Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health

Paperback | October 15, 2010

EditorNathan Sankar, Richard Pattman, Pauline Handy

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The new edition of this successful handbook provides a balance of evidence-based information on Genitourinary Medicine (GUM), including HIV/AIDS. It provides high quality, digestible clinical detail and also practical information on the ever-increasing medico-legal, ethical, and proceduralissues of growing importance when dealing with these complex topics. Designed primarily for the trainee in GUM, it is also a valuable reference and resource for the specialist physician, nurse, and other professionals working in the field of sexual health. The new edition remains relevant to thoseworking in this field and features practical enhanced sections on contraception and genital dermatology written by specialist contributors, and information for general practitioners in order to provide services for STIs.The book consists of three easy-to-follow sections. The first section deals with routine management within GUM; medico-legal and ethical issues, the standard patient, special situations, and routine clinical and laboratory processes that include simple flow chart guidance on common clinicalpresentations. The second section details GUM conditions in a disease-orientated style, including STIs and also other genitourinary problems that may present. The third section on HIV provides a contemporary epidemiological overview of this infection, basic viral biology and pathogenesis, adisease-orientated description of conditions both directly related and opportunistic, and their management and data on special situations such as pregnancy. Finally guidance on commonly used abbreviations is shown together with a useful resource directory for staff. In essence this handbook provides a wealth of simple and easy to follow information on STIs and the principles of providing a service including administrative and medico-legal issues that are sometimes difficult to locate. This book will be of global use to all those with an interest in sexualhealth whatever their level of expertise and wherever they may practice.

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The new edition of this successful handbook provides a balance of evidence-based information on Genitourinary Medicine (GUM), including HIV/AIDS. It provides high quality, digestible clinical detail and also practical information on the ever-increasing medico-legal, ethical, and proceduralissues of growing importance when dealing with...

Nathan Sankar and Richard Pattman are all Consultants in Genitourinary Medicine at Newcastle Primary Care Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Pauline Handy is Clinical Nurse Specialist in Genitourinary Medicine at Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Babiker Elawad is Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine at North Tyneside ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:648 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019957166X

ISBN - 13:9780199571666

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Table of Contents

1. The genitourinary medicine service2. Ethical and medico-legal issues3. The standard clinic process and sexual health in primary care4. Investigations and microscopy5. Specific genitourinary situations6. Syphilis7. Gonorrhoea8. Chlamydia trachomatis infections9. Non-chlamydial non-specific genital infection10. Pelvic inflammatory disease11. Prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome12. Epididymitis, orchitis, epididymo-orchitis13. Sexually acquired reactive arthritis14. Bacterial vaginosis and anaerobic balanitis15. Trichomoniasis16. Genital candidiasis17. Tropical genital and sexually acquired infections18. Endemic treponematoses19. Proctocolitis and enteric sexually acquired infections20. Urinary tract infection21. Anogenital herpes22. Anogenital warts23. Molluscum contagiosum24. Sexually acquired viral hepatitis25. Other viral infections26. Scabies (Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis)27. Pediculosis28. Anogenital dermatoses29. Cervical neoplasia30. Vulval pain syndromes31. Streptococcal and staphylococcal infections32. Genital anomalies33. Contraception including contraception in HIV infection and infection reduction34. Psychological aspects and sexual dysfunction35. HIV/AIDS36. Pathogenesis of HIV infection37. Staging, classification, and natural history of HIV disease38. HIV: diagnosis and assessment39. HIV: primary infection40. HIV: gastrointestinal disorders41. HIV: hepatitis virus co-infection42. HIV: respiratory disorders43. HIV: neurological disorders44. HIV: disorders of the eye45. HIV: pyrexia of unknown origin46. HIV: endocrine and metabolic disorders47. HIV: renal disorders48. HIV: cardiovascular disorders49. HIV: musculoskeletal disorders50. HIV: reticuloendothelial disorders51. HIV: malignancies52. HIV: management53. HIV: pregnancy54. HIV: travel55. Useful resources