The Male Voice: A Qualitative Assessment of Young Men ’s Communication Preferences About HPV and 9vHPV
AbstractIn the U.S. there is an epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases (STIs). One of the most prevalent STIs is the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Certain high risk strains of HPV are believed to cause virtually all cervical cancers, over 90% of anal cancers, 70% of oropharyngeal cancers, and the majority of anal genital warts. HPV is preventable through vaccination and is available for both men and women. Several educational interventions have been employed, yet baseline awareness and knowledge related to HPV and 9vHPV remains relatively low among young men. What is not known is the most effective method for providing HPV and 9vHPV information to young men. The purpose of this qualitative study was to learn from young men on how they would like to receive HPV and 9vHPV information. Men between the ages of 18–26 were invited to participate in the study. Ten focus group sessions with a total of 68 p articipants were conducted from three Midwest community colleges. Analysis resulted in themes related to STIs, HPV and 9vHPV knowledge, 9vHPV receipt, sexual health communication, and communication strategies. Findings suggest that there is not a “one size fits all” preferred communication modal ity. Recommendations for effective HPV communication include healthcare practitioner self-awareness, community environments where healthcare practitioners can engage in HPV related cancer prevention activities and advocacy for medically accurate sexual health educat...
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Authors: Schipani G, Del Duca E, Todaro G, Scali E, Dastoli S, Bennardo L, Bonacci S, Di Raimondo C, Pavel AB, Colica C, Xu X, Procopio A, Patruno C, Nisticó SP Abstract BACKGROUND: The role of heavy metals in carcinogenetic process has been widely established however, information on the most common environmental metals that serve as major risk factors for actinic keratosis (AK)/non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) are still lacking. We aim to evaluate levels of the most common environmental heavy metals in hair of patients with AK/NMSC as compared to healthy controls. METHODS: 31 patients diagnosed with AK/N...
CONCLUSIONS: In our study we have confirmed the utility of ultrasound in the diagnosis of BCCs and for the first time we have correlated ultrasounds' patterns with dermoscopy and tumor thickness. PMID: 32938160 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
We present four case studies of severe and mild form of tetanus, wound infection with the presence of C. tetani without the development of clinical tetanus in a fully vaccinated individual, and unexpected risk of tetanus in an unvaccinated child. Due to the rare occurrence of tetanus in Czechia, the clinical awareness of the risk of tetanus decreases as well as the clinical experience with diagnosis of early or mild forms of tetanus. Communication skills during the management of contaminated wounds play a critical role in the decision who should get tetanus anatoxin only and who should get antitetanus immunoglobulin along ...
Publication date: Available online 18 September 2020Source: Biosensors and BioelectronicsAuthor(s): Shahrzad Forouzanfar, Fahmida Alam, Nezih Pala, Chunlei Wang
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