Dave Aughey, MD, FAAP, Children’s Minnesota Minnesota’s “Minor Consent” statute allows adolescents to receive confidential sexual health services. The statute does not mandate that clinicians need to provide confidential care. But if services are provided confidentially, the clinician is obligated to do everything possible to ensure 100 percent privacy for the patient. This is an […]
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By Dave Aughey, MD, FAAP, Medical Director, Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Chlamydia genital infections are the most commonly reported infectious diseases in Minnesota. The burden of infection is most common among sexually experienced adolescents and young adults. Substantial health disparities exist — with the prevalence among blacks more than 10 times […]