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Pelvic Organ Prolapse ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 214
https://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Abstract/2019/11000/Pelvic_Organ_Prolapse__ACOG_Practice_Bulletin,.44.aspx
Obstetrics & Gynecology;

Nov 29th, 2019 - Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common, benign condition in women. For many women it can cause vaginal bulge and pressure, voiding dysfunction, defecatory dysfunction, and sexual dysfunction, which may adversely affect quality of life. Women in the United States have a 13% lifetime risk of undergoing surgery for POP (1). Although POP can occur in younger women, the peak incidence of POP sympto...

Golombok Rust Inventory of Sexual Satisfaction (GRISS)
https://www.psychometrics.cam.ac.uk/services/psychometric-tests/GRISS

Apr 16th, 2019 - The GRISS is a 28-item questionnaire for the assessment of sexual dysfunction in heterosexual couples. The GRISS is used by relationship counsellors and clinics to identify and monitor sexual problems. It has also been used in clinical trials of new treatment approaches and pharmacological products designed for the treatment of sexual dysfunction.

ACOG: Sexual Assault
https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Health-Care-for-Underserved-Women/Sexual-Assault

Mar 31st, 2019 - Sexual violence continues to be a major public health problem affecting millions of adults and children in the United States. Medical consequences of sexual assault include sexually transmitted infections; mental health conditions, including posttraumatic stress disorder; and risk of unintended pregnancy in reproductive-aged survivors of sexual assault. Obstetrician–gynecologists and other wom...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month - I Ask
https://www.nsvrc.org/saam

Mar 31st, 2019 - Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a campaign to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. The campaign theme, I Ask, champions the message that asking for consent is a healthy, normal, and necessary part of everyday interactions.

Improving Emergency Department Care for Pediatric Victims of Sexual Abuse.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-1811
Pediatrics Hoehn EF, Overmann KM et. al.

Nov 10th, 2018 - Evidence-based medical care of sexual abuse victims who present to the pediatric emergency department (PED) is necessary to facilitate forensic evidence collection and prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Adherence to testing and treatment guidelines remains low in PEDs, despite recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics and Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...

Erectile Dysfunction: AUA Guideline
http://www.auanet.org/guidelines/erectile-dysfunction-aua-guideline-(2018)
Arthur L. Burnett

Aug 31st, 2018 - The sexual response cycle is conceptualized as a sequential series of psychophysiological states that usually occur in an orderly progression. These phases were characterized by Masters and Johnson as desire, arousal, orgasm, and resolution.

Global Human Trafficking and Child Victimization
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/140/6/e20173138
Jordan Greenbaum

Nov 30th, 2017 - Trafficking of children for labor and sexual exploitation violates basic human rights and constitutes a major global public health problem. Pediatricians and other health care professionals may encounter victims who present with infections, injuries, posttraumatic stress disorder, suicidality, or a variety of other physical or behavioral health conditions.

Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused: WHO clinical guidelines
http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/violence/clinical-response-csa/en/
WHO

Sep 30th, 2017 - Sexual abuse of children and adolescents is a gross violation of their rights and a global public health problem. It adversely affects the health of children and adolescents.

WMA Resolution on Prohibition of Forced Anal Examinations to Substantiate Same-Sex Sexual Ac...
https://www.wma.net/policies-post/wma-resolution-on-prohibition-of-forced-anal-examinations-to-substantiate-same-sex-sexual-activity/
World Medical Association

Sep 30th, 2017 - Recognizing that persons who have undergone forced anal exams have described them as painful, humiliating, and amounting to sexual assault, the WMA: Calls on its members, and other medical professionals, to abstain from participation in forced anal examinations, Urges national medical associations (NMA’s) to issue written communications prohibiting their members from participating in such exami.

Preexposure Prophylaxis For The Prevention Of HIV Infection In The United States– 2017 Updat...
https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/risk/prep/cdc-hiv-prep-provider-supplement-2017.pdf
CDC

Jul 27th, 2017 - Recent findings from several clinical trials have demonstrated safety and a substantial reduction in the rate of HIV acquisition for men who have sex with men (MSM), men and women in heterosexual discordant couples, and heterosexual men and women recruited as individuals who were prescribed daily oral antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with a fixed-dose combination of tenofovir disop.

