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Australian sexual health practitioners' use of chaperonesfor genital examinations: a survey of attitudes and practice

Newton, Danielle C; Fairley, Christopher K; Teague, Richard; Donovan, Basil; Bowden, Francis; Bilardi, Jade E.; Pitts, Marian; Chen, Marcus Y


Objectives: To examine the current practice and attitudes of Australian sexual health practitioners towards the use of chaperones for genital examinations. Methods: In July 2006, an anonymous, self-completed questionnaire was mailed to members of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine. Results: Of the 166 questionnaires sent to practitioners, 110 (66%) were returned completed. Of the 110 respondents, only 9% and 19% reported that their clinic routinely provided chaperones for all...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Sexual Health
DOI: 10.1071/SH07025


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