Emergency department patient acceptance of opt-in, universal, rapid HIV screening.

@article{Merchant2008EmergencyDP,
  title={Emergency department patient acceptance of opt-in, universal, rapid HIV screening.},
  author={Roland C Merchant and George R. Seage and Kenneth H. Mayer and Melissa A. Clark and Victor DeGruttola and Bruce M. Becker},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={123 Suppl 3},
  pages={
          27-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVES We assessed emergency department (ED) patient acceptance of opt-in, rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening and identified demographic characteristics and HIV testing-history factors associated with acceptance of screening. METHODS A random sample of 18- to 55-year-old ED patients was offered rapid HIV screening. Patient acceptance or decline of screening and the reasons for acceptance or decline were analyzed with multivariable regression models. Odds ratios (ORs) with… CONTINUE READING
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