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genito-urinary medicine

The current term for the speciality formerly described as venereology. Genito-urinary medicine has acquired a new status, prominence and importance since the appearance of AIDS.
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8 * Genitourinary medicine (GUM) and integrated GUM/sexual and reproductive health clinics.
It is available from most GP surgeries, community contraceptive clinics, some genitourinary medicine clinics and sexual health clinics Diaphragms and caps Both are made of latex or silicone.
The study was based on data from 4,445 diagnoses made in people aged 45 and over at 19 genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics in the West Midlands between 1996 and 2003.
The rate for chlamydia locally is slightly higher than the national average as patients in this area are more aware of the issue and come earlier for tests," said Dr Atef Markos, a consultant in genitourinary medicine and sexual health.
The study screened patients of both sexes in primary health care settings, as well as men attending a genitourinary medicine clinic.
If you have had unprotected sex with many partners then it's worth going to your local genitourinary medicine clinic and asking for a full sexual-health screen including a test for syphilis.
Existing genitourinary medicine and family planning services in Wales are to be integrated into a single sexual health service which will enable more STI testing to take place
The Oxford University researchers, led by Prof Michael Goldacre, said, 'These doctors comprise a high percentage of consultants in geriatric medicine, psychiatry and genitourinary medicine.
Hay, senior lecturer, department of genitourinary medicine, St.
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Some genitourinary medicine consultants recently warned against launching a new public information campaign saying it will only increase pressure on already overstretched services.
com/reports/c54750) has announced the addition of "Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV and AIDS, First Edition" to their offering.