lcp
We have detected you are using Internet Explorer. To provide the best and most secure experience, please use a modern browser as we do not support Internet Explorer.

Erectile Dysfunction: Clinical Summary Guide

04 August 2022 - Medcast Medical Education Team

Often primary care is the first point of contact for men with erectile dysfunction (ED) and General practitioners (GPs) are key to the early diagnosis and treatment 2.  ED is a treatable condition but is often not well managed which can result in negative impacts on the well-being of men and their partners.

ED is often associated with chronic diseases and as a result the evaluation of ED is an opportunity for patient education, the discussion of lifestyle interventions and the investigation of other comorbidities.

This clinical summary guide, produced by Health Male, has information about the GP’s role in the management of ED including clinical assessment and management approaches. It also provides guidance on referral pathways to other specialists.

View and download the guide here.


Free webinar:

For more information join us for a free webinar from Healthy Male, where the expert panel will talk about the benefits of biopsychosocial approach to the management of ED. Read more and enrol here.



References:

  1. Montorsi F, Adaikan G, Becher E, et al. Summary of the recommendations on sexual dysfunctions in men. J Sex Med 2010;7(11):3572–88. Search PubMed
  2. Much more than prescribing a pill – Assessment and treatment of erectile dysfunction by the general practitioner

https://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2017/september/much-more-than-prescribing-a-pill.

 

 

Medcast Medical Education Team
Medcast Medical Education Team

The Medcast medical education team is a group of highly experienced, practicing GPs, health professionals and medical writers.

Get Medcast Plus

Become a member and get unlimited access to 100s of hours of premium education.

Learn more
Latest News
Optimising paediatric Eczema Care: A Nurses’ Guide
Brand icon

Explore essential strategies and insights for managing paediatric eczema effectively in this guide. From daily skincare routines to addressing common triggers and mental health considerations, empower families with the knowledge and tools to improve their child's quality of life.

5 mins READ
Men’s health behaviours - Clinical opal

Gender influences individuals’ health behaviours and their use of health services. This translates into a high burden of disease in males due to the contribution of modifiable risk factors. Helping men understand how their behaviour influences their health, and what they can do to change it, may help them to live longer, healthier lives.

5 mins READ
Medcast Partners with the University of Wollongong to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Medcast is thrilled to announce a new collaboration with the University of Wollongong’s Graduate School of Medicine. The $2.7M MRFF grant focuses on reducing the inappropriate prescription of antibiotics, a key factor in the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).