Sexual health counselling in patients with spinal cord injury: Health care professionals' perspectives.

Sexual health counselling in patients with spinal cord injury: Health care professionals' perspectives. J Spinal Cord Med. 2020 Jul 09;:1-7 Authors: Rassem M, Siddiqui M, Wunder S, Ganshorn K, Kraushaar J Abstract Objectives: We aimed to explore barriers to discussing sexual health with spinal cord injured (SCI) patients as perceived by health care professionals, to determine interest and preferences regarding further education in sexual health, and to assess the perceived need for an inpatient Sexual Health Team. Design: Pre and post surveys were completed by attendees following a 1-2 hour educational session on sexual health and SCI, assessing core elements including participant characteristics, confidence levels, and perceptions towards sexual health counselling and education. Setting: Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, a facility in Regina, SK offering inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services in Saskatchewan. Participants: Eighty-six participants with a mean age of 39 years took part in this study. Among them, nearly half were nurses. Interventions: Educational sessions on SCI patients' sexual health. Outcome Measures: Self-administered surveys. Results: Significant differences were observed between pre- and post-session participant responses regarding their confidence levels (P 
Source: Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Spinal Cord Med Source Type: research

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