Brathwaite, Alfred R.,; Figueroa, J. Peter
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Survey of patients with sexually transmitted diseases seen by private physicans in Jamaica.
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
A survey of physicians in private practice in Jamaica was conducted between March and September 1993 to provide a descriptive analysis of the occurrence of patients with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) seen in their practices. The most frequently prescribed treatments were for chlamydia, gonorrhoea and trichomoniasis. In general, working diagnoses correlated well with clinical observations and treatment given, matched with diagnosis according to national guidelines. A comparison of the STD burden between the public and private sectors was not possible because of sample bias....