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  1. Impact of Counseling in Voluntary Counseling and Testing Programs for Persons at Risk for or Living with HIV Infection, David Holtgrave & Jean McGuire, 45 Clinical Infectious Diseases S240 (2007)

    In light of the 2006 CDC guidelines that encourage less counseling before and after HIV testing, this article's authors reviewed the evidence regarding voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) to determine the value of pre-and post-test HIV counseling ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/6/2019 1:32pm

  2. Costs and Consequences of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Recommendations for Opt-out HIV testing, David R. Holtgrave, PLoS Medicine (2007)

    In this study, Dr. David Holtgrave examines the cost effectiveness of routine “opt-out” HIV testing, the intervention that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends, in terms of dollars spent per HIV infection averted. The CDC r ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/20/2021 1:47pm

  3. The U.S. Anti-Prostitution Pledge: First Amendment Challenges and Public Health Priorities, Nicole Franck Masenior & Chris Beyrer, 4 PLoS Medicine 1158 (2007)

    This article discusses the implications of the U.S. Global AIDS Act of 2003, which requires that all organizations that receive federal AIDS funding have a policy that explicitly opposes prostitution and sex trafficking. This “Prostitution Pledge” has pos ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 4:54pm

  4. Legal and Ethical Implications of Opt-Out HIV Testing, Catherine Hanssens, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2007)

    The 2006 guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that opt-out screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) without written patient consent be part of routine clinical care and imply that state HIV-associated laws in co ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/20/2021 12:35pm

  5. Comparison of Patient Comprehension of Rapid HIV Pre-Test Fundamentals by Information Delivery Format in an Emergency Department Setting, Roland C. Merchant et al., 7 BMC Public Health 238 (2007)

    This paper discusses the results of two trials conducted in emergency rooms to compare patient comprehension of rapid HIV pre-test information using different methods to deliver this information. In one trial, patients received either no pre-test informat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  6. Sex, Drugs, Prisons, and HIV, Susan Okie, 356 New England Journal of Medicine 105 (2007)

    This New England Journal of Medicine article examines many of the facts, perceptions, and proposed solutions to the HIV epidemic--and the behaviors and policies that drive it--occurring behind bars. The prohibition of condom availability, absence of needl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm