Pediatric nursing notes question and rationale for your nursing review.
Situation: The school health nurse instructs graduating high school pupils in health education.
- Which of the following would you include when teaching a teenager about the guidelines for safer sex?
A. There is a small risk of contracting STDs through anal intercourse.
B. It’s crucial to pick the right sexual partner.
C. There is little risk in having sex during menstrual flow.
D. When having sexual relations, always use a condom.
Rationale: Theoretically, sexual partnerships expose both partners to the other’s diseases. Disease risk is reduced by carefully selected partners.