Confidential Health Care for Adolescents : Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine Position

@inproceedings{2004ConfidentialHC,
  title={Confidential Health Care for Adolescents : Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine Position},
  author={},
  year={2004}
}
  • Published 2004
• Confidentiality protection is an essential component of health care for adolescents because it is consistent with their development of maturity and autonomy and without it, some adolescents will forgo care. • Confidential health care should be available, especially to encourage adolescents to seek health care for sensitive concerns and to ensure that they provide complete and candid information to their health care providers. • Health care professionals should educate adolescent patients and… CONTINUE READING