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Br J Gen Pract. Jan 1998; 48(426): 909–910.
PMCID: PMC1409924

Teenage health and the practice nurse: choice and opportunity for both?


Teenage health issues and the means to address them have caused increasing concern over recent years. This study investigated the involvement and training of practice nurses, the topics raised during consultations with teenagers, and the comfort of the practice nurses in dealing with these topics. Data were collected using a postal questionnaire survey (response rate 80.6%). Expansion of the role of the practice nurse in teenage health may be appropriate but needs to be supported by training.

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