In this post, I link to and excerpt from Emergency Medicine Cases‘ Ep 182 STIs: Cervicitis, Vulvovaginitis and Urethritis Emergency Recognition and Management*.
*Helman, A. Shafer, R. Varner, C. STIs: Vulvovaginitis, Cervicitis and Urethritis Emergency Recognition and Management. Emergency Medicine Cases. May, 2023. https://emergencymedicinecases.com/stis-cervicitis-vulvovaginitis-urethritis. Accessed May 10, 2023
All that follows is from the outstanding show notes of this podcast.
Podcast production, sound design & editing by Anton Helman
Written Summary and blog post by Hanna Jalali, edited by Anton Helman May, 2023
In this Part 1 or our two-part podcast series on STIs we discuss a general approach to cervicitis, vulvovaginitis and urethritis, elucidate some key historical features, debate who needs a pelvic exam in the ED, understand who needs what testing, debate self swabs vs physician taken swabs, dig into some specific under-recognized organisms like Mycoplasma Genitalium, figure out who needs what kind of empiric treatment, sexual partner treatment and which discharge instructions are key…