Tips for how to take a sexual history

January 12, 2018 8:51 AM | Ashley Monson (Administrator)

Tips for how to take a sexual history
Medscape
The recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for 2016 showed increased incidence for the third consecutive year. National totals included 1.59 million cases of chlamydia (4.7 percent increase), 468,514 cases of gonorrhea (18.5 percent increase), and 27,814 cases of primary and secondary syphilis (17.6 percent increase), with an alarming 27.6 percent rate increase in congenital syphilis cases. The dramatic rise of these diseases is a cue for clinicians to better understand patient sexual practices and preferences

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