Adolescent health

STIs in adolescents and young adults: prevention and screening

Melissa Kang, ISABEL HANSON

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Abstract

Initiation of intimate sexual behaviours is natural during the course of adolescent development. GPs are well placed to promote sexual health among adolescent and young adult patients, which includes sexually transmissible infection prevention and screening.