Tool to offer fast help for HIV exposure
A new computer application allows emergency room doctors throughout New York State to quickly access concise guidelines for starting prompt drug treatment that can reduce the risk of becoming infected with AIDS. The guidelines come in the form of a widget developed by a team of doctors from St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan with financing from the state's AIDS Institute. The widgets were initially given to more than 200 emergency departments and will be distributed more widely over time.
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