Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1627034994
  • ISBN-13: 9781627034999
  • DDC: 616.95
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 185 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Guide for Primary Care, second edition, covers the diagnosis and treatment of STDs and other information critical to patient care and reflects the last five years of significant changes in information about STDs. Updated to reflect the 2010 Center for Disease Control Guidelines on the Treatment of STDs, this book also contains new information about:-the epidemiology of herpes virus infections-expedited partner therapy-changes in recommendations for HPV vaccination for men-changes in resistance patterns for antimicrobial therapy for gonorrhea and chlamydia-treatment recommendations for bacterial vaginosis-treatment recommendations for genital wartsIn order to better meet clinician needs, the book has been streamlined to quickly convey critical, evidence-based information. Whether seeking information about particular conditions (including HPV, herpes, syphilis, trichomoniasis, HIV and AIDS, and others) or related patient issues (such as STD exposure evaluation and evaluation of sexual assault), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, second edition, contains the knowledge doctors need in a friendly, to-the-point format.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts.
2: Genital Herpes.
3: Chlamydia.
4: Gonorrhea.
5: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.
6: Viral Hepatitis.
7: HIV: Identification, Diagnosis, and Prevention.
8: Syphilis.
9: Trichomoniasis.
10: Lymphogranuloma Venereum, Chancroid, Granuloma Inguinale, and Molluscum Contagiosum.
11: Ectoparasites: Scabies and Pediculosis Pubis.
12: Public Health and Prevention.
13: Evaluation and Treatment of STD Exposure and Sexual Assault.