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Comparison of patient comprehension of rapid HIV pre-test fundamentals by information delivery format in an emergency department setting

Roland C Merchant123*, Erin M Gee1, Melissa A Clark2, Kenneth H Mayer24, George R Seage3 and Victor G DeGruttola5

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

2 Department of Community Health, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

3 Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

4 Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

5 Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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BMC Public Health 2007, 7:238  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-238

Published: 12 September 2007

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Additional file 1:

Development of the rapid HIV testing video, "Do you know about rapid HIV testing?". This manuscript provides a detailed summary of the development of the rapid HIV testing video, "Do you know about rapid HIV testing?"

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Development of the "HIV pre-test information" questionnaire. This manuscript provides a detailed summary of the development of the "HIV pre-test information" questionnaire used for this trial.

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