Adolescent health problems--can paediatricians in the RSA cope?

  • Elliot Rosen
  • Published 1988 in
    South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…

Abstract

Paediatricians are probably the physicians best able to care for adolescents. However, in the RSA they tend to set the upper age limit of their patients at the early teens. This study compared the disease profile of paediatric medical admissions with that of adolescent medical admissions in a Third-World situation in order to determine whether the training… (More)

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