Pediatrics Chapter 19: Care of the Adolescent

Early Adolescence

14-17

Late Adolescence

18-21

Health Assessment

Head

Eyes

Ears

Nose

Mouth and Throat

Yes

Yes

the spleen

GnRH

males

scoliosis

Healthy BMI

Psychosocial Theories

Gross Motor Development

Fine Motor Development

Parents

Peer

Gender Identity

our sense of being male or female

Body Image

Oral Health

School

Sleep

Discipline

Immunizations

Nutrition

Substance Use Disorder

Alcohol

Illicit Drugs

Violence

Eating Disorders

Depression

selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Suicide

Media

Epstein-Barr virus