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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 ; Robert S. Lawrence, Jennifer Appleton Gootman, Leslie J. Sim, editors.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 978-0-309-11467-7 (hardback)

1. Teenagers—Medical care—United States. I. Lawrence, Robert S., 1938- II. Gootman, Jennifer Appleton. III. Sim, Leslie J. IV. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Adolescent Health Care Services and Models of Care for Treatment, Prevention, and Healthy Development.

[DNLM: 1. Adolescent Health Services—United States. 2. Adolescent Development—United States. 3. Delivery of Health Care, Integrated—United States. 4. Health Status—United States. 5. Needs Assessment—United States. 6. Quality of Health Care—United States. WA 330 A239 2009]

RJ102.A375 2009

362.19600835—dc22

2008042174

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Suggested citation: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. (2009). Adolescent Health Services: Missing Opportunities. Committee on Adolescent Health Care Services and Models of Care for Treatment, Prevention, and Healthy Development, R.S. Lawrence, J. Appleton Gootman, and L.J. Sim, Editors. Board on Children, Youth, and Families. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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