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Caseworker For Hiv Patients

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HIV+ Caseworker

I have been HIV+ for over 17 years. Viral Load is non-detectible and CD4 is around 300. I have an opportunity to become a HIV Caseworker for a large HIV medical facility. I would only interview patients, no contact other than that of regular office...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would not be too worried other than some common sense awareness about TB risks (true for all health care workers). I have dozens of HIV+ patients who are health care workers who do fine in their jobs and have become ill from interacting with... Read more »

HIV+ Caseworker

I have been HIV+ for over 17 years. Viral Load is non-detectible and CD4 is around 300. I have... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: Effort Supports HIV/AIDS Patients While Promoting Safe Sex

The St. Louis Effort for AIDS (EFA) provides free, confidential HIV testing and treatment referral to residents in the seven-county metropolitan area. Data from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services show the region reported 258... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients Appear More Likely Than HIV-Monoinfected Patients to Develop Insulin Resistance After Initiating HAART

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Diabetes Risk Appears Lower for HIV-Infected Patients Than Uninfected Patients

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of the study he presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use, Sexual Activity, Patient-Provider Communication, and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Infected Patients in Care, San Francisco, 2004-2006

"While numerous studies examine methamphetamine use and associated risky sexual behaviors in HIV-uninfected individuals, few studies have surveyed HIV-infected individuals in the health care setting," the authors wrote. To assess the frequency and... Read more »
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need to find a new caseworker

Posted by Anonymous
At the beginning of May the United Way decided not to fund The Aids Task Force Regional Cooraperative, located in Lima, OH. the place that we are supposted to go now is at one of the doctors offices that specializes in HIV/AIDS. The only problem is... Read more »

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 »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 2 Replies
Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
From: akumar

My dear Brothers & Sisters,

Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.

I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »

RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients

Posted by Anonymous
To Whom It May Concern:

RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients

On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our upcoming research undertaking. We are conducting an important study among... Read more »