This cross-sectional analysis compares condom use among sexually active female US high school students who use long-acting reversible contraception vs moderately effective contraceptive methods.
This cohort analysis reports that total direct medical expenses for privately insured adolescents who incur the highest costs are associated with medical complexity, mental health conditions, and obesity.
This study shows that increased health care utilization rates among children with concussion in the United States are both directly and indirectly related to concussion legislation.
Alexander et al examine predictors of time spent discussing sexuality, level of adolescent participation, and physician and patient characteristics associated with sexuality discussions during health maintenance visits by early and middle adolescents. Boekeloo provides commentary in a related editorial.
This study uses the Delphi process to survey interdisciplinary health care professionals in an attempt to identify transition outcomes from pediatric to adult health care for adolescents and young adults with special health care needs.