Chapter 7. Health Needs of Young People

  1. Marilyn Edwards MSc, BSc(Hons), SRN, FEATC, FPCert Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  1. Susan Jones BSc, SRD Paediatric Dietician1,
  2. Marilyn Edwards MSc, BSc(Hons), SRN, FEATC, FPCert Advanced Nurse Practitioner3 and
  3. Wendy Okoye RGN, DipPSN(CHN), FP Cert Team leader Practice Nurse2

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988077.ch7

The Informed Practice Nurse, Second Edition

The Informed Practice Nurse, Second Edition

How to Cite

Jones, S., Edwards, M. and Okoye, W. (2008) Health Needs of Young People, in The Informed Practice Nurse, Second Edition (ed M. Edwards), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988077.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Bilbrook Medical Centre, Bilbrook, Staffordshire, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, UK

  2. 2

    Willington Surgery Derby, UK

  3. 3

    Bilbrook Medical Centre, Bilbrook, Staffordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057490

Online ISBN: 9780470988077

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Keywords:

  • health needs of young people;
  • effective interventions for managing childhood obesity;
  • Watch It programme in Leeds and MEND programme (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition and Do-It);
  • constant nagging - counterproductive;
  • teenage pregnancy and nutritional demands;
  • meal ideas for vegetarian in non-vegetarian family;
  • food, health and low income;
  • school meals and national healthy school standard;
  • contributory factors in eating disorders;
  • teenage healthcare and barriers to young people accessing services

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nutritional issues in young people

  • Eating disorders

  • Teenage health care

  • Summary

  • Key points

  • Recommended reading

  • References

  • Useful addresses