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  1. Residents'self-assessed skills in providing sexuality-related care to teenagers.

    Article - En anglais


    To assess pediatric residents'self-reported skills and satisfaction with providing sexuality-related health care to teenagers and to examine differences by resident and patient gender.


    Cross-sectional survey.


    Forty second-year (PGY2) and 17 third-year (PGY3) pediatric residents at one training program who completed a self-administered questionnaire.

    Main Outcome Measures 

    Residents rated their skills with taking a history from, performing a physical examination on, developing a diagnosis for, and counseling both male and female teenagers.

    Skills with providing health care to male and female teenagers were assessed separately.

    Scales were constructed for skills with performing a physical examination and providing a diagnosis and counseling.

    Residents also rated their satisfaction with providing health care to male and female teenagers.

    Skills and satisfaction with providing health care to male vs female teenagers were analyzed.


    Female residents rated their skills with providing health care to male teenagers significantly lower than their skills with providing health care to female teenagers as follows : taking a history of pubertal development (PGY2, P=001 ; PGY3, P=02), taking a sexual history (PGY2, P=004), asking about sexual preference (PGY2, P=02), examination and diagnosis scale (PGY2, P<. 001 ; PGY3, P=008), and counseling scale (PGY2, P=003). (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Résident, Pédiatrie, Soin santé primaire, Pratique professionnelle, Relation médecin malade, Adolescent, Homme, Exploration clinique, Evaluation

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Resident, Pediatrics, Primary health care, Professional practice, Physician patient relation, Adolescent, Human, Clinical investigation, Evaluation

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0288756

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 15/07/1997.