Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases : A Practical Guide for Primary Care

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This practical guide covers the diagnosis and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and other information critical to patient care in the new millennium. It provides the clinician with the ability to identify and manage Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), as well as obtain information about preventing their sequelae. Written by clinicians, this book is packed with evidence-based information steeped in years of practice.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 374 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 30.48mm | 635.03g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 1588295702
  • 9781588295705

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From the reviews: "This book provides a practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), ranging from HPV and genital herpes to an overview of HIV/AIDS. ... Busy clinicians who provide care to patients with, or at risk for, STIs and STI educators are the intended audience. ... This unique book provides a brief overview of currently recommended treatment and management guidelines for STIs. ... Tables and algorithms are also helpful when assessing and managing cases." (Ameeta E. Singh, Doody's Review Service, September, 2007)
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Table of contents

Introduction To Sexually Transmitted Infections: A View of the Past and an Assessment of the Present Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts Genital Herpes Viral Hepatitis HIV Infection and AIDS Chlamydial Infections Gonorrheal Infections Upper Genital Tract Infections in Women Syphilis Trichomoniasis Chancroid, Granuloma Inguinale, Lymphogranuloma Venereum, and Molluscum Contagiosum Ectoparasites: Pubic Lice and Scabies Patient-Clinician Communication and STI Care: Assessing Risk, Conveying A Diagnosis, and Supporting Behavior Change Cultural Competence and STI Care Effectiveness of Barrier Methods for Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention The Future Role Of Vaccines And Microbicides
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