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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Sexual health

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Details about a persons sexual health and management including: Sexual history-taking and risk assessment: Including assessment of need for emergency CONTRACEPTION and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE) Signposting to appropriate Sexual Health Services Chlamydia screening: Opportunistic screening for genital chlamydia in asymptomatic males and females under the age of 25 Asymptomatic Sexually Transmitted Infection screening and treatment of asymptomatic infections (except treatment for syphilis) in men (excluding men who have sex with men) and women Partner notification of Sexually Transmitted Infections or onward referral for partner notification Human Immunodeficiency Virus testing: Including appropriate pre-test discussion and giving results Point of care Human Immunodeficiency Virus testing: Rapid result Human Immunodeficiency Virus testing using a validated test (with confirmation of positive results or referral for confirmation) Screening and vaccination for Hepatitis B: Appropriate screening and vaccination for Hepatitis B in at-risk groups Sexual health promotion: Provision of verbal and written sexual health promotion information Condom distribution: Provision of condoms for safer sex Psychosexual problems: Assessment and referral for psychosexual problems

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