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Recommending serologic HIV testing for the dental patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8634164     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article provides information for dental clinicians to enable them to make appropriate recommendations to patients needing HIV antibody testing. Information concerning serologic tests for HIV, the decision to/not to test, characteristics of the compassionate HIV counselor, pre-test and posttest counseling are detailed. Competence and confidence in addressing these issues is imperative for the dental clinician.
T S Tilliss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of dentistry     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0894-8275     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Dent     Publication Date:  1995 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-07-10     Completed Date:  1996-07-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8806701     Medline TA:  Am J Dent     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-6     Citation Subset:  D; X    
Department of Dental Hygiene, University of Colorado School of Dentistry, Denver 80262, USA.
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MeSH Terms
AIDS Serodiagnosis / psychology*
Dentist-Patient Relations*
Dentists / psychology
HIV Seropositivity / diagnosis*,  psychology
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Saliva / virology

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