Contraception for young people

INTRODUCTION
CONTRACEPTIVE choices for younger women are in general no different to other age groups. The clinical issues are usually focused on establishing rapport, assessing maturity in decision making, capacity to consent to clinical management and child protection considerations.

Confidentiality is highly valued by young people and it is important to be explicit about rights. Other relevant issues include ability to pay for ongoing supplies, privacy of method, increased risk of sexually

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