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(Background), noun account, adventures, all aspects, all sides, delineation, depiction, each and every deeail, entire universe, epic, events, exposition, facts, information, intelligence, narrative, recapitulation, recital, record, representation, retelling, review, saga, series of incidents, story, summary

history

(Past), noun annals, archives, bygone era, chronicle, days of old, earlier point in time, historical times, old days, prior point in time, prior time, record, schedule, the past, times gone by, tradition, yesterday
Associated concepts: Legal history
See also: account, ancestry, bloodline, calendar, common knowledge, narrative, record, report, story

HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

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Once the full sexual history is complete and everyone is satisfied that an appropriate understanding with risk assessment has been reached, the next steps fall within the actual physical exam, all to build on prevention or restoring one's assets.
Attorney General Jeremy Wright, QC, previously expressed his "concern" on the subject and suggested the law and guidance around the admission of a complainant's sexual history could be reformed.
A spokeswoman for Women Against Rape said: "If sexual history as used in the Evans case is used more, the conviction rate for rape will go even further down, so rapists will assume even more that they can get away with it.
The court allowed her to be questioned about her sexual history with evidence from two men who claimed to have had sex with her around the same time.
Key findings and recommendations for sensitive sexual history taking to identify GLBQ youth based upon the review of the literature are outlined in Table 2.
Prior to the introduction of rape shield laws, evidence of sexual history and predisposition was not only freely admissible, but encouraged.
Sexual history, like family history, is composed of paragraphs written by institutional staff members and recorded on the presentation summaries.
bars, to determine their drinking habits and recent sexual history.
SEXUAL HISTORY AND FOLLOW UP: WHAT DRIVES PRACTICE?
This is a difficult topic as contending issues of discomfort and trauma of the exam must be balanced against general population recommendations and personalized care and, frequently, an unreliable sexual history.
The guidance also urges health professionals to identify people at high risk of contracting STIs using their sexual history.
In part because of these concerns, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its sexually transmitted diseases guidelines to include what to ask when taking a sexual history to screen for disease.