For example, kissing is thought to be a safe activity, but herpesand other diseases can be spread this way. In conclusion, older adult sexual health is an important area of research and should be a target for public health interventions. For oral sex, help protect your mouth by having your partner use a condom male or female.
Aust Fam Physician. Although studies say that nonoxynol-9 spermicide kills HIV in lab testing, it has not been determined whether spermicides, used alone or with condoms, provide protection against HIV. These sores and cuts can increase the risk of getting STIs.
Modest impact of a brief curricular intervention on poor documentation of sexual history in university-based resident internal medicine clinics. Transcribed audio recordings of the PHE were analyzed according to the principles of qualitative content analysis. Abstract Introduction Sexual health is an integral part of overall health across the lifespan.
Patient Educ Couns. To date, most studies regarding sexual history taking have relied on self-report measures, standardized patients, and chart reviews, with no studies identified that have directly investigated the dialogue between healthcare providers and older patients during routine health exams.
Are you Experiencing an Ethical Problem? A study of sexuality and health among older adults in the United States. Maggie L.