What is included in patient education about rapid HIV testing?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Jacob D Isserman, MD; Chief Editor: Steven C Dronen, MD, FAAEM  more...
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Provide frank, complete, nonjudgmental information on the routes of transmission. Teach HIV-infected patients how to minimize the risk to others.

For patient education information, see the Sexual Health Center, Rapid HIV Test, and HIV/AIDS.

For more information, see the CDC guidelines for HIV Infection: detection, counseling, and referral and revised recommendations for HIV testing of adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings.

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