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STI/BBV testing tool for asymptomatic people

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NSW STI Programs Unit, ASHM & Qld. Govt.,  2019
This resource has charts and information about how routine STI/BBV testing can be offered, who to, and how to follow up.
Developed by NSW STI Programs Unit, NSW Australia, and reproduced with permission by the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, ASHM and Communicable Diseases Branch.

Download PDF here: sti-bbv-testing-tool

 
 

Update on Sexually Transmitted Infections: forum recording now available

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SHINE SA, 17/1/2019 SHINE SA is pleased to present the following Clinical Education Forum on the topic of sexually transmitted infections. This recording is available free of charge, and access is limited to three months only. This forum covers current trends in sexually transmitted infections and includes recent updates to the Australian STI Management Guidelines for Use in Primary Care...

STI/HIV testing tool for GPs and other primary care clinicians – updated

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NSW STI Programs Unit, August 2017 The STI/HIV Testing Tool for GPs and other primary care clinicians has been updated. The tool shows how to: • Offer routine STI/HIV testing in different consultations • Conduct a brief risk assessment (sexual history) • Conduct routine STI/HIV testing • Conduct contact tracing • Access available resources and additional support Based on the Australian STI...

Understanding expert views on defining & reaching heterosexually-identified MSM for health promotion & care

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UNSW, July 2016 BRISE StraightMSM Study Almost no published research exists specifically on heterosexually-identified men who have sex with men in Australia, and the international literature is also scant. Very little is known about the sexual practices, risk perceptions, or information and service needs of these men more broadly. The proportion of heterosexually-identified men who have acquired...

LGB adults more likely to report impaired physical & mental health, substance use, due to discrimination stressors

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online June 27, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.3432 New national data suggest lesbian, gay and bisexual adults were more likely to report impaired physical and mental health and heavy drinking and smoking, which may be the result of stressors they experience because of discrimination, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. The study...

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