Publication Year: 2000
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Carpenter, Sue Ellen Koehler; Rock, John A.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Second Edition, this volume offers comprehensive guidance for gynecologists evaluating and managing problems in infants, prepubertal children, and adolescents. This edition features more than 100 new illustrations, expanded coverage of sexually transmitted diseases, and an up-to-date chapter on birth control for adolescents. Coverage includes detailed instructions for examining pediatric patients and practical advice on diagnosis and treatment of clinical problems, including endocrine disorders, menstrual abnormalities, and infectious diseases. Close attention is given to psychosexual issues such as adolescent sexuality, sexual abuse, and gynecological care for the mentally handicapped.