Chapter 5. Meeting the Specific Needs of Young People Attending the Emergency Department

  1. Karen Cleaver and
  2. Janet Webb
  1. Jean Shepherd and
  2. Olive McKeown

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691786.ch5

Emergency Care of Children and Young People

Emergency Care of Children and Young People

How to Cite

Shepherd, J. and McKeown, O. (2007) Meeting the Specific Needs of Young People Attending the Emergency Department, in Emergency Care of Children and Young People (eds K. Cleaver and J. Webb), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691786.ch5

Editor Information

  1. School of Health and Social Care, The University of Greenwich, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101103

Online ISBN: 9780470691786

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Keywords:

  • emergency care of children;
  • young people;
  • adolescence;
  • substance misuse;
  • sexual health

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Adolescence and health care

  • Substance misuse

  • Alcohol

  • Sexual health and emergency contraception

  • Young people who self harm

  • Conclusion