Deborah Bateson

MA (Oxon), MSc (LSHTM), MBBS, Medical Director, Family Planning NSW, Sydney, NSW; Clinical Associate Professor, Discipline of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

Factors associated with the initiation of testosterone replacement therapy in men from the 45 and Up Study

High rates of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) and lack of hormone tests before initiation suggests that TRT prescribing occurs outside of recommended guidelines.

Long-acting reversible contraceptives: New evidence to support clinical practice

This article compares intrauterine devices now available in Australia to support informed patient choice.

Management of heavy menstrual bleeding in Australian general practice: An analysis of BEACH data

This study provides insights into the management of heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) prior to the release of the HMB clinical care standard.

Patient-delivered partner therapy: One option for management of sexual partner(s) of a patient diagnosed with a chlamydia infection

Partner management is key to reducing transmission and a cornerstone of best practice chlamydia management.

New best practice guidance for general practice to reduce chlamydia-associated reproductive complications in women

There is now global recognition of the importance of enhanced chlamydia case management to reduce the risk of repeat infection and minimise harms of pelvic inflammatory disease.

Teenage pregnancy

Adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes can be ameliorated through antenatal and postnatal care that attends to the special needs of this group.