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Top tips: sexually transmitted infections (part 1)


Dr Toni Hazell provides 10 top tips on sexually transmitted infections—part one of this two-part series covers general history taking, with a focus on chlamydia

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HIV: from fatal condition to chronic disease


Dr Toni Hazell presents an overview of HIV prevalence, testing, treatments, and other issues relevant to primary care

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Erectile dysfunction is an important marker for cardiovascular disease

2018-08-02T13:06:00+01:00By , Professor Mike Kirby

Professor Geoff Hackett and Professor Mike Kirby summarise updated guidance on diagnosing and treating erectile dysfunction in primary care and the importance of investigating for cardiovascular risk factors

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Contraception for women aged over 40: what, when, and for how long

2018-01-31T16:29:00+00:00By ,

Dr Katie Boog and Valerie Warner Findlay discuss FSRH recommendations on contraception for women aged over 40 years, and explain the benefits and risks associated with different methods


Top tips: sexual and reproductive health


Dr Rebecca Mawson offers top tips on providing sexual and reproductive health care in primary care

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  • PCWHF prolapse guideline

    Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:30 GMT

    When is a pessary indicated? How do you fit a pessary? This summary also covers the management of complications, and when to refer to gynaecology.

  • Sexual and reproductive health with IBD guideline

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:05 GMT

    Inflammatory bowel disease usually presents during the reproductive years. This concise summary covers fertility, pregnancy, and contraceptive use.

  • BHIVA standards of care for people living with HIV

    Tue, 03 Jul 2018 08:26 GMT

    This 2018 summary of the BHIVA standards of care includes new sections on testing, person-centred care, and HIV over the course of life.

  • BSSM guideline on adult testosterone deficiency

    Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:02 GMT

    A concise summary of BSSM advice on the symptoms, diagnosis, and management of testosterone deficiency and the benefits and risks of treatment

  • FSRH emergency contraception (EC) guideline

    Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:34 GMT

    This summary of FSRH EC guidance compares the effectiveness of EC methods and decision-making based on patients’ needs, including helpful algorithms.