Patients' compliance with follow-up after treatment of gonococcal urethritis.

  title={Patients' compliance with follow-up after treatment of gonococcal urethritis.},
  author={R. W. Mitchell and Howard Robson},
  journal={Canadian Medical Association journal},
  volume={116 1},
By means of telephone tracing 96% follow-up was achieved in men treated for gonococcal urethritis. A large proportion (34.8%) of patients required one or more calls before follow-up could be obtained. Frequency of sexual re-exposure, proportion with persistent gonorrhea or reinfection, and interval between initial therapy and follow-up were greater in those who required telephone contact for follow-up than in the group who returned for follow-up. Failure to reappear for follow-up does not imply… CONTINUE READING

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