CDC Video: A Clinician’s Role in Protecting the Health of Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men
The May/June issue of the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice puts the spotlight on sexually transmitted diseases with a research brief report on delivering partner services to reduce transmission of chlamydial infection, gonorrhea, HIV, and syphilis and five research articles covering partner notification methods to improve retention in HIV care; the role of patient navigators in assisting HIV-positive homeless populations ; efforts to increase HPV vaccination in adolescents; and ways to identify facilitators and barriers to HPV vaccine uptake. We hear from the practice side of the equation as well with a practice full report that looks at the electronic medical record as a means to facilitate an opt-out HIV screening program in urban academic emergency departments.
We urge you to GET TESTED NOW for HIV, hepatitis, and other STDs, and invite you to review the advice offered in this video provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the role clinicians play in protecting patients at increased risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases.
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