Sensitive and Smart Sexual Health Care: Meeting the Needs of Adolescents Now

Rates of sexually transmitted infections continue to rise, disproportionately affecting young people, as do pregnancy rates among teens of color. So providing good care is crucial – but talking to young patients about sex isn’t easy. Adolescent medicine specialist Javay Ross, MD, discusses key questions and how to ask them; offers time-saving tips on taking histories, screening appropriately and prescribing wisely; and explains how to guide patients to their best birth control options.

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UCSF Pediatrics

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