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Clinics may miss those in greatest need

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6988.1193c (Published 06 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1193
  1. M Q Choyche,
  2. A K Maitra
  1. Senior registrar Consultant in charge Accident and Emergency department, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP

    EDITOR,—We agree with the main thrust of Yvonne Stedman and Max Elstein's editorial advocating more cohesive provision of sexual health services.1 But have the authors taken too narrow a view of where and when patients present? There is no mention of the work of accident and emergency departments in this field.

    Males who present to accident and emergency departments with problems of a sexual nature can usually be managed with either reassurance or referral for investigation in the relevant clinic, …

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