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Case Management For Hiv And Aids

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Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections

Introduction Opportunistic Infections and HIV Disease Preventing Infections in the First Place Treating Infections as They Occur Preventive Treatment for OIs Maintenance Therapy A Final Word on Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections List of AIDS-Defining OIs from the Centers for Disease Control Introduction HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus ) infects the cells of your body's immune system. It then impairs how...
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Mark Powell, HIV Case Manager

How come HIV does not automatically cross the placenta during pregnancy?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
HIV transmission from a pregnant woman to her baby occurs 25% of the time in a woman not receiving treatment; the virus crosses the placent to infect the fetus 5-8% of the time; the placenta is an effective barrier against many infections, however... Read more »

Worried HIV Case Manager

Dear Dr. Bob,I feel embarrassed to ask this question but I have to. I am a case manager for HIV positive people. I interact with my clients alot. We hold a support group and plan activities together. Part of my job is to also educate the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No reason to be embarrassed about asking a question here! Have you taken a gander at the archives? Absolutely no topic is off limits or out of bounds on this site! After all it's all about life, love, sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll!... Read more »

Relapses in having unsafe sex / Prevention Case Management

I am a gay man. Know all of the dangers of unprotected sex (I am an insertive top), in fact I used to work with People with Aids and saw firsthand of what can happen. Every now and then I just "slip" into someone's ass without a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. The situation you are describing is all too common. Previously, when it came to HIV and STD prevention, we used to just tell a person to practice safer sex, give them a few condoms, then the person would leave and we... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »
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Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Seattle

Posted by Anonymous
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager

Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management services for HIV+ clients in need of HIV risk reduction counseling. This... Read more »

Case Managers NYC

Posted by Anonymous
Case Managers Needed

AIDS Service Center NYC
Provide comprehensive case management services for a team (CM/ACM/CFW) caseload of 30-50 people living with HIV and their family members. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: implementing case... Read more »

Case Management Assistant D.C.

Posted by Anonymous
The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is the premier national organization developing leadership in communities of color to address the issues of HIV/AIDS. If you seek a career dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS in a workplace that values... Read more »

Case Managers st. louis

Posted by Anonymous
Saint Louis Effort For AIDS
Case Managers
Looking for MSW/Similar degree for HIV Case management position. Experience with diverse populations a plus. Please fax/email resume to info listed.

St. Louis , Missouri

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Ann Ritz
Case Management... Read more »