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Genetic Syndromes and Gynecologic Implications in Adolescents

Feb 20th, 2019 - As adolescents with a genetic syndrome transition to adult medical care, they may be referred to obstetrician–gynecologists for routine preventive or contraceptive services, screening, or counseling for sexually transmitted infection, or for menstrual management. Although some genetic syndromes have no physical or intellectual impairment, others have significant ones; therefore, education and g.

Advocating for Adolescent and Young Adult Male Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Position St...
Maria, D., et a,

Oct 31st, 2018 - There is a critical need to improve the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) education and care of adolescent and young adult (AYA) males around the globe, as SRH is a basic human right for all AYAs. This special attention toward the SRH of AYA males is warranted given the fact that they often have difficulty accessing SRH services and education relative to their female counterparts and have hi.

Supporting the Health Care Transition From Adolescence to Adulthood in the Medical Home
White, P.

Oct 31st, 2018 - Risk and vulnerability encompass many dimensions of the transition from adolescence to adulthood. Transition from pediatric, parent-supervised health care to more independent, patient-centered adult health care is no exception.

Promoting Healthy Relationships in Adolescents

Oct 23rd, 2018 - Obstetrician–gynecologists have the opportunity to promote healthy relationships by encouraging adolescents to discuss past and present relationships while educating them about respect for themselves and mutual respect for others. Because middle school is a time when some adolescents may develop their first romantic or sexual relationships, it is an ideal timeframe for obstetrician–gynecologist.

Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adol...
Rafferty, J.,et al.

Sep 30th, 2018 - As a traditionally underserved population that faces numerous health disparities, youth who identify as transgender and gender diverse (TGD) and their families are increasingly presenting to pediatric providers for education, care, and referrals. The need for more formal training, standardized treatment, and research on safety and medical outcomes often leaves providers feeling ill equipped to.

The Teen Driver
Alderman, E.

Sep 30th, 2018 - For many teenagers, obtaining a driver’s license is a rite of passage, conferring the ability to independently travel to school, work, or social events. However, immaturity, inexperience, and risky behavior put newly licensed teen drivers at risk.

Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices
Committee on Adolescent Health Care

Apr 30th, 2018 - The phenomenon of adolescent childbearing is complex and far reaching, affecting not only the adolescents but also their children and their community. The prevalence and public health effect of adolescent pregnancy reflect complex structural social problems and an unmet need for acceptable and effective contraceptive methods in this population.

Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): Part I. Practice Preparation...
Zuckerbrot, R.

Feb 28th, 2018 - To update clinical practice guidelines to assist primary care (PC) clinicians in the management of adolescent depression. This part of the updated guidelines is used to address practice preparation, identification, assessment, and initial management of adolescent depression in PC settings.

Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): Part II. Treatment and Ongoi...
Cheung, A.

Feb 28th, 2018 - To update clinical practice guidelines to assist primary care (PC) in the screening and assessment of depression. In this second part of the updated guidelines, we address treatment and ongoing management of adolescent depression in the PC setting.

Guideline: implementing effective actions for improving adolescent nutrition

Jan 31st, 2018 - The purpose of this publication is to facilitate the implementation of existing WHO guidelines on nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive actions required for improving health and well-being of adolescents. Implementing these actions should explicitly take into account the heterogeneity of adolescents in general (for instance, in their state of physical growth and social development), as wel.

Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, Version 2.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in On...
Coccia, P.

Dec 31st, 2017 - This selection from the NCCN Guidelines for Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology focuses on treatment and management considerations for AYA patients with cancer. Compared with older adults with cancer, AYA patients have unique needs regarding treatment, fertility counseling, psychosocial and behavioral issues, and supportive care services.

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Screening
US Preventive Services Task Force

Dec 31st, 2017 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in children and adolescents aged 10 to 18 years.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Services in the Pediatric Setting
Arik V. Marcell, Gale R. Burstein

Nov 4th, 2017 - Pediatricians are an important source of health care for adolescents and young adults and can play a significant role in addressing their patients’ sexual and reproductive health needs, including preventing unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, and promoting healthy relationships. STIs, HIV, and unintended pregnancy are all preventable health outcomes.

Adolescent and Young Adult Tattooing, Piercing, and Scarification
Cora C. Breuner, David A. Levine

Oct 3rd, 2017 - Tattoos, piercing, and scarification are now commonplace among adolescents and young adults. This first clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics on voluntary body modification will review the methods used to perform the modifications.

Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused: WHO clinical guidelines

Sep 30th, 2017 - Sexual abuse of children and adolescents is a gross violation of their rights and a global public health problem. It adversely affects the health of children and adolescents.

WHO Recommendations on Adolescent Health

Jul 31st, 2017 - This publication on WHO recommendations related to adolescent health is one of four in a series; the others relate to maternal, newborn and child health. The objective of this document is to make available WHO recommendations on adolescent health in one easy-to-access document for WHO staff, policy-makers, programme managers, and health professionals.

Obesity in Children and Adolescents: Screening
US Preventive Services Task Force

May 31st, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends that clinicians screen for obesity in children and adolescents 6 years and older and offer or refer them to comprehensive, intensive behavioral interventions to promote improvements in weight status.

Human papillomavirus vaccination guideline update: American Cancer Society guideline endorse...
Saslow, D.,et al

Jul 18th, 2016 - The American Cancer Society (ACS) reviewed and updated its guideline on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination based on a methodologic and content review of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) HPV vaccination recommendations. A literature review was performed to supplement the evidence considered by the ACIP and to address new vaccine formulations and recommendations as well.

Selected Issues for the Adolescent Athlete and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement
Stanley A. Herring

Jan 31st, 2009 - This document provides an overview of selected medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for the care and treatment of athletes. It is not intended as a standard of care, and should not be interpreted as such.

Gender roles as mediators of sex differences in expressions of pathology
R. F. Huselid, M. L. Cooper

Oct 31st, 1994 - Tested the extent to which gender role attributes and gender role ideology account for sex differences in internally directed psychological distress and in externally directed deviant behavior in a random sample of 2,013 adolescents. Results indicate that gender roles substantially mediate sex differences in both types of pathology: Masculine instrumental attributes reduce internalized distress.