15-min consult: a structured approach to the child with primary amenorrhea

Varughese R, Ryan F, Makaya T Fifteen-minute consultation: a structured approach to the child with primary amenorrhea Archives of Disease in Childhood - Education and Practice Published Online First: 19 June 2020. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-317999

Disordered pubertal development

Wales JKH Disordered pubertal development Archives of Disease in Childhood - Education and Practice 2012;97:9-16

AHP: Health Development (AH02)

Healthy development e-learning module from Adolescent Health Programme (AHP) with sessions on:

  • Healthy Development in Adolescence
  • Concepts of Puberty
  • Pubertal Assessment
  • Psychological Development
  • Social Development
  • Assessing Development Stage

Child Growth Foundation Leaflets

Downloadable resources about growth and puberty for health professionals from the Child Growth Foundation. Read more

More puberty related resources

UpToDate: Normal puberty

Louisiana State University HSC Guide to Tanner Staging

Normal Pubertal Development and Puberty Disorders

Performing Preventive Services: Physical Examination Bright Futures, 2016

The chapter on Sexual Maturity Stages addresses the standard assessment for normal growth and development and offers appropriate anticipatory guidance to recognize problems related to pubertal abnormalities that need referral.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Delayed Puberty

Up To Date, 2013

This guide reviews evaluation and testing for delayed puberty in males and females, as well as therapy options including hormone therapy. Click here to access

Normal Pubertal Development

Part 1 and Part 2 Pediatrics in Review, 2012 (B. Bordini and R. Rosenfield)

These clinical guidelines, divided into two parts (The Endocrine Basis of Puberty and Clinical Aspects of Puberty) explain how puberty is regulated and hormonal interactions. They also provide clinical charts to describe the usual sequence of development in boys and girls and identify abnormalities. Click here to access part 1 and part 2

Physiologic Growth and Development During Adolescence

Bright Futures, 2004 (D. Rosen)

This article describes the usual sequence of pubertal development in boys and girls and the pattern of linear growth during puberty, and identifies pubertal abnormalities that require further evaluation. Click here to access.