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Do Australian general practitioners believe practice nurses can take a role in chlamydia testing? A qualitative study of attitudes and opinions
BackgroundChlamydia notifications continue to rise in young people in many countries and regular chlamydia testing is an important prevention strategy. Although there have been initiatives toExpand
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The chlamydia knowledge, awareness and testing practices of Australian general practitioners and practice nurses: survey findings from the Australian Chlamydia Control Effectiveness Pilot (ACCEPt)
BackgroundACCEPt, a large cluster randomized control trial, aims to determine if annual testing for 16 to 29 year olds in general practice can reduce chlamydia prevalence. ACCEPt is the first trialExpand
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Using computer-assisted survey instruments instead of paper and pencil increased completeness of self-administered sexual behavior questionnaires.
OBJECTIVES To compare the data quality, logistics, and cost of a self-administered sexual behavior questionnaire administered either using a computer-assisted survey instrument (CASI) or by paper andExpand
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Practice nurse chlamydia testing in Australian general practice: a qualitative study of benefits, barriers and facilitators
BackgroundChlamydia infection is a significant public health issue for young people; however, testing rates in Australian general practice are low. Practice nurses (PNs) could have an important roleExpand
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P5.011 Are Australian General Practitioners (GPs) and Practise Nurses (PNs) Equipped For Increased Chlamydia Testing? Findings from the Australian Chlamydia Control Effectiveness Pilot (ACCEPt)
Background ACCEPt, a large cluster randomised control trial, aims to determine if annual testing for 16 to 29 year olds in general practise can reduce chlamydia prevalence. ACCEPt is also the firstExpand
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The impact of a chlamydia education program on practice nurse's knowledge and attitudes in relation to chlamydia testing: a cross-sectional survey.
UNLABELLED Background We aimed to determine the impact of a chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis) education program on the knowledge of and attitudes towards chlamydia testing of practice nurses (PNs).Expand
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P047 The three Rs: recalls, reminders and retesting for chlamydia – views of GPs and young adults
Background Chlamydia reinfection increases the risk of pelvic inflammatory disease. Reinfection is common in Australia and while clinical guidelines recommend retesting 3 months post-treatment, lessExpand
P04.16 “It opened my eyes” – examining the impact of the australian chlamydia control effectiveness pilot (accept) on chlamydia testing practices of general practitioners
Background In Australia, despite dramatic increases in chlamydia notifications and recommendations that young people be tested annually, testing rates in general practice remain low. ACCEPt is aExpand
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ADOPTing a new method of partner management for genital chlamydia in New South Wales: findings from a pilot implementation program of patient-delivered partner therapy.
Background:Patient-delivered partner therapy (PDPT) for chlamydia is an effective and safe additional partner management strategy. Some Australian regulatory changes have been made to support PDPT,Expand
P08.26 The impact of education on australian practice nurses’ knowledge and attitudes in relation to chlamydia testing: findings from the australian chlamydia control effectiveness pilot (accept)
Introduction ACCEPt is a randomised controlled trial of annual chlamydia testing for 16–29 year olds in general practice. Part of the trial examines whether practice nurses (PNs) can play a role inExpand
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