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Adolescent Intervention for Future Reproductive Health

Nandita Palshetkar Girish Mane

150 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is a concise guide to the diagnosis and management of reproductive health issues in adolescents that may lead to future fertility problems.

Beginning with an overview of female adolescence and reproductive development, the following chapters cover different disorders including PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), endometriosis, anaemia, menstrual abnormalities, teenage pregnancy and abortion, STIs and more.

Each section provides step by step guidance from history taking, signs and symptoms, and clinical examination, to diagnosis and therapy.

A complete chapter covers the 2012 POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act.

Key points

  • Concise guide to reproductive health issues in adolescents, subsequently leading to fertility problems
  • Discusses investigation, diagnosis and management of numerous disorders
  • Covers POCSO Act 2012
  • Includes clinical images and figures to assist learning
Author Bio

Nandita Palshetkar MD FCPS FICOG FRCOG
President FOGSI 2019, Scientific Director, Bloom IVF; Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dr DY Patil Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Girish Mane
Chair, Adolescent Health Committee, FOGSI 2019-21; Chair, Adolescent Gynaecology Committee, AMOGS