patient-delivered partner treatment

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patient-delivered partner treatment

(pa'shent-de-liv'erd),

PDPT

A method to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, e.g., gonorrhea or chlamydial infections, in which an infected person is given a prescription for an antibiotic agent to be shared with his or her sexual partner(s).
Synonym: expedited partner therapy; patient-delivered partner medication; patient-delivered partner therapy
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Los PDPT, encuadrados en el programa de Calidad de Destinos Turisticos del PICTE, se definen desde la Subdireccion General de Calidad e Innovacion Turistica como "herramientas de cofinanciacion de las estrategias turisticas" desarrolladas en cooperacion con las distintas administraciones publicas con el objetivo de colaborar con las entidades locales y mejorar sus ofertas turisticas.
Political parties and leaders: People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan or PDPT [Emomali RAHMON]; Islamic Revival Party or IRPT [Muhiddin KABIRI]; Tajik Communist Party or CPT [Shodi SHABDOLOV]; Democratic Party or DPT [Masud Sobirov heads government-recognized faction; Mahmadruzi ISKANDAROV, currently serving 23-year prison term, is chairman of original DPT; Rahmatullo VALIYEV is deputy)]; Social Democratic Party or SDPT [Rahmatullo ZOYIROV]; Socialist Party of Tajikistan or SPT [Abdukhalim GAFFOROV; Murhuseyn NARZIEV heads the original SPT party that is currently unrecognized by the government]; Agrarian Party or APT [Amir Birievich QARAQULOV]; Party of Economic Reform or PERT [Olimjon BOBOYEV].
17) For PDPT, the provider gives the index patient a prescription or drug samples, and offers precautions and instructions for treating the partners without prior clinical assessment.