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Do Nurses Have Access To Hiv And Other Diseased Blood

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HIV + blood touched

Hello. Im a nurse woriking in an impatient setting. One of the patients I was caring for was HIV + and had Hickman for IV access. I was checking blood return on his Hickman. After I finished, I noticed there was still blood remaining in his catheter...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

Nurse said saliva can transmit HIV now im freaking out...

Hi Dr Bob!Im really hopeing you can answer my question so i can go on living my normal life...I... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...or force you to end your pregnancy. You may want to know more about abortion. You can discuss your options with a doctor or nurse. Some women worry that having an abortion will make it harder to get pregnant again, but most women go on to have... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

Questions and Answers: The ADA and Persons With HIV/AIDS

...accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. Q: Are people with HIV or AIDS protected by the ADA? A: Yes