Taking Sexual History in Primary Care Settings: Where to Start?
https://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20170301guestedprep.html

Feb 28th, 2017 - Primary care physicians recognize the importance of taking a sexual history in the prevention and management of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). At the same time, many of us haven't incorporated it into our everyday work. We know what to ask, but we may be uncomfortable asking intimate questions about a patient's sex life.

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Adults
http://www.apa.org/ptsd-guideline/ptsd.pdf
American Psychological Association (APA)

Feb 23rd, 2017 - The American Psychological Association (APA) developed this guideline to provide recommendations on psychological and pharmacological treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults.

Updated guidelines for antiretroviral postexposure prophylaxis after sexual, injection drug ...
https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/38856
CDC

Apr 17th, 2016 - The purpose of these guidelines is to provide health care providers in the United States with updated guidelinesto the 2005 U. S.

Midlife Body Changes: NAMS Guideline
http://www.menopause.org/publications/clinical-care-recommendations/chapter-2-midlife-body-changes

Sep 30th, 2014 - Postmenopausal estrogen loss and aging accompanied by physiologic, vascular, neurologic, and histologic changes may result in vulvovaginal symptoms, including irritation, burning, itching, vaginal discharge, postcoital bleeding, and dyspareunia.

Position Paper on the Sex Trafficking of Women and Girls in the United States
https://www.amwa-doc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/AMWA-Position-Paper-on-Human-Sex-Trafficking_May-20141.pdf
Suzanne Leonard Harrison

Apr 30th, 2014 - The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) condemns human trafficking and considers it an egregious human rights violation. While human trafficking is a global issue, this AMWA Position Paper addresses the problem of the trafficking of women and girls for commercial sex exploitation in the United States (US) in an effort to provide information and recommendations for physicians and other h.

A Guide to Taking a Sexual History
https://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/SexualHistory.pdf
CDC

Mar 13th, 2014 - For a more complete picture of your patient’s health, the following guide offers parameters for discussion of sexual health issues. A sexual history needs to be taken during a patient’s initial visit, during routine preventive exams, and when you see signs of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The dialogue lends itself to the opportunity for risk-reduction counseling and sharing info...

Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women
https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/85240/9789241548595_eng.pdf;jsessionid=0A65B5BA6C736E1A0E96A1D54BF970FA?sequence=1

Oct 31st, 2013 - Women who have been subjected to violence often seek health care, including for their injuries, even if they do not disclose the associated abuse or violence. A health-care provider is likely to be the first professional contact for survivors of intimate partner violence or sexual assault. Statistics show that abused women use health-care services more than non-abused women do. They als...

Elder Abuse and Women's Health
https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Health-Care-for-Underserved-Women/Elder-Abuse-and-Womens-Health

Jun 30th, 2013 - Elder abuse, a violation of human rights, is defined as a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate actions, which causes harm, risk of harm, or distress to an individual 60 years or older. As many as 1 in 10 older adults have been victims of elder abuse. Most cases of abuse occur in women. The U.S. Census predicts that by 2030, the segment of the population that is older than 65 years wil...

Effect of a pH-Balanced Vaginal Gel on Dyspareunia and Sexual Function in Breast Cancer...
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000001988
Obstetrics and Gynecology; Kim YH, Park S et. al.

Apr 6th, 2017 - To assess whether a pH-balanced vaginal gel containing lactic acid is more effective than a placebo (lactate-free gel) in improving dyspareunia and sexual function among breast cancer survivors who were premenopausal at diagnosis and had dyspareunia after adjuvant chemotherapy. In a single-center, double-blind, randomized trial, a pH-balanced gel or placebo was administered three times per week...

Care of the Adolescent After an Acute Sexual Assault.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-4243
Pediatrics Crawford-Jakubiak JE, Alderman EM et. al.

Feb 28th, 2017 - Sexual violence is a broad term that encompasses a wide range of sexual victimizations. Since the American Academy of Pediatrics published its last policy statement on sexual assault in 2008, additional information and data have emerged about sexual violence affecting adolescents and the treatment and management of the adolescent who has been a victim of sexual assault. This report provides new...