This study examined physicians evaluation of sexual health risks during a general medical examination and sexanlly transmitied disease (STD) courreling during consultations for adolescent extraception and treatment of an STD.
An anonymous mail survey was conducted in 1995 with a stratified random sample of 1086 general practitioners and all 241 obstetrician-gyactologies practicing in Quebec.
Fewer than half of the respondents reperted continely inquiring abont condorn use and number of sexual partners during a general medical examination Fenale general practitioners engaged in more sexual health risk assessment and counseling than male general practitioners.
This study suggeas a low level involvement in STD prevention by generalists and obstetrician-gynecologists.
Mots-clés Pascal : Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Homme, Prévention, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Personnel sanitaire, Médecin généraliste, Gynécologie, Pratique professionnelle, Education santé, Conseil, Comportement sexuel, Contraception, Utilisation, Condom, Relation médecin malade
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sexually transmitted disease, Human, Prevention, Canada, North America, America, Epidemiology, Health staff, General practitioner, Gynecology, Professional practice, Health education, Council, Sexual behavior, Contraception, Use, Condom, Physician patient relation
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0311291
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 16/11/1999.