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Anatomy Of Hiv

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Anatomy Lab HIV (HIV FROM CADAVER OR CORPSE, 2011)

Is it possible to get HIV from puncture by clavicle in a cadaver? Not sure how long the cadaver had been deceased but we were 1 month into anatomy. The clavicle had been cut a week before....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Relax Max! Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q206054.html">HIV and Cadaver Lab? Jan 8, 2010</a>... Read more »

Are armpit nodes part of normal anatomy?

You say that arm pit and groin pit nodes are very common. Deep in one of my armpits I can feel... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survey Shows "Grey's Anatomy" Viewers Gained HIV Knowledge

Many viewers of an episode of ABC's prime-time medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" that included a story about mother-to-child HIV transmission gained awareness of the issue, according to a survey released on Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation , ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Three-Course Meal -- 1. Appetizer: You, Food and HIV

Why This Guide Is Important For You The saying goes: You are what you eat. The good news is that nutrition is in your hands -- and in your mouth. Good nutrition can keep you healthy and decrease your chances of getting other chronic diseases.... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV 101: Essential Elements of Standard Precautions in the Correctional Setting

Hand washing Hands should be washed after touching any body fluids, after removing gloves, and between patient contacts. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) PPE should be readily accessible in all patient care areas, housing units,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Paying for Your Meds: It Doesn't Have to Break the Bank

Let's face it, HIV medications are expensive, even for those with health insurance. Fortunately, financial assistance is available to help cover some, if not all, of the costs associated with treating HIV. The last thing anyone needs to worry about... Read more »
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6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to the toilet to rinse my mouth after my meal. I squirted some "hand-soap" from the dispenser, rinsed my hand and filled my mouth with tap water. After spitting, I raised my head &amp; found someone's blood (certainly not mine) mixed with... Read more »

HIV Care and Prevention: YOUR HELP NEEDED!

Posted by HIVPREV1
I write you on behalf of Face to Face. Face to Face is a dynamic HIV Care/Prevention agency located in Sonoma County California.

It has been a very hard year for HIV Care and Prevention providers. There have been unprecedented cuts in Federal,... Read more »

Support HIV Care and Prevention

Posted by HIVPREV1
I write you on behalf of Face to Face. Face to Face is a dynamic HIV Care/Prevention agency located in Sonoma County California.

It has been a very hard year for HIV Care and Prevention providers. There have been unprecedented cuts in Federal,... Read more »