Published in AIDS Weekly, September 11th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Annals of Emergency Medicine, "Multiple barriers to traditional pretest HIV counseling make HIV testing difficult to accomplish in the emergency department setting in off hours.
"This study compares the educational effectiveness of a 10-minute pretest counseling video with the usual practice of a session with an HIV counselor. This was a prospective randomized controlled trial of adult patients presenting to the urgent care area of a busy inner-city hospital."
"Patients either viewed an...
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