adolescent medicine


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ad·o·les·cent med·i·cine

the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of youth in the approximate age range of 13-21 years.
Synonym(s): ephebiatrics, hebiatrics

Adolescent Medicine

A subspecialty of internal medicine or paediatrics which is focussed on managing health issues and maintaining the health of older children.

adolescent medicine

Ephebiatrics A subspecialty of internal medicine or pediatrics, dedicated to managing and maintaining the health issues of older children. See Pediatrics.

ad·o·les·cent med·i·cine

(ad'ŏ-les'ĕnt med'i-sin)
The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of youth in the approximate age range of 13-21 years.
Synonym(s): hebiatrics.

ad·o·les·cent med·i·cine

(ad'ŏ-les'ĕnt med'i-sin)
Branch of medicine concerned with treatment of youth ages 13-21 years.
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Irwin recommends that pediatricians, adolescent medicine specialists, adolescent psychologists and psychiatrists, and family physicians consider adding a link to "For Parents & Teens" to their practice websites as a service to their patient communities.
child and adolescent medicine at vienna general hospital.
Andrea Garber, PhD, RD, associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital said that these findings are crucial to develop evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of young people suffering from malnutrition related to anorexia nervosa.
The study involved 106 adolescents, 46 of whom were diagnosed with major depressive disorder, the journal Archives of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine reports.
The added expense would stem from new cases and higher rates of sexually transmitted infections as well as genital cancers, according to the report in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
Youth tend to eat more unhealthy food when they're watching television, according to a study published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
Source: Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 2012; 166-171: 595-600.
Young children who attend group child care get more infections then, but have fewer overall illnesses once they reach their school years, according to a study in the December Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.
The book closes with information on the service, academic, and research activities of four institutions: the Division of Adolescent Medicine at the University of Kentucky-Lexington; the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University; the Adolescent Health Unit at the University of Athens; and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel.
The findings, reported in the journal Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, showed that 8.
The study appears in the May issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.
Once a teenage woman begins having sex, it may not be long before she has an STD, according to findings from a longitudinal study of 14-17-year-olds attending three urban adolescent medicine clinics.

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