Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews (AM:STARs)

Volume 29 • Number 1: LGBTQ Youth: Enhancing Care for Gender and Sexual Minorities (2018 Spring)

Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews (AM:STARs)
  • 2018
  • © American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Donald E. Greydanus, MD, Dr HC (ATHENS); Victor C. Strasburger, MD
  • ISSN 1934-4287
  • Pediatrics

 

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Description

Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews (AM:STARs) is the official publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Medicine. AM:STARs is a series of clinical reviews that detail advances in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of health problems affecting adolescents. Published 2 times per year, the journal offers adolescent medicine specialists and other primary care physicians who treat adolescent patients with state of the art information on all matters relating to adolescent health and wellness.

This volume addresses special issues facing sexual and gender minority youth in areas such as primary care, behavioral health, substance abuse, medical management updates, surgical options, and changing health care laws. Additional information is provided on working with schools, teams, churches, and the community at large for the benefit of LGBTQ and youths in other vulnerable populations with whom they interact for a rounded wellness approach. Letters and stories from the patient perspective provide first-hand insight for empathetic care.

Topics Include:

  • • The Stress of Being a Minority: LGBTQ Youths’ Intersection with Other Vulnerable Populations
  • • Primary Care for Sexual Minority and Gender Minority Youth
  • • Behavioral Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Youth
  • • Sexually Transmitted Infections in Sexual and Gender Minority Youth
  • • Substance Abuse among Sexual Minority and Gender Minority Youth
  • • Hot Topics and Fresh Paradigms in Gender, Diversity, and Care
  • • Medical Management Updates for Gender Minority Youth and Difficult Cases
  • • Surgical Options for Gender Minority Youth
  • • Changing Health Care Laws
  • • Working with Schools, Teams, Churches, and the Community
  • • Letters and Stories -- The Patient Perspective
  • • Thoughts on the Future of LGBTQ Youth

Complementary Titles from American Academy of Pediatrics:

Cardiology

Dermatology

Endocrinology

Gastroenterology

Gynecology/STIs

Infectious Diseases

Nephrology

Psychiatry

Pulmonology

Rheumatology

Sports Medicine


AM:STARs Previous Topics covered and included:

  • • Volume 28 • Number 2: Obesity and Diabetes in the Adolescent (2017 Fall)
  • • Volume 28 • Number 1: Common Clinical Situations: A Resource for Practical Care and Exam Review (2017 April)
  • • Volume 27 • Number 2: Youth Violence Prevention and Intervention in Clinical and Community-Based Settings (Fall 2016)
  • • Volume 27 • Number 1: Clinical GI Challenges in the Adolescent (2016 April)
  • • Volume 26 • Number 3: Acute Emergencies in Adolescents - (2015 December)
  • • Volume 26 • Number 2: Advances in the Treatment of Endocrine Disorders in Adolescents - (2015 August)
  • • Volume 26 • Number 1: Sports Medicine and Sport Injuries - (2015 April)
  • • Volume 25 • Number 3: Social Networking & New Technologies - (2014 December)
  • • Volume 25 • Number 2: Hot Topics in Adolescent Health - (2014 August)
  • • Volume 25 • Number 1: Substance Use and Abuse by Adolescents - (2014 April)
  • • Volume 24 • Number 3: Young Adult Health - (2013 December)
  • • Volume 24 • Number 2: Current Psychopharmacology for Psychiatric Disorders in Adolescents - (2013 August)
  • • Volume 24 • Number 1: Subspecialty Update - (2013 April)
  • • Volume 23 • Number 3: Nutrition and Physical Activity (2012 December)
  • • Volume 23 • Number 2: Case Studies in Adolescent Health (2012 August)
  • • Volume 23 • Number 1: Adolescent Gynecology (2012 April)
  • • Volume 22 • Number 3: Advances in Health Promotion for Adolescents and Young Adults (2011 December)
  • • Volume 22 • Number 2: Ethical and Legal Issues in Adolescent Health Care (2011 August)
  • • Volume 22 • Number 1: Dermatology (2011 April)
  • • Volume 21 • Number 3: Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Adolescents (2010 December)
  • • Volume 21 • Number 2: Infectious Diseases and Immunizations (2010 August)
  • • Volume 21 • Number 1: Asthma and Diabetes in Adolescents (2010 April)
  • • Volume 20 • Number 3: International Health Issues in Adolescents (2009 December)
  • • Volume 20 • Number 2: Handbook of Adolescent Medicine 2nd Edition (2009 August)
  • • Volume 20 • Number 1: What's New In Adolescent Clinical Care? (2009 April)
  • • Volume 19 • Number 3: Metabolic Challenges to Adolescent Health (2008 December)
  • • Volume 19 • Number 2: ADHD/Learning Disorders (2008 August)
  • • Volume 19 • Number 1: Evaluation & Management of Adolescent Issues (2008 April)
  • • Volume 18 • Number 3: Adolescent Sexuality (2007 December)
  • • Volume 18 • Number 2: E-Health (2007 August)
  • • Volume 18 • Number 1: Musculoskeletal Disorders (2007 May)

 

Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This is a unique and timely review of the greatest threat to human health -- obesity and diabetes in the adolescent population. The authors highlight the importance of early and thorough prevention, as well as assessment and treatment of obesity in this age group."

-- Elizabeth Littlejohn, MD, MS (Sparrow Children's Hospital) - Doody's Review previous edition

 

Audience

Presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health as an Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Review, the book is intended for any practitioners who manage adolescents. Written by experts in the field of adolescent obesity, the book addresses various topics that include avoiding weight bias and stigma, laboratory evaluation of obesity (and consequences thereof), dietary as well as behavioral strategies in weight management, among others.

 

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