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Erectile Dysfunction or impotence is described as the inability to achieve and maintain a penile erection to permit satisfactory sexual intercourse. Prevalence of erectile dysfunction amounts to 20-30% of the general male population in western industrialised countries. This short course will provide you with a quick revision of the condition and is suitable for any non specialist healthcare professional that deals with men with erectile dysfunction.
By the end of this course you will understand:
- What erectile dysfunction is and how a penile erection is achieved and maintained.
- The causes of erectile dysfunction.
- The association between erectile dysfunction and the development of coronary artery disease.
- Treatments available for erectile dysfunction.