TITLE

Review: Partner-notification interventions can reduce sexually transmitted infections

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study to determine the effectiveness of partner-notification interventions in reducing persistent infections in patients suffering from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The methods for the study have been mentioned. The Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that compared patient referral with patient delivered partner therapy (PDPT) plus referral concluded that PDPT and written information for partners reduced the rate of infections in patients suffering from STIs.
ACCESSION #
27029949

 

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