Can we improve partner notification rates through expedited partner therapy in the UK? Findings from an exploratory trial of Accelerated Partner Therapy (APT)

Claudia Estcourt, Lorna Sutcliffe, Jackie Cassell, Catherine H Mercer, Andrew Copas, Laura James, Nicola Low, Patrick Horner, Michael Clarke, Merle Symonds, Tracy Roberts, Angelos Tsourapas, Anne M Johnson, Paddy J Horner

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Abstract

To develop two new models of expedited partner therapy for the UK, and evaluate them for feasibility, acceptability and preliminary outcome estimates to inform the design of a randomised controlled trial (RCT).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-6
Number of pages6
JournalSexually Transmitted Infections
Volume88
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Community Pharmacy Services
  • Contact Tracing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Female
  • Gonorrhea
  • Great Britain
  • Hotlines
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care
  • Patient Preference
  • Sexual Partners
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Urethritis
  • Young Adult

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