Chronic illness in adolescents


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Chronic illness in adolescents

2017 Vol 46 (8) 545-624

The August issue focuses on the management of chronic illness in adolescents.


Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the adolescent

Andris H Ellims

Rheumatology and the adolescent patient

Georgina Tiller, Roger Allen

Inflammatory bowel disease in adolescents

Zubin Grover, Angela De Nardi, Peter J Lewindon

Engaging young people with a chronic illness

Emily V Wilson

Up front

Editorial: Adolescents with chronic disease

Sarah Mansfield

Letters to the editor


TB or not TB: A case report

Cassandra E B Brown, Caitlin Keighley, Scott Chapman

Hidradenitis suppurativa – Management, comorbidities and monitoring

Dunja A Vekic, Geoffrey D Cains

Assessment and treatment of sleepwalking in clinical practice

Helen M Stallman


Chewing the fat over statins: Consumer concerns about lipid-lowering medication

Laura Deckx, Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Treasure McGuire, Suzanne Bedford, Mieke van Driel

Managing symptoms and health through self-prescribed restrictive diets: What can general practitioners learn from the phenomenon of wheat avoidance?

Sinéad Golley, Nadia Corsini, Philip Mohr


Employment law: A guidance note for general practitioners on providing patient information to employers

Adele Garnett, Andrew Tobin

Data linkage

Jon Emery, Douglas Boyle

Back pages

Book review

Clinical Challenge