An essential part of delivering critical preventive services to youth includes discussing confidentiality and private time (without a parent in the room) between adolescents and young adults and their healthcare provider to build trust and promote optimal health and well-being.
Chest pain is one of the most common reasons that patients present to the emergency department. The underlying disease processes can range from benign to life-threatening. The purpose of this article is to discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the common causes of chest pain that can present in a young adult.
Young women ages 18 to 25 represent a heterogeneous population transitioning from adolescence into adulthood who might present with unique issues and challenges, including a potential gap in healthcare after pediatric healthcare. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology has just released a committee opinion to help providers structure preventive healthcare visits to screen for health issues and counsel patients about a variety of health topics, including reproductive health.