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Patients more likely to accept ‘opt-out’ HIV screening in ED than other testing offers, study finds

Opt-out consent appeared to be the best of the 3 approaches in terms of overall acceptance, even in patients who were most at-risk, supporting the use of this kind of consent even in settings that use targeted screening, according to an editorial.
26 Jan 2016

Integrating routine HIV screening into practice

Routine screening has 2 main benefits: diagnosing HIV infection before patients become symptomatic and have lost the bulk of their immune system and preventing HIV transmission.
1 Sep 2016

Task Force issues HIV screening recommendations

All adolescents and adults age 15 to 65 should be screened for HIV infection, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said.
30 Apr 2013

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for positive HIV test

A 35-year-old man undergoes follow-up evaluation for a positive HIV screening test obtained 3 days ago. He is ready to start treatment. HIV testing 1 year ago was negative. He takes no medications. The physical examination is normal. Following immunoassays, what is the most appropriate treatment?
12 Jul 2022

Managing HIV with testing, prevention

Antiretroviral therapy has made an impact in treating HIV, but preexposure prophylaxis has created a huge opportunity in preventing infection, with internists poised to play a role.
1 Mar 2020

Call for public comment on Women's Preventive Services Initiative recommendations

Topics include screening for cervical cancer, counseling for sexually transmitted infections, HIV screening, contraception and contraceptive counseling, breastfeeding services and supplies, screening for interpersonal and domestic violence, well-woman preventive visits, and breast cancer screening for average-risk women.
13 Sep 2016

Who loses if Obamacare is repealed? Just about everyone

Republican congressional leaders are beginning the process of enacting legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in stages, using a process that has been called repeal, delay, and replace.
1 Feb 2017

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends PrEP for HIV in high-risk patients

The Grade A recommendation was based on a systematic review of the literature that looked at the benefits of PrEP with oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate monotherapy or combined tenofovir disoproxil and emtricitabine.
18 Jun 2019

Make path to health one of least resistance

Behavioral economics explains why patients sacrifice their long-term health for short term rewards, and suggests ways that internists can easily convince them to change.
1 May 2008

HIV reduction efforts should target risky behaviors

MKSAP Quiz: daily cough without specific triggers
21 Dec 2010

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