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By Lawrence S. Neinstein, Catherine Gordon, Debra Katzman, David Rosen, Elizabeth Woods

Established for over two decades because the ''bible'' of adolescent medication, Dr. Neinstein's best-selling medical reference is in its completely up to date 5th version. This functional, easy-to-use advisor is a staple in overall healthiness care amenities that deal with young people, is commonplace for board guidance, and is usually recommended via the yank university of Physicians for his or her inner medication library.

This variation has 4 new affiliate Editors and new participants for the majority chapters. The substance abuse part has been thoroughly reorganized. New chapters hide psychosomatic disease and complementary drugs. each one bankruptcy lists web pages the place pros, little ones, and oldsters can locate up to date information.

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Plasma adrenal and gonadal sex steroid in human pubertal development. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1976;42:468. Frisch RE. Body fat, puberty, and fertility. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 1984;59:161. Frisch RE, Revelle R. Height and weight at menarche and a hypothesis of critical body weights and adolescent events. Science 1970;169:397. Funes S, Hedrick JA, Vassileva G, et al. The KiSS-1 receptor GPR54 is essential for the development of the murine reproductive system. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2003;312:1357.

23 53 54 Summary The changes of puberty are a marvel of nature and a testimony to the intricacies and wonders of the human hormonal system. The health care provider must understand these changes and the wide variations of normalcy. He or she must also be able to sense the profound effect these changes have on the adolescent and be prepared to be a source of information, reassurance, and help if abnormalities are detected. 26 Body mass index-for-age percentiles for girls, 2 to 20 years of age. (From CDC.

15B. 4 lists 33 34 testicular volume by SMR. 12 Hematocrit values for African-American and white boys (A) and girls (B) during puberty. (From Daniel WA. Hematocrit: maturity relationship in adolescence. 13 Biological maturity in girls. (From Tanner JM. Growth at adolescence, 2nd ed. Springfield, IL: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1962, with permission. ) • Age at Puberty: NHANES III data for boys demonstrate a similar trend regarding the initiation of puberty, but no change from earlier studies with regard to the attainment of Tanner stage 5.

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