This article describes prevalence and recent trends in the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STD) among young people in the United States. Common clinical presentations and best practices related to screening and treatment of these conditions are summarized. Clinical considerations for working with adolescents and young adults in the area of sexual and reproductive health are highlighted. Key approaches for sexually transmitted disease prevention with adolescents and young adults are presented.
- Clinical practice guidelines
- Sexually transmitted diseases
- Young adults
PubMed: MeSH publication types
- Journal Article
- Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.