Ages 13-18 Years: Screening

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Ages 13-18 Years
     Laboratory and Other Tests
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□ Reason for visit
□ Health status: medical/surgical, menstrual, reproductive health
□ Family medical history
□ Dietary/nutrition assessment
□ Physical activity
□ Use of medications, including complementary and alternative medicine 
Tobacco, alcohol, other drug use
□ Emotional, physical, and sexual abuse
□ Sexual practices (including vaginal, anal, and oral sex; sexual orientation, number of  partners; contraceptive use; exchange sex for drugs or money)

Physical Examination

□ Height
□ Weight
□ Body mass index (BMI)
□ Blood pressure
□ Secondary sexual characteristics (Tanner staging)
□ Pelvic examination (when indicated by the medical history)
□ Abdominal examination
□ Additional physical examinations as clinically appropriate

For more information, see Guidelines for Adolescent Health Care.

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