250-word essay using the following references, or others (minimum 3) regarding the following case scenario.
A 17-year-old girl comes to your office with a complaint of abdominal pain and missed periods. She thinks she may be pregnant. She requests pregnancy testing and does not want you to tell her parents if she is pregnant.
1. Burns, C. E., Dunn, A. M., Brady, M. A., Starr, N. B., Blosser, C. G., & Garzon, D. L. (Eds.). (2017). Pediatric primary care (6th ed.). St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier.
Chapter 8, “Developmental Management of Adolescents” (pp. 121-140)
This chapter explores the adolescent development and anticipatory guidance during adolescence. It also examines common issues in adolescents related to physical and sexual, psychosocial, and cognitive development.
Chapter 15, “Sexuality” (pp. 285-298)
This chapter covers the assessment and management of normal sexual development. It also identifies red flags for abnormal sexual behavior among children and adolescents.
2. Hagan, J. F., Jr., Shaw, J. S., Duncan, P. M. (Eds.). (2008). Bright futures: Guidelines for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents (3rd ed.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.
“Promoting Healthy Sexual Development and Sexuality” (pp. 169–176)
This chapter explores strategies for promoting healthy sexual development and sexuality among pediatric patients from infancy through adolescence. It also examines sexual behaviors among adolescents, including onset of intercourse, pregnancy rates, and sexually transmitted infections.
“Adolescence” (pp. 515–575)
This chapter explores the care of adolescents ranging from 11 to 21 years. It focuses on their physical, cognitive, emotional, and social transitions relating to their family, friends, school, and jobs.
3.Schapiro, N. A. (2009). Confidentiality and access to adolescent health care services. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 24(2), 133–136.