• Adolescent Male Receptivity of and Preferences for Sexual Health Interventions in the Emergency Department

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objective
    Male adolescents frequently present to the emergency department and many participate in behaviors increasing their risk of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies. Although the ED visit may represent an intervention opportunity, how best to design and deliver a sexual health intervention matching the preferences of adolescent male users is unclear. Our objective was to explore receptivity to and preferences for sexual health interventions among adolescent male ED patients.
    Methods
    In this qualitative study, we asked sexually active male ED patients aged 14 to...
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