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Author Herman-Giddens, Marcia,
Title Assessment of sexual maturity stages in girls and boys / Marcia E. Herman-Giddens [and 3 others].
Imprint Elk Grove Village, Ill. : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2011]

Author Herman-Giddens, Marcia,
Subject Puberty -- Physiology.
Puberty -- Research.
Child development -- Physiology.
Sexual Maturation -- physiology.
Alt Name Bourdony, Carlos J.,
Dowshen, Steven A.,
Reiter, Edward O.,
American Academy of Pediatrics.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 38 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Assessment of sexual maturity stages in girls -- Introduction -- Breast maturity ratings: the Tanner photographs -- Pubic hair ratings: the Tanner photographs -- Breast maturity ratings: the van Wieringen photographs -- Pubic hair ratings: the van Wieringen photographs -- Staging breast development -- Staging pubic hair development -- Examination techniques -- The influence of breast types on assessment of stage of development -- Assignment of stages for breast and pubic hair development -- Assessment of sexual maturity stages in boys -- Introduction -- Genital maturity ratings: the Tanner photographs -- Genital maturity ratings: the van Wieringen photographs -- Staging genital development -- Staging pubic hair growth -- Examples of subtleties of staging -- Staging axillary hair development -- Examination techniques.
Summary All-new manual will assist you in learning how to assign the stages of the physical changes of pubertal development.Assessing pubertal maturity is a vital clinical skill. It is an essential part of the physical examination. It aids in diagnosis and management of diverse pediatric conditions. And it is a prerequisite for counseling patients and families on sexual development. This all-new AAP manual shows exactly how state-of-the-art assessment is done. Must-know issues, approaches, and methodologies. Pubertal and genital maturity ratings, Developmental staging how-tos, Step-by-step examination and measurement techniques, Anomalies and variants, Assessment challenges and pitfalls, Fully illustrated quick-reference format, Concise text explanations, Classic photo sets Custom-created color photos and drawings.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781581105735 (electronic bk.)
1581105738 (electronic bk.)
9781581104431
158110443X
ISBN/ISSN MA0544
OCLC # 741512616
Additional Format Print version: Herman-Giddens, Marcia. Assessment of sexual maturity stages in girls and boys. Elk Grove Village, Ill. : American Academy of Pediatrics, ©2011 9781581104431 (DLC) 2012405236 (OCoLC)551146186


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