The syndromic approach to STD case management includes a
comprehensive public health approach to patient care. In addition to diagnosis
and treatment, comprehensive case management includes partner treatment, health
education, and condom education, promotion and distribution. To remind health
care workers of these aspects of case management, short messages could be added
to the flowchart as shown in Figure 8.
· Counsel regarding sexual risk
· Review compliance with treatment
· Promote condom use
· Encourage partner notification and partner treatment.