Gonorrhea Treatment Guidelines – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Gonorrhea Treatment Guidelines

Gonorrhea Treatment Guidelines – Closing the Clinical Knowledge GapWhat You Might Not Know About Gonococcal Treatment GuidelinesGonorrhea treatment is temporarily regulated by 2 sets of CDC guidelines.  In 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) partly updated their gonorrhea treatment guidelines, with the rest to be published at a later date. This creates a temporary situation, in which … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Sexually Transmitted Infections

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Free board review question of the week on sexually transmitted infections

This week’s free board review question…A 22-year-old woman presents with vaginal discharge that she has had for several weeks. On examination, you note purulent discharge from the os of the cervix and a friable cervix. She is minimally tender on bimanual examination, is not febrile, and she has a normal white blood cell count. You collect swabs of the discharge … Read More