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Disclosure Of Sensitive Patient Material Such As For Hiv

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HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Alabama Gal,This is a complex topic. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses disclosure laws in greater detail.Dr. Bobhiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)Jul 2, 2008 Hi Bob, l recently tested positive to hiv and l am a... Read more »

disclose is the law (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

hi, i agree with the other poster we all should disclose to someone you are going to have relations... Read more »

HIV+ / HIV- Reading Materials?

Hello and thank you for reading this. I have been HIV+ for ten years, have remained healthy, my... Read more »

Female Patients' Stigma, Disclosure Concerns Reduce Their Access to HIV and TB Care in Africa, Study Shows

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 a study he presented at IAS 2009. I'm... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwean Hospitals Lack Lab Materials for HIV Testing

The lack of lab chemicals is making it hard for public hospitals in Zimbabwe to conduct HIV tests, according to the state-run Herald newspaper. At Chitungwiza General Hospital, a large public hospital about 12 miles from Harare, a "critical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Librarians in Los Angeles, San Francisco Catalogue HIV/AIDS Materials

Librarians in Los Angeles and San Francisco have finished cataloguing hundreds of thousands of HIV/AIDS documents and have made the documents available to the public, the Los Angeles Times reports. The ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archive s... Read more »

Overcoming Treatment Challenges in the Treatment-Experienced Patient With HIV

ACTIVITY LINKS Activity Home Page Required Materials Accreditation Info Learning Objectives Instructions for Credit Faculty Disclosures Privacy Policy This CME activity is provided by OA Education. This program... Read more »
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HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process... Read more »

HIV Disclosure, "The Conversation"

Posted by TheConversation
I'm writing a book and doing a video documentary on the subject of "The Conversation" that everyone with HIV has when they disclose their HIV status. I'm looking for people from every race, age, nationality, and background; including those that are... Read more »

HIV Disclosure in the Military

Posted by TheConversation, 2 Replies
I was in the Air Force, was openly gay (I have to admit that I had a great General who told everyone to leave me alone because I did the greatest work for him), but I'll further admit that there was a lot of fear about being gay in the Military. I... Read more »

I'm HIV+ and doing a Master's thesis on disclosure

Posted by Dolbylife
Hi everyone,

I know first-hand how difficult life is with HIV. I was diagnosed in 2004, on Valentines day of all days, and I have since decided to focus my studies on how HIV is communicated to the individual, the public, and the effects of these... Read more »