More is needed than just treatment

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6969.1660a (Published 17 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1660
  1. A A Opaneye
  1. Consultant, Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Middlesbrough General Hospital, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS5 5AZ.

    EDITOR,—It is possible to eradicate endemic gonorrhoea from Britain, as Chris Bignell states.1 In addition to effective treatment, however, other, equally important factors, including health education, effective contact tracing, and the cooperation of the public, are needed. When these factors are not optimum eradication of this disease may prove difficult. I report the experience at the department of genitourinary medicine at Middlesbrough General Hospital, the …

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