The essentials of HIV test counseling

September 1993
Patient Care;9/15/1993, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p23
Academic Journal
Gives advice on HIV pre- and post-test counseling. Risk assessment; Education counseling on safe sex practices; Drug treatment; Legal implications of a positive HIV-test result; Importance of a face-to-face discussion; Difference between HIV and AIDS infection; Assessment for depression and suicidal ideation; Notification of sexual and needle-sharing partners; Importance of contraception for women of childbearing age; Financial resources and opt


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