Emerging issues in male adolescent sexual and reproductive health care

Academic Article


  • Pediatricians are encouraged to address male adolescent sexual and reproductive health on a regular basis, including taking a sexual history, discussing healthy sexuality, performing an appropriate physical examination, providing patient-centered and age-appropriate anticipatory guidance, and administering appropriate vaccinations. These services can be provided to male adolescent patients in a confidential and culturally appropriate manner, can promote healthy sexual relationships and responsibility, can and involve parents in age-appropriate discussions about sexual health.
  • Published In

  • Pediatrics  Journal
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    Author List

  • Grubb LK; Powers M; Alderman EM; Chung RJ; Lee J; Upadhya KK; Wallace SB
  • Volume

  • 145
  • Issue

  • 5