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Depression - A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS029

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 associated with al...

January 2009


Lesbian Teens

Number FS013

What is sexual orientation? Sexuality is a natural part of every human being. Sexual orientation is about the direction of a person’s emotional connections, attractions, and sometimes about whom the...

January 2010


ACOG Adolescent Visit Record and ACOG Adolescent Visit and Parent Questionnaires

Physicians should develop office procedures that safeguard their adolescent patients’ rights. These procedures will vary by practice, staff capabilities, and facilities. An initial and annual office...

January 2010


First Reproductive Health Visit

Number FS010

It is recommended that adolescent girls see a gynecologist for the first time when they are between the ages of 13 years and 15 years. Why should you go to a gynecologist? Getting to know your heal...

January 2010


Human Papillomavirus

Number FS011

What is human papillomavirus (HPV)? Human papillomavirus is a family of viruses that causes infection on the skin or mucous membranes of various areas of the body. There are many different types of ...

January 2010



What is contraception? Contraception or birth control helps stop you from becoming pregnant. Each month an egg is released from the female ovary (ovulation). If the egg is met by a sperm, the egg can...

January 2010


Quick Reference Card on Coding

Elements Included in History Component History of Present Illness Location, quality duration, severity, timing, context, modifying factors, associated signs, and symptoms

January 2010


Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Number FS022

What are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? Sexually transmitted diseases are infections that can be spread through vaginal–penile, anal, or oral sex. Sexually transmitted diseases are passed betw...

January 2010


Vaccine Administration Record for Children and Teens

1. Record the generic abbreviation for the type of vaccine given (e.g., DTaP-Hib, PCV), not the trade name. 2. Record the source of the vaccine given as either F (Federally-supported), S (State- supp...

January 2010


Primary and Preventive Health Care for Female Adolescents

Key points: The delivery of preventive services to adolescents differs from the delivery of preventive services to adults. An adolescent’s particular developmental stage uniquely frames the constella...

January 2010