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Sexual health risk assessment in adolescents and young people

SUZANNE RIX, DANIELLE SAMMUT, RICK VARMA
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Dr Rix is a General Practitioner and Sexual Health Advanced Trainee, Dr Sammut is a General Practitioner and Sexual Health Advanced Trainee, and Dr Varma is a Sexual Health Physician, Staff Specialist and Clinical Services Manager at Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney, NSW.