Couple-oriented prenatal HIV counseling for HIV primary prevention: an acceptability study
- Antenatal HIV testing: Current problems, future solutions. Survey of uptake in one London hospital. Duffy, Teresa A.; Wolfe, Charles D.A.; Varden, Claire; Kennedy, Jane; Chrystie, Ian I.; Banatvala, Jangu E. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p270
Describes the uptake of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing of pregnant women in London, England between 1991 and 1996. Findings of a survey of 780 women; Discussion of the results of the survey; Need for multidisciplinary research.
- Evidence-based guidelines for universal counselling and offering of HIV testing in pregnancy in Canada. Samson, Lindy; King, Susan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/02/98, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p1449
Presents a study that has the goal of providing Canadian health care workers with evidence-based guidelines for universal counseling about HIV testing. The offering of such testing to all pregnant women; Options; Outcomes; Evidence; Benefits; Harms; Costs; Recommendations; Validation.
- Acceptance of HIV Testing During Prenatal Care. Fernandez, M. Isabel; Wilson, Tracey E.; Ethier, Kathleen A.; Walter, Emmanual B.; Gay, Caryl L.; Moore, Jan // Public Health Reports;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 115 Issue 5, p460
Assesses the factors associated with acceptance of HIV testing during pregnancy on the part of women receiving prenatal care at public clinics in Florida, Connecticut and New York City. Guidelines for HIV testing issued by the United States Public Health Service for pregnant women; Factors...
- Antenatal HIV testing: What now? Noone, Ahilya; Goldberg, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/17/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7092, p1429
Editorial. Focuses on the British health department's policy of encouraging obstetric units to offer HIV testing services to pregnant women. Importance of determining a pregnant woman's HIV status early in her pregnancy; Difficulties in implementing antenatal HIV testing.
- Antenatal counseling on breastfeeding -- is it adequate? A descriptive study from Pondicherry, India. Dhandapany, Gunasekaran; Bethou, Adhisivam; Arunagirinathan, Arulkumaran; Ananthakrishnan, Shanthi // International Breastfeeding Journal;2008, Vol. 3, Special section p1
Background: Antenatal counseling on breastfeeding and postnatal lactation support are likely to improve rates of exclusive breastfeeding. This descriptive study was undertaken to assess whether antenatal visits were utilized for promotion of exclusive breastfeeding in addition to the routine...
- Prenatal Discussion of HIV Testing and Maternal HIV Testing--14 States, 1996-1997. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/21/1999, Vol. 48 Issue 19, p401
Analyzes the results of a survey from 1996 to 1997 on HIV counseling and testing in pregnant women. Agencies involved; Survey methods; Percentage of pregnant mothers who recall discussing HIV testing with their health-care provider.
- Representaciones sociales del proceso salud-enfermedad bucal en madres gestantes de una poblaciÃ³n urbana. MedellÃn, Colombia. Escobar-Paucar, Gloria; Sosa-Palacio, Catalina; Burgos-Gil, Luz María // Salud PÃºblica de MÃ©xico;jan2010, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p46
Objective. To understand social representations of oral health-disease among pregnant mothers. Material and Methods. A qualitative study was conducted for which 28 pregnant adult women were interviewed who attended a prenatal program at a health institution in the city of MedellÃn, Colombia...
- Perceived risks and benefits of HIV testing, and predictors of acceptance of HIV counselling and testing among pregnant women in Zimbabwe. Martin-Herz, Susanne P.; Shetty, Avinash K.; Bassett, Mary T.; Ley, Catherine; Mhazo, Miriam; Moyo, Sostain; Herz, Arnd M.; MKatzenstein, David // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Dec2006, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p835
This project evaluated perceived risks and benefits and determined predictors of acceptance of voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT) among pregnant women in Zimbabwe. One hundred and seventy pregnant women attending an urban antenatal clinic were surveyed. Implications of a negative or...
- HIV Testing Among U.S. Women During Prenatal Care: Findings from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth. Anderson, John E.; Sansom, Stephanie // Maternal & Child Health Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p413
Objectives: To measure progress toward the US Public Health Service recommended goal that HIV screening be part of the routine battery of prenatal tests for all pregnant women, using data from a nationally-representative reproductive health survey. Methods: Data from the 2002 National Survey of...