Sexually transmitted infections

Sexually transmitted infections

Sexual practices, risk perception and knowledge of sexually transmitted disease risk among lesbian and bisexual women

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English
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Online
Author: 
Jeanne M. Marrazzo
Patricia Coffey
Allison Bingham
Publisher: 
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Documents that many lesbian and bisexual women believe only heterosexual women are likely to become infected with a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Finds that many of these women do not take protective measures with their female partners.

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ISSN 15386341
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Includes bibliographical references.

The V zone: a woman's guide to intimate health care

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Colette Bouchez
Publisher: 
Fireside
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides information on vaginal and vulvar health, as well as common gynaecological conditions, such as vaginitis, yeast infections, painful sex, STIs, vulvodynia, and urinary tract infections.

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ISBN 0684870975
WGYN.B68 2001 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes index.

Listen to your body: a gynecologist answers women's most intimate questions

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Niels Lauersen
Eileen Stukane
Publisher: 
Fireside
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Using a question and answer format, this book provides a great deal of information on common gynaecological health and conditions.

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ISBN 0684854112
WGYN.L38 2000 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes index.

20 common problems in women's health care

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English
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Paper
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Mindy A. Smith (ed.)
Leslie A. Shimp (ed.)
Publisher: 
McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the twenty conditions that most often prompt women to seek health care. Provides relevant pathophysiology, patient evaluation procedures, diagnostics, and treatment.

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ISBN 0070697671
WOMN.T85 2000 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

HIV/AIDS & STI resources for program managers, trainers, and providers

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English
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Online
Mixed Media
Publisher: 
EngenderHealth
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides a wide variety of materials for program managers, trainers, and health care providers working in the field of HIV and AIDS.

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AIDS.H58 2004

Sex? A healthy sexuality resource

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English
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Janis Wood Catano
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Nova Scotia Office of Health Promotion
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides information for teens about sexuality, relationships and healthy sexual choices.

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ISBN 0888718519

Escort services in a border town: transmission dynamics of STDs within and between communities: literature and policy statement

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English
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Online
Author: 
Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale
Jacqueline Lewis
Publisher: 
STAR: Sex Trade Advocacy and Research
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Windsor, ON

Examines the potential impact of the licensing of escort services on the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between the United States and Canada.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Results from phase II of the enhanced surveillance of sexually transmitted diseases among Winnipeg street-involved youth study

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Carole M. Beaudoin
Publisher: 
Manitoba Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among street youth and the behavioural and social risk factors that place them at risk for infection.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Barriers to infectious disease care among lesbians

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English
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Author: 
Jeanne M. Marrazzo
Publisher: 
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Atlanta, GA

Counters assumptions that sex between women confers no risk for transmission of sexually transmitted infections, and argues that lesbians must receive Pap smears according to current guidelines.

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ISSN 10806040 (print)
ISSN 10806059 (online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender differences in bacterial STIs in Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Thomas Wong
Ameeta Singh
Janice Mann
Lisa Hansen
Sharon McMahon
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

States that the reported rate of chlamydia is much higher among women than men, whereas the reverse is true for gonorrhea and infectious syphilis. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.
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