Significant Other Là Gì

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Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) is the clinical practice of treating the sex partners of patients diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea by providing prescriptions or medications to the patient to take to lớn his/her partner without the health care provider first examining the partner.Effective sầu clinical management of patients with treatable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) requires treatment of the patients’ current sex partners to lớn prevent reinfection & curtail further transmission. The standard approach khổng lồ partner treatment has included clinical evaluation in a health care setting, with partner notification accomplished by the index patient, by the provider or an agent of the provider, or a combination of these methods. Provider-assisted referral is considered the optimal strategy for partner treatment, but is not available khổng lồ most patients with gonorrhea or chlamydial infection because of resource limitations. The usual alternative sầu is to lớn advise patients to lớn refer their partners for treatment.


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aaaarrghh.com has concluded that EPT is a useful option khổng lồ facilitate partner management, particularly for treatment of male partners of women with chlamydial infection or gonorrhea. Although ongoing evaluation will be needed to define when & how EPT can be best utilized, the evidence indicates that EPT should be available to lớn clinicians as an option for partner treatment. EPT represents an additional strategy for partner management that does not replace other strategies such as provider-assisted referral, when available.


Guidance on the Use of Expedited Partner Therapy in the Treatment of Gonorrhea (updated February 26, 2021)

Expedited Partner Therapy in the Management of Sexually Transmitted Diseasespdf icon (February 2, 2006)


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Legal Status of EPT by Jurisdiction (as of May 2020)

Legal/Policy Toolkit for Adoption and Implementation of Expedited Partner Therapy (January 31, 2011)

The Legal Aspects of Expedited Partner Therapy Practice: Do State Laws & Policies Really Matter?external inhỏ – Article from Sexually Transmitted Diseases (July 23, 2013)

Insurance Billing for Sensitive Health Services: Statutory và Regulatory Analysis using LawAtlaspdf iconexternal icon


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Illinois and Chicago working khổng lồ expand the use of EPT to lớn reach more partners with the medication they need.

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