J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS
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Fortenberry J.; Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Physician Tells You What You Need to Know. Ann Intern Med. 1999;131:480. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-131-6-199909210-00030
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1999;131(6):480.
Marrs L. 341 pages. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr; 1998. $16.95. ISBN 0801860431. Order phone 800-537-5487.
Field of medicine: Patient education and general medicine.
Format: Softcover book.
Audience: General readers.
Purpose: To provide information for the general public about recognition, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and to form a basis for informed patient-provider discussions of sexuality and STDs.
Content: The first part of the book discusses genital anatomy, symptoms of STDs, common procedures during STD-related physical examinations, sexual communication, and safer sex. The second part is an encyclopedia that describes the incidence, cause, symptoms, and treatment of 24 STDs and related syndromes. Appendices contain a limited list of resources and an extensive glossary.
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