AM:STARs Common Clinical Situations: A Resource for Practical Care and Exam Review

AM:STARs Common Clinical Situations: A Resource for Practical Care and Exam Review

Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Reviews, Vol 28, Number 1

  • Author: null; Strasburger, Victor C.; Greydanus, Donald E.
  • Publisher:
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Ejournal: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art
  • Place of publication:  Illinois , United States
  • ISBN: 9781610020725
  • eISBN Pdf: 9781610020732
  • ISSN: 1934-4287
  • Place of publication:  Illinois , United States
  • Year of publication: 2017
  • Year of digital publication: 2017
  • Month: April
  • Vol: 28
  • Nº: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Language: English
Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews (AM:STARs) is the official publicaton of the AAP Section on Adolescent Health. This issue consists of 80 questions on a wide range of topics in the field of Adolescent Medicine. Each question, along with the correct answer, is followed by a discussion of the pertinent topics, including why the correct answer is right and the incorrect answers are wrong. The PREP Adolescent Medicine questions were chosen to follow the format of the Content Specifications outlined by the American Board of Pediatrics, which delineates the areas of study that are covered in the examination that is required for subspecialty Board Certification in Adolescent Medicine. This is a helpful resource to assess knowledge in Adolescent Medicine practice and study for the Board Examination.

Topics include
  • Gynecology/STIs
  • Nephrology
  • Gastoenterology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Pulmonology
  • Psychiatry
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Cardiology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Preface
  • 1. Nephrology: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • 2. Gynecology: Contraception in Chronic Illness
  • 3. Gastroenterology: Acute Erosive Gastritis
  • 4. Psychiatry: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • 5. Sports Medicine: Nutrition—Calcium Needs
  • 6. Endocrinology: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • 7. Gynecology: Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  • 8. Sports Medicine: Nutritional Supplements—Creatine
  • 9. Gynecology: Vaginal Discharge: Sensitivity of a Wet Mount
  • 10. Research: Clinical Equipoise in Studies/Trials
  • 11. Preventive Medicine: Reduce Smoking Technique
  • 12. Gastroenterology: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 13. Statistics: Weakness of Cross-Sectional Studies
  • 14. Substance Abuse: Cigarette Smoking and Patch
  • 15. Gynecology: Secondary Amenorrhea as a Result of Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
  • 16. Sports Medicine: Iron Poisoning in a Cyclist
  • 17. Gynecology: Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (Primary Amenorrhea; Rule Out Pregnancy)
  • 18. Dermatology: Erythema Nodosum After Taking a Sulfa Drug
  • 19. Endocrinology: Short Stature (Constitutional Growth Delay)
  • 20. Gynecology: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Vaginal Discharge
  • 21. Genitourinary: Sexuality: Erectile Dysfunction
  • 22. Dermatology/Sexually Transmitted Infections (Erythema Multiforme Caused by Herpes Simplex)
  • 23. Sexually Transmitted Infections/Genitourinary: Epididymitis
  • 24. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
  • 25. Sexually Transmitted Infections/Dermatology: Primary Genital Herpes Simplex
  • 26. Dermatology: Measles/Vaccines
  • 27. Vaccines: Neisseria Meningitidis
  • 28. Nephrology: Acute Renal Failure Secondary to Interstitial Nephritis
  • 29. Nephrology/Gastroenterology: Nephrolithiasis Secondary to Ulcerative Colitis
  • 30. Eating Disorder: Bulimia Nervosa
  • 31. Gynecology: Breast Lesion/Fibrocystic Breast Disease: Mastalgia
  • 32. Dermatology: Molluscum Contagiosum
  • 33. Sexually Transmitted Infections/Gynecology: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • 34. Psychiatry: Panic Attacks
  • 35. Cardiology/Infectious Diseases: Acute Rheumatic Fever with Monoarthritis
  • 36. Infectious Diseases: Infectious Mononucleosis with Splenomegaly
  • 37. Infectious Diseases: Nephrology: Acute Pyelonephritis
  • 38. Substance Abuse Disorder: Cannabis
  • 39. Gynecology: Vaginal Discharge—Bacterial Vaginosis
  • 40. Pulmonology/Substance Abuse: Spontaneous Pneumothorax (Inhalant Abuse)
  • 41. Preventive Medicine: Sexuality Education in Schools
  • 42. Psychiatry: Depression and Dysthymia
  • 43. Dermatology: Tinea Versicolor (Pityriasis)
  • 44. Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
  • 45. Sports Medicine: Apophysitis (Sever Disease)
  • 46. Psychiatry: Atypical Antipsychotic Adverse Effects (Metabolic Syndrome)
  • 47. Neurology: Headache, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Tetracycline Adverse Effects
  • 48. Dermatology: Tinea Cruris
  • 49. Neurology: Sleep Dysfunction
  • 50. Endocrinology: Tall Stature and Use of a Wrist Radiograph
  • 51. Rheumatology: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis with Screening of Uveitis Complication (Slit-Lamp Examination)
  • 52. Pregnancy and Vaccines
  • 53. Infectious Diseases/Sexually Transmitted Infections: Recurrent Penile Herpes Simplex Virus and Best Laboratory Test
  • 54. Infectious Diseases/Sexually Transmitted Infections: Human Papillomavirus Warts on a Finger—Question on Potential Relationship to Genital Infection
  • 55. Confidentiality and Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing
  • 56. Preventive Care: Proper Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening
  • 57. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Vulvar Pruritus and Proper Trichomoniasis Testing
  • 58. Gynecology: Bacterial Vaginosis and Need for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing
  • 59. Gynecology: Question About Pregnancy and Abortion
  • 60. Gynecology: Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
  • 61. Cocaine Intoxication and Management
  • 62. Sports Medicine: Concussion Management
  • 63. School Underachievement
  • 64. Firearms and Home Safety
  • 65. Research: Belmont Principle
  • 66. Normal Teen Development: Emancipation
  • 67. Inhalant Abuse in Young Teens
  • 68. Research: Selection Bias
  • 69. Psychiatry: Depression—Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Issue of Hypomania
  • 70. Sports Medicine: Preparticipation Exam and Need for Cardiac Consultation
  • 71. Eating Disorder: Bulimia Nervosa and Refeeding Syndrome
  • 72. Gastroenterology/Surgery: Biliary Colic
  • 73. Substance Abuse: Prescription Drug Addiction
  • 74. Sports Medicine: Contraindications to Sports Participation
  • 75. Cardiology: Cardiac Arrhythmia (Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome)
  • 76. Cardiology: Infective Endocarditis Prophylaxis
  • 77. Endocrinology/Gynecology: Workup of Hirsutism
  • 78. Infectious Diseases: Cystitis Versus Pyelonephritis
  • 79. Sensitivity and Specificity of New Test for Chlamydia Trachomatis
  • 80. Dysmenorrhea

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