Sexually transmitted infections

Sex work in Tallinn, Estonia: the sociospatial penetration of sex work into society.

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Oct 02, 2006

BACKGROUND: It is important to describe and understand the underlying patterns and dynamics that govern sex work in societies undergoing rapid political and social changes, its heterogeneity across populations, and its evolution through time in order to inform future research, sound policy format

Assessing user preferences for sexually transmitted infection testing services: a discrete choice experiment.

Publication Date: 
Nov 20, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To assess user preferences for different aspects of sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing services.

DESIGN: A discrete choice experiment.

SETTING: 14 centres offering tests for STIs in East Sussex, England.

PARTICIPANTS: People testing for STIs.

Nurse-provided screening and brief intervention for risky alcohol consumption by sexual health clinic patients.

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Dec 04, 2008

OBJECTIVES: Brief intervention for excessive alcohol consumption is effective yet not implemented widely. Alcohol misuse is implicated in unsafe sex and sexually transmitted infections and is common in clients of sexual health services.

Can text messaging results reduce time to treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis?

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Publication Date: 
Dec 04, 2008

We assessed the impact of text messaging as the preferred method of communicating positive Chlamydia trachomatis test results in an urban sexual health clinic.

Texting decreases the time to treatment for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection.

Publication Date: 
Feb 07, 2006

OBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of a text message result service within an inner London sexual health clinic.