Keith W Radcliffe

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OBJECTIVES Are behavioural interventions effective in reducing the rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic patients? DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis of published articles. DATA SOURCES Medline, CINAHL, Embase, PsychINFO, Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts, Cochrane Library Controlled(More)
BACKGROUND Carcinoma of the vulva has predominantly been a disease of the elderly. Although occasionally it occurs in women under the age of 40 years, carcinoma of the vulva has been rarely diagnosed in pregnancy. Bone marrow hypoplasia can occur as a transient, pregnancy-related event; however, the recurrence of this pathology in future pregnancies is(More)
Primary HIV can be asymptomatic or result in a severe symptomatic illness. Common symptoms are pyrexia, pharyngitis, malaise, lethargy, maculopapular rash, mucous membrane ulceration, lymphadenopathy and headache. It can be reliably diagnosed by a positive virologic test in the absence of HIV-specific antibodies. Progression to late-stage disease is(More)
The Clinical Effectiveness Group of the British Association for Sexual Health has updated their methodology for the production of national guidelines for the management of sexually transmitted infections and related conditions. The main changes are the adoption of the GRADE system for assessing evidence and making recommendations and the introduction of a(More)
We present the updated British Association for Sexual Health and HIV guideline for the management of non-gonococcal urethritis in men. This document includes a review of the current literature on its aetiology, diagnosis and management. In particular it highlights the emerging evidence that azithromycin 1 g may result in the development of antimicrobial(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify patient preferences for notification of sexual contacts when a sexually transmitted infection (STI) is diagnosed. METHODS A questionnaire survey of 2544 patients attending three large genitourinary clinics at Derby, Birmingham, and Coventry in the United Kingdom. RESULTS The median age of the respondents was 24 with 1474 (57.9%)(More)
Chlamydia trachomatis infections, which most frequently are asymptomatic, are major public health concerns globally. The 2015 European C. trachomatis guideline provides: up-to-date guidance regarding broader indications for testing and treatment of C. trachomatis infections; a clearer recommendation of using exclusively-validated nucleic acid amplification(More)