children and adolescents. Basic dermatology in children and adolescents. Pediatric urology. Adnexal masses in the neonate, child, and adolescent. Breast disorders in children and adolescents. Menstrual disorders and blood dyscrasias in adolescents. Polycystic ovary syndrome and hyperandrogenism in adolescents. Adolescent contraception. Sexually transmitted infections in adolescents. Chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis. Perioperative care of the pediatric and adolescent gynecology patient. Adolescent pregnancy. Nutrition and eating disorders. Reproductive effects of obesity in adolescents. Transgender care in adolescents. Reproductive health care for adolescents with developmental delay. Sexual abuse. Fertility preservation in pediatric and adolescent girls. Confidential care issues. Family and cultural factors in pediatric gynecology. Health-care transition. Legal considerations in pediatric and adolescent obstetrics and gynecology. Appendix 1: Additional video resources. Appendix 2: Establishing a pediatric and adolescent gynecology clinical and educational program. Index.