Adolescent preventive counseling

Last reviewed: 28 May 2022
Last updated: 01 Oct 2020

Summary

Details

  • Resources for adolescent preventive services recommendations
  • Sexual maturity rating scale
  • Health guidance for parents
  • Early adolescence (ages 11-14 years; junior high/middle school; sexual maturity rating 1-4)
  • Early adolescence (ages 11-14 years) healthcare visit: males
  • Early adolescence (ages 11-14 years) healthcare visit: females
  • Middle adolescence (15-17 years; high school; sexual maturity rating 4-5)
  • Middle adolescence (15-17 years) healthcare visit: males
  • Middle adolescence (15-17 years) healthcare visit: females
  • Late adolescence (age 18-21 years; college and work; sexual maturity rating 5)
  • Late adolescence (18-21 years) healthcare visit: males
  • Late adolescence (18-21 years) healthcare visit: females
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Contributors

Authors

William P. Adelman, MD, FAAP

Division Director, Adolescent Medicine

Children's Mercy Hospital

Kansas City

MO

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

University of Missouri Kansas City

Kansas City

MO

Disclosures

WPA declares that he has no competing interests.

Peer reviewers

Elisabeth Stafford, MD, FSAM, FAAP

Program Director

Adolescent Medicine Fellowship

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

Division Chief

Adolescent Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Brooke Army Medical Center

San Antonio

TX

Disclosures

ES declares that she has no competing interests.

Alain Joffe, MD, MPH, FAAP

Director

Student Health and Wellness Center

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore

MD

Disclosures

AJ declares that he has no competing interests.

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