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Title Date
31.

Tobacco Use

Number FS025

What should you know about tobacco use? Tobacco use includes smoking cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Tobacco use also includes chewing tobacco, using snuff (“smokeless tobacco”) and water pipe smoking...

January 2009

32.

The Female Athlete - A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS030

If you are an adult (parent, guardian, or coach) dealing with a young female athlete, it is important to understand some health issues that could arise. Participating in sports(either team or individ...

January 2009

33.

Confidentiality in Adolescent Health Care

Key points: Confidentiality is a major concern in the delivery of health care to all adolescents, but there are special considerations for those who are minors; Physicians should address confidential...

January 2009

34.

Body Mass Index by Age-Girls

Step 1: Determine body mass index (BMI) by locating the intersection of the patient’s weight with the patient’s stature (see reverse side); Step 2: Determine where the patient’s BMI intersects with t...

January 2009

35.

Body Art

Number FS004

What is Body Art? Body art includes piercing, tattooing, and branding; Body art for decoration or rituals goes back thousands of years; In recent years, media stars and professional athletes have ma...

January 2009

36.

Depression

Number FS006

What is depression? Depression is a set of feelings of sadness, loss of pleasure, helplessness, and hopelessness that persist over time, for at least 2 weeks. Depression can be linked to alcohol ...

January 2009

37.

Dear Parent

Many parents wonder when to address their daughters’ gynecologic health issues. Adolescent girls are confronted with numerous challenges, and the decisions they make can have serious consequences f...

January 2009

38.

Blood Pressure Levels for Adolescent Girls by Age and Height Percentile

1. Use the standard height chart (on back) to determine the height percentile; 2. Measure and record the adolescent’s systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure levels; 3. Find the adolesce...

January 2009

39.

Acquaintance and Date Rape

Number FS002

What is rape or sexual assault? Any genital, oral, or anal penetration without consent (permission) is rape. Rape is a crime. Nothing a person does justifies being raped. Inappropriate touching also ...

January 2009

40.

Acne

Number FS001

What is acne? Acne occurs when the pores of the skin become clogged with oil; Bacteria become trapped in the pore and irritate the skin and hair follicle; The irritation around the plugged pore and h...

January 2009