A Historical Note on the Association Between the Legal Status of Expedited Partner Therapy and Physician Practice

From the *Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Sexually transmitted diseases (Impact Factor: 2.84). 05/2013; 40(5):349-51. DOI: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3182853c61
Source: PubMed


Potential legal liability for practicing expedited partner therapy is a common concern among providers, although it has been uncertain how these concerns translate into clinical practice. This study suggests that providers are more likely to practice expedited partner therapy in more favorable legal environments.

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