3. SEXUALITY

3. SEXUALITY

3.3 Sexuality: HIV – Counselling

Once you’ve taken a thorough history and have a good understanding of a patient’s risk, it is important to provide accurate counselling. Understanding how patients can reduce their risk of transmission and the prophylaxis available to them is an important part of primary care. Consider the following scenario:

Sashin is a 22 year old patient who presents for a check-up. They are concerned about HIV after having unprotected sex last night”

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