prevention counseling

prevention counseling

AIDS Advising Pts on the risk of HIV infection and developing a plan to ↓ that risk for them and their partners
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Managed care organizations and other health care institutions have not fully codified injury prevention counseling into clinical workflow and electronic medical records to improve the delivery of injury prevention services.
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Prevention counseling takes back seat in many HIV clinics
Predictor variables and outcome measures were chosen based on prior literature on predictors of physician prevention counseling, with particular attention to variables that would allow us to address our primary question of the relationship between personal and clinical prevention practices.
Although we recruited both advance practice clinicians and physicians, we selected twice as many advance practice clinicians because they provide the majority of prevention counseling.
Prevention counseling should not be required with HIV diagnostic testing or as part of HIV screening programs in health-care settings.
The most recent guidelines call for the following: incorporating nontargeted opt-out rapid HIV screening (that is, performing rapid HIV testing on all patients unless they specifically decline) into routine medical practice, integrating informed consent for HIV testing into the general medical consent (previously, separate informed consent had been standard), and uncoupling prevention counseling from HIV testing (that is, instead of providing prevention counseling in all cases, prevention counseling is now only recommended for all patients who test positive for HIV infection) (CDC, 2006).
Prevention counseling is also important, they said.
Paquette, director of the NeighborWorks Home Ownership Center in Worcester, which provides foreclosure prevention counseling, said it is reassuring to have Congress pressing lenders to work with distressed homeowners when it takes so long to reach resolution.
Results demonstrate up to a 90 percent reduction in the likelihood that an HIV-positive husband will infect his or her partner if the infected person is receiving prevention counseling services and antiretroviral drug treatment.

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