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Inclusive questions are needed when taking a sexual history

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 08 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1289
  1. Peter Meacher, Family physician (
  1. Department of Family Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 3544 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467, USA

    EDITOR—I welcome the ABC of Sexual Health but found the article on taking a sexual history to be limited.1

    Creating the best environment for patients to feel comfortable when discussing issues of sex and sexuality starts before the patient enters the doctor's office. Intake forms that ask …

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