Chaperones for intimate examinations in family medicine: findings from a pilot study in Melbourne, Australia.
BackgroundThe use of medical chaperones during clinical examinations is important whether one practises as a specialist, nurse, medical student or generalist. Chaperone use in general practice remains largely unknown in most countries across the world and, what is known is limited to a handful of countries. Their use in Australian general practice remains unknown.ObjectiveTo explore the attitudes and practices of a cohort of general practitioners in urban Melbourne regarding the use of chaper...Expand abstract
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