ICU and HIV
Feb 20, 2008
If you working in a health care sector and HIV+, does working in ICU where there is high rate of infection incease chances reduced immune system. should I consider a change in carrer, I am an ICU RN. Thnx
Response from Dr. Young
Working in an ICU does not, per se, cause any problems with your immune system. Because of your HIV status, it is a good time to review the usual and customary infection control and contact precaution measures.
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