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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Electronic Medical Records Cut Medication Errors for HIV Hospital Patients

Researchers at IDWeek 2012 have stated that the use of electronic medical records (EMR) technology has reduced medication errors among hospitalized HIV patients from 16 percent to 1.1 percent, a 93 percent reduction. Jean Lee, Pharm.D., clinical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Hospitals Begin Testing Pregnant Women for HIV; 20% of Women at One Hospital Opt Out of Test

Singapore hospitals on Dec. 8 began voluntary HIV testing for pregnant women, but so far 20% of pregnant women at Kandang Kerbau Women's and Children's Hospital have opted out of testing, Singapore's Straits Times reports (Khalik, Straits Times... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007†

Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations estimated from hospital discharges during 1997-2007 with any-listed HIV/AIDS diagnoses codes 042 and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV+ EMS/hospital employees

I have read through the other questions, didn't find my answer. My question is I know that the EMS agency and hospital I applied to both require a baseline medical exam that includes an HIV test. That being said, based on ADA laws can I be...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Under ADA, you cannot be required to take a pre-employment exam until a formal job offer has been made. The exam cannot derail the hiring process provided it shows you are able to perform the job duties, despite any medical conditions discovered.... Read more »

HIV+ working in Hospital

Dr. Dr Breuer,My cousin is Hiv positive, she's in good health right now. Her therapy includes sustiva and combivir. Her Viral load before taking the therapy was about 6,000 and her CD4 was about 450. She's only been taking the meds. for...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
The risks to someone with HIV of all the stuff you can encounter in a hospital vary with viral load and CD4 count. I assume that your cousin's physician knows her occupation and takes it into consideration. At her CD4 count (and I am NOT a... Read more »

HIV transmission in hospital

I'm a dental student and one day I was assisting the doctor.. after the procedure while washing my hands i realized that I had a small cut on my finger.. it was not bleeding but slightly red and burning.. what is the risk of HIV transmission?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It doesn't sound like your skin was <i>open</i> (you'd generally bleed in a situation like that). For HIV to transmit there needs to be HIV+ body fluid leaving someone's body and going directly... Read more »

Risk of exposure in hospitals, hiv clinics etc.

Dear Dr. Bob, I had not been tested for HIV in about 10 years, so I went and got tested at my local AIDS clinic last week (thought it would be a good idea from previous unprotected sex, and it was negative). However, later that day I started getting...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The chance of your acquiring HIV from the activities you describe is the same as my chance of becoming President, and having a Dick like Cheney as Vice, i.e. beyond nonexistent! End of story!Stay well. (Yes, you are indeed well.)Dr. Bob... Read more »
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My brother is in the hospital

Posted by Anonymous
My brother's struggles

My brother has AIDS. He is 35 years old and is currently in the
hospital. He was just diagnosed with MAC. I have no idea what
exactly this entails, and neither does he. HE is scared as is my
entire family. He is in the... Read more »

Fiance in the hospital with PCP

Posted by schedir81, 4 Replies
Hello, I just brought my girl to the hospital today and she is being treated for pcp. She stopped taking her meds around 3 to four years ago after an incident in her life threw her in complete denial.

She was afraid of me leaving her and for not... Read more »

Just out of hospital and still Ill!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was admitted to hospital on 12-21 and they administered antibiotics while in hospital. They gave me Levaquin IV and breathing treatments due to severe shortness of breath.
I was discharged the next day on 12-22.
On 12-23, I had a severe breathing... Read more »

I was born in 1984, at a hospital that later was

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
found to have used infected blood in transfusions. I was a premie, and had heath complications. I have type 0 blood. I was tested for HIV when I was somewhere between the age of 4 months and four years (my mom told me, but i've forgotten when).... Read more »