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Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

A Practical Guide for Clinicians

Editors: Hussen, Sophia A. (Ed.)

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  • Written by experts in the field
  • Takes an interdisciplinary approach that considers clinical, psychosocial, and biomedical factors
  • Focuses specifically in adolescent populations, which is a key demographic for prevention initiatives
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This book is designed to present a comprehensive and state-of the-art update that covers the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and clinical presentation of the most frequently encountered STIs in adolescence and young adulthood. The introductory sections discuss more general themes including approaches to obtaining a sexual history and exam, concerns of sexual minority youth, ethical and legal considerations, and health disparities in STIs in this population. Subsequent chapters are organized by pathogen such as herpes simplex virus, and human immunodeficiency virus, or clinical syndrome including pelvic inflammatory disease, and vaginitis. Each chapter begins with a case study to illustrate key characteristics of the disease process in question and includes rich illustrations, resources, and guidelines. Written by experts in the field, the text includes a review of epidemiology, pathophysiology, treatment, prevention, and adolescent-specific considerations that is vital to working with this important population. 

 

With its transdisciplinary perspective, Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescence and Young Adulthood is a unique text that is valuable to infectious disease specialists, adolescent medicine specialists, gynecologists, primary care physicians, advanced practice providers, medical administrative staff, school nurses, sexual health educators, social workers, and public health officials.


About the authors

Sophia A. Hussen MD, MPH
Hubert Department of Global Health
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

 



Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-20491-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Softcover $109.99
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide. COVID-19 shipping restrictions apply.
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescence and Young Adulthood
Book Subtitle
A Practical Guide for Clinicians
Editors
  • Sophia A. Hussen
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-20491-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-20491-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-20490-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 320
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 31 illustrations in colour
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