Comprehensive adolescent health services in the United States, 1990

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Published by Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Center for Early Adolescence, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-72).

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Statementby Jonathan D. Klein ... [et al.].
ContributionsKlein, Jonathan D.
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Paginationv, 72 p. :
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL14743523M

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comprehensive adolescent health services in the united states, iAuthor: KLEIN -STARNES - KOTELCHUCK - EARP - DeFRIESE - LODA. Various model programs for comprehensive health service delivery to adolescents have been proposed and implemented, but few of these programs have been evaluated systematically.

This monograph identifies programs that provide comprehensive or integrated services and reports the results of a survey completed by programs. Two-thirds of all such programs are in urban. Availability of Comprehensive Adolescent Health Services -- United States, The national health objectives for the year target the reduction of behaviors that place adolescents at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and other sexually transmitted diseases, unintended pregnancies, and other health problems (1).

Current Trends: Availability of Comprehensive Adolescent Health Services — United States, Current Trends: Availability of Comprehensive Adolescent Health Services — United States, responding programs in rural communities, 64 (56%) were school-based programs and 21 (18%) were health department programs.

Inthe programs servedadolescents. Inthe programs servedadolescents (median: adolescents per program, range:adolescents) -- approximately % of the U.S. adolescent population (24,). These programs reported 2, patient encounters, for an average of visits per by: 2. 1. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep.

Jul 9;42(26), Availability of comprehensive adolescent health services--United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The book provides guidance to administrators in public and private health care agencies, health care workers, guidance counselors, parents, school administrators, and policy makers on investing in, strengthening, and improving an integrated health system for adolescents. Adolescent Health Care: Clinical Issues provides an understanding of the main health problems and concerns facing teenagers.

This book discusses the major legal decisions and thinking on confidentiality, consent, minor's right to health services, and the limitations of parental and medical authority.

Adolescents experience high levels of health insurance coverage, and the majority have access to a regular source of care Despite coverage, access, and a clear need for preventive and clinical services, adolescents’ receipt of healthcare is suboptimal; inthe rate of adolescents who.

Access to mental health services, for example, is impeded by limited benefits packages and reimbursement policies that discourage screening in primary care. Managed care arrangements often limit access to adolescent specialists and organize mental health services in a way that limits coverage of physical aspects of mental health disorders.

Together, these data sets provide a comprehensive, national view of adolescent outpatient health care use in the United States, covering almost all clinical practice sites where young men might seek care, including office-based clinics, hospital-based outpatient clinics, emergency departments, and adolescent-specific delivery programs.

Systems-organizational category was for studies that generalized to system personnel (e.g. pediatricians, adolescent health care providers), whereas community–societal category involved studies that generalized to a higher level such as a school district, an entire community, state or to the United States.

Slade, E. The relationship between school characteristics and the availability of mental health and related health services in middle and high schools in the United States. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 30, – PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar.

Yet health services and settings in the United States today are not designed to help young people at this critical time in their lives, and providers often are not adequately trained in adolescent issues. As is the case in many other parts of the nationâ s health system, adolescents face gaps in care, fragmented services, and missed op.

Child and adolescent mental health services in Mexico are delivered through an underfunded and under-resourced network of providers (Espinola-Nadurille, Huicochea, Raviola, Ramirez-Bermudez. V programs, and partners around the need for a comprehensive systems approach to adolescent health.

The AMCHP Emerging Issues Committee and the Adolescent Health Work Group support the current work and adolescent health achievements of state public health agencies, but also seek to support the advancement of new concepts, values, and practices.

Inthe United States spent $ trillion on health care, comprising more than 17% of US gross domestic product, or $ per person. 1 More than 1 in 4 Americans is a child or adolescent younger than 20 years, representing more than 80 million individuals and potential users of health care.

2 Because children and adolescents receive a. Objectives: To address the need for clinical preventive services for to year-old males and females and provide cost estimates for those services under a fee-forservice system. Preventive services include screening, health promotion, and immunizations.

Design: The prevalence of adolescent morbidities was derived from national surveys. Get In Touch. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite W Bethesda, MD   Health, United States, With Adolescent Health Chartbook. (PHS) pdf icon [PDF – MB] GPO stock number price $ This report may be purchased from the Government Printing Office external icon.

0 20 40 60 80 Number of births per 1, teen girls A Profile of Women’s Health in the United States The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: Sand Hill. Adolescent Fatherhood Adolescent Fatherhood by Arthur B.

