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A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Point-of-Care HIV Testing Alongside People who were Tested while in a Correctional Facility or at a BathhouseDownload
With a call to increase the accessibility of HIV testing in Canada, point-of-care testing for HIV is being readily adopted. The World Health Organization (WHO, 2012) outlines the importance of protecting the human rights of those being tested through ensuring: informed consent, confidentiality,...
The infrastructure necessary to support diagnostic and pathogen-detection processes does not exist in some regions of the world that need it most. Access to fast, inexpensive and portable diagnostic infrastructure could be a solution to this problem. Next generation lab-on-chip (LOC) systems that...
Treatment of Adolescent Alcohol Misuse and Clinician Acceptance of Technology-facilitated Care in the Emergency DepartmentDownload
Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) is the recommended approach for clinicians to use with adolescent patients with suspected alcohol-related problems. Although the emergency department (ED) is an opportune setting for early identification of alcohol misuse, SBIRT is...