Chapter 11. Cervical Screening and HPV Vaccines

  1. Kathy French RN, Cert Ed, BSc (Hons), MPhil, PG Dip, PhD member Sexual Health Adviser
  1. Kathy French RN, Cert Ed, BSc (Hons), MPhil, PG Dip, PhD member Sexual Health Adviser

Published Online: 30 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322569.ch11

Sexual Health

Sexual Health

How to Cite

French, K. (2009) Cervical Screening and HPV Vaccines, in Sexual Health (ed K. French), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322569.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Royal College of Nursing, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Royal College of Nursing, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168311

Online ISBN: 9781444322569

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Keywords:

  • cervical screening and HPV vaccines;
  • cervical screening and national programme;
  • human papillomavirus (HPV) - sexually transmitted virus, cause of cervical cancers;
  • 10 principles for screening;
  • screening - confused with tests for ‘cancer’;
  • National Coordinating Network for NHSCSP;
  • cervical screening programmes;
  • NICE - traditional smear test replaced by liquid-based cytology (LBC);
  • positive results to Trichomonas vaginalis and SAI screening, a must;
  • new HPV vaccination and reduced incidences of cervical cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Background to the Programme

  • Principles of Screening

  • Vaccination Against Cervical Cancer

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading

  • Useful Websites