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General practice intervention to increase opportunistic screening for chlamydia

Merritt, Tony D; Durrheim, David N; Hope, Kirsty; Byron, Paul


We describe an 18-month intervention that was designed to improve opportunistic screening for chlamydia in General Practice. Key strategies included engaging and informing general practitioners, adopting a simplified screening protocol, providing feedback on practice testing performance and developing resources for use with patients. This uncontrolled before and after study found that the overall impact on testing was modest and largely transient, and was insufficient to impact on the current...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Sexual Health
DOI: 10.1071/SH07033


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