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Title Adolescent health services : missing opportunities / Committee on Adolescent Health Care Services and Models of Care for Treatment, Prevention, and Healthy Development, Board on Children, Youth, and Families ; National Research Council and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies ; Robert S. Lawrence, Jennifer Appleton Gootman, Leslie J. Sim, editors
Published Washington, DC : National Academies Press, [2009]
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Description xxi, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Setting the stage -- Adolescent health status -- Current adolescent health services, settings, and providers -- Improving systems of adolescent health services -- Preparing a workforce to meet the health needs of adolescents -- Health insurance coverage and access to adolescent health services -- Overall conclusions and recommendations
Summary "Adolescent Health Services examines the health status of adolescents and reviews the separate and uncoordinated programs and services that currently exist in multiple public and private health care settings. The book provides guidance to administrators in public and private health care agencies, health care workers, guidance counselors, parents, school administrators, and policy makers on investing in, strengthening, and improving an integrated health system for adolescents."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Teenagers -- Medical care -- United States.
Adolescent Health Services.
Adolescent Development.
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated.
Health Status.
Needs Assessment.
Quality of Health Care.
United States.
Author Lawrence, Robert S., 1938-
Gootman, Jennifer Appleton.
Sim, Leslie J.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Adolescent Health Care Services and Models of Care for Treatment, Prevention, and Healthy Development.
LC no. 2008042174
ISBN 9780309114677 hardback