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First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &. Global evaluation research has repeatedly shown that the evidence for and effectiveness of many adolescent pregnancy prevention programs is unclear.

1,2 Kirby et al. 2,3 found that numerous pregnancy prevention programs had little effect; however, among programs that were most successful, the majority used comprehensive approaches that combined activities related to health, education.

This latest addition to the ìFast Factsî series, authored by nursing luminary Judith Herrman, is a pithy, authoritative guide to adolescent health designed specifically for nurses at all levels and other health professionals.

It is the only book written for health care professionals who work with adolescents in schools, community agencies Reviews: 1. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is a United States federal-government research institute whose mission is to "advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.".

The institute has conducted an in-depth study of addiction according to its biological, behavioral and social components. This review paper, entitled Adolescent and Young Adult Health in the United States in the Past Decade: Little Improvement and Young Adults Remain Worse Off Than Adolescents, was published by researchers at the National Adolescent and Young Adult Health Information Center (NAHIC).

The paper has two aims: (1) to examine trends in key indicators in outcomes. "Effects of providing comprehensive ambulatory services to children with chronic conditions". Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Journal of Adolescent Health Care. ; 11(4): The impact of medical women in United States medical schools Book Title: Women in Medicine - Author List: McAnarney ER.

Reports. According to the Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report, the United States is a Tier 1 country for 1 means that the government is in compliance with the U.S. government's minimum standards of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of to eliminate trafficking.

The minimum standards as listed in section of the legislation are. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation 1 HUMAN TRAFFICKING INTO AND WITHIN THE UNITED STATES: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE. INTRODUCTION.

This paper presents a comprehensive review of current literature on human trafficking into and within the United States. United States Teens As a leading authority on teen reproductive health, the Guttmacher Institute estimates national and state-level teen pregnancy rates; documents teens’ access to sexual and reproductive health information and services; and promotes fact-based, comprehensive sex education and youth-friendly, confidential services.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has identified the sexual behaviors of American adolescents as a major public health problem. The Academy is concerned about the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in sexually active teenagers and about the very high rate of teenage pregnancy in the United States compared to other developed countries.

In recent years, the United States has had the highest rate of adolescent pregnancy of any of the world’s developed nations. 1, 2 However, since these rates have declined dramatically. Pregnancy rates among to year-olds declined 27% from to3 and birth rates (for which more recent published data are available) dropped 33% between and 4.

BACKGROUND. Several research-based perspectives can inform policy. Ecological theory recognizes that adolescent behavior is shaped by the environmental contexts in which they live—the family, home, school, and community ().In turn, these environments are influenced in the United States by federal, state, and local policies that ideally contribute to ensuring safety and protection from.

Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow (TAG) is a national call to action to improve adolescent health in the United States. TAG calls upon organizations and individuals to prioritize activities that can support the health and healthy development of all of America's 42 million adolescents.

Whereas the Department of Health and Human Services Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years has as its first goal to prevent the spread of disease and illness, focusing in part on providing education and other materials to reduce unsafe sexual behaviors *U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Strategic Plan, FYp.

2); and. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction: hypotheses and theories --Part I: High-risk behavior --The setting: a description of adolescents in the United States --Prevalence of delinquency --Prevalence of substance abuse --Prevalence of adolescent pregnancy --Prevalence of school failure.

Although teen pregnancy rates have declined in recent decades, the U.S. rate is still one of the highest in the developed world. By tracking the changing health care landscape and providing quality data and policy analysis, the Guttmacher Institute strives to shed light on U.S.

teen pregnancy and on the social and economic factors that contribute to it. BACKGROUND. In the United States, vaccination programs that focus on infants and children have decreased the occurrence of many childhood, vaccine-preventable diseases.

1 However, many adolescents and young adults (ie, persons 22 to 39 years old) continue to be adversely affected by vaccine-preventable diseases (eg, varicella, hepatitis B, measles, and rubella), partially because. According to a study from the National Institutes of Health, only about half of adolescents receive school instruction about contraception before they first have sex.

5 Only 20 states. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. ) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of.

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) *, female – Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio * Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio * Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) *, male – Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) *, female.The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) is the most comprehensive study of Hispanic/Latino health and disease in the United States.

The primary goals of the HCHS/SOL are to describe: (1) the prevalence of selected chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions, including heart disease, stroke.Health History and Screening of an Adolescent or Young Adult Client Words | 10 Pages.

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