Optimizing Strategies for Universal HIV Testing (The USHER Trial)

Status: Completed
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Intervention Type: Behavioral
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Not Applicable
SUMMARY

This study will compare the effectiveness of two different approaches to providing routine HIV counseling, testing, and referral services in an urban hospital emergency department setting.

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 18
Healthy Volunteers: No
View:

• Waiting to receive care in the Brigham and Women's Hospital emergency room

• English- or Spanish-speaking

• Enters the emergency room when an HIV counselor is available

Locations
United States
Massachusetts
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston
Time Frame
Start Date: February 2007
Completion Date: July 2008
Participants
Target number of participants: 4855
Treatments
Experimental: Counselor-based HIV screening
Active Comparator: Emergency staff member-based HIV screening
Related Therapeutic Areas
Sponsors
Collaborators: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Leads: Massachusetts General Hospital

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