"...brings together all specialty information in a holistic way to look at the whole person."
Dr Anthea Mowat
Chair of the BMA representative body
The 6th Edition continues to deliver practical, authoritative guidance on everything from normal development to legal issues, psychosocial care, and special populations. Extensive updates include the addition of young adult healthcare; a new colour design; numerous new chapters; more algorithms, photos, and bulleted text; and fresh perspectives from a new senior editor and two new associate editors.
Chair of BMA representative body, Dr Anthea Mowat, has commented that: ‘it is easy to read, yet has extensive information, interesting illustrations, and brings together all specialty information in a holistic way to look at the whole person.’
"The book is designed to be a practical, yet detailed resource for caretakers of adolescents and young adults. The editors and many expert contributors have accomplished these goals and objectives in exemplary fashion."
"...this book is easy to access and review for clinically relevant information."
"The editors and contributors represent an excellent cross-section of adolescent and young adult caretakers, and they have done an excellent job of presenting the most up-to-date information."
"This is a comprehensive resource on the clinical, psychosocial, and psychiatric issues that practitioners encounter in the care of adolescents and, in this edition, young adults."
"I find the online version easy to use and negotiate."
"This is an excellent, well-organized, and practical resource for all caretakers of adolescents and young adults. The editors and contributors have done an excellent job of updating and adding new data and clinical information, as well as new sections including the assessment and management of young adults. I highly recommend this sixth edition."
Doody's Star Rating®: 4 stars Score: 94
Doody's Core Title: 2.73 (Health Sciences - Pediatrics)
-Doodys Publishers' Club, Friday, November 13, 2015