A prospective study of the effectiveness of electronic patient records in rapid-cycle assessment of treatment and partner notification outcomes for patients with genital chlamydia and gonorrhoea infection.

@article{Brook2010APS,
  title={A prospective study of the effectiveness of electronic patient records in rapid-cycle assessment of treatment and partner notification outcomes for patients with genital chlamydia and gonorrhoea infection.},
  author={M. Gary Brook and Lovemore Rusere and Lizz Coppin-Browne and S. Mcdonagh and J. P. McSorley},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2010},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={
          152-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of electronic patient records (EPRs) in facilitating multiple, rapid measurements of treatment and partner notification (PN) outcomes for chlamydia and gonorrhoea. METHODS In two sexual health clinics, the proportion of patients with chlamydia and gonorrhoea who had been treated within 4 weeks of diagnosis was measured, and also the proportion where at least one of their partners had been treated. These outcomes were measured monthly for 6 months, and… CONTINUE READING
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