Adolescent Health Care

  • September 3, 2013

    Committee Opinion on Reproductive Health Care for Adolescents with Human Immunodeficiency Virus The Committee on Adolescent Health Care developed a Committee Opinion on Reproductive Health Care for Adolescents with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Adolescents make up an increasing percentage of th...

  • June 25, 2013

    Committee Opinion on Müllerian Agenesis: Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment The Committee on Adolescent Health Care developed a Committee Opinion on Mullerian Agenesis: Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment. Müllerian agenesis occurs in 1 out of every 4,000–10,000 ...

  • January 30, 2013

    Immunization of Adolescents for Ob/Gyns ACIP/CDC has released the Adolescent Immunization Schedule for 2013, and the College has endorsed the schedule....

  • October 25, 2012

    Adolescent Growth and Development Adolescence is a time of physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development. The timing, duration, and complexity of the changes vary greatly among individuals. Adolescents and their parents h...

  • October 16, 2012

    Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices The Committee on Adolescent Health Care developed the Committee Opinion on Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices. Long-acting reversible contraceptio...

  • August 13, 2012

    Protecting adolescents: Ensuring access to care and reporting sexual activity and abuse This is a position paper of the American Academy of Family Physicians, The American Academy of Pediatrics, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and The Society for Adolescent Medi...

  • August 9, 2012

    CDC’s Primary Care and Public Health Initiative - Teleconference on Adolescent Vaccines The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is collaborating with clinical educators across the nation to provide public health-focused educational resources for delivery in residency traini...

  • February 29, 2012

    Adolescents and Suicide Suicide is the third leading cause of death for persons 15 to 24 years old and the second leading cause of death for Caucasian non-Hispanic females 15-19 years old. The actual number of completed sui...

  • February 29, 2012

    Adolescents and Tobacco Adolescents use all forms of tobacco including cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco, and hookahs as well as new tobacco products including snus, electronic cigarettes, dissolvable...

  • February 29, 2012

    Adolescents and Substance Use Experimentation with a variety of substances, especially alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana, is common among adolescents. Many adolescents use substances frequently, even daily, including legally availa...

  • February 29, 2012

    Adolescents and Alcohol Alcohol is the substance (drug) most often used and frequently abused by adolescents. According to the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), among high s...

  • May 17, 2011

    Adolescent Sexuality and Sex Education Sexual development is an integral and important part of human development. Sexual health is an important component of health throughout the life-span. Sex education is a major component of comprehens...

  • May 17, 2011

    Children Adolescents and the Media Parents, teachers, health professionals, and other adults have been concerned about the influence of the media on children and adolescents for many decades. Exposure to media is inescapable. It is pa...

  • May 17, 2011

    Adolescents and Obesity A Resource Guide Since 1980, the prevalence of obesity among youth ages 12-19 years has more than tripled from 5% to 16%, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. In children and adolescents, "obesity"...

  • May 17, 2011

    Adolescents and Nonsexual Violence Much professional and public attention has been given to women who are victims of or at risk for sexual violence, including child sexual abuse, date/acquaintance rape, and spousal sexual abuse. Profe...

  • May 12, 2011

    Resource Guide: Adolescents and Body Modification Body modification or “body art” used for decoration and/or ritual predates recorded history. In the past two decades, there has been concern about the increasing frequency of “body...

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