Adolescent Medicine: Requisites (Requisites in Pediatrics) by Gail B. Slap MD MS

By Gail B. Slap MD MS

This concise, evidence-based source covers all of modern need-to-know info to quick and successfully diagnose and deal with universal adolescent a really straight forward structure. simply because it is so compact, clinically orientated, and simple to learn, Adolescent drugs: The requirements in Pediatrics is a perfect research software in addition to a handy reference for perform.

  • Includes exact discussions on detailed healthiness concerns, universal clinical difficulties, sexual and reproductive future health, behavioral difficulties, and the transition to grownup overall healthiness care that can assist you achieve a greater knowing of the original wishes of the adolescent sufferer.
  • Features a logical, constant bankruptcy layout that is helping you discover the tips you wish fast.
  • Presents considerable tables, differential diagnoses, lab values/radiologic stories, treatment/therapy innovations, and suggestions on while to consult a expert equipping you for each scientific problem.
  • Discusses controversies in regards to the commonplace of care by means of thought-provoking medical situations that will help you to figure out the simplest plan of action in tough events.
  • Provides highlighted containers that emphasize suitable case reports, key issues of every part, and different very important details making you conscious of concerns that impression contemporary perform.
  • Uses a wealth of illustrations so that you can see information extra clearly.

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The DRIs recommend that carbohydrates (4 kcal/g) make up 45–65% of energy intake; protein (4 kcal/g), 10– 30%; and fat (9 kcal/g), 25–35%. Dietary fat should come primarily from sources of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids, such as fish, nuts, and vegetable oils. Trans fats, found in hydrogenated oils used primarily in bakery products, should be avoided altogether because they increase serum levels of low-density lipoproteincholesterol (LDL-C). Dietary intake of total cholesterol, found in animal products, should be limited to 300 mg/day.

Gov/growthcharts). Body Mass Index (BMI): Adiposity can be estimated above the age of 2 years by calculating the BMI as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared (kg/m2) or weight in pounds divided by height in inches squared, multiplied by 703 (lbs/in2 × 703). cdc. gov/growthcharts). An adolescent with a BMI greater than the 85th percentile is considered at risk for overweight, and an adolescent with a BMI greater than the 95th percentile is considered at risk for obesity. Although a high BMI usually indicates excess adiposity, an elite athlete may have an elevated BMI due to high lean muscle mass and low body fat.

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