Hidden agenda of teenagers' consultations
GPs need to be more sensitive to teenagers during consultations and always look out for a hidden agenda, according to the RCGP's adolescent task group.
Speaking at a new training course 'Getting it right
for troubled teenagers in the consultation' Dr Lionel
Jacobson, a member of the group, said the symptoms teenage patients present with were often not the main
He added: 'A sore throat is often the entrance ticket to something more personal or complex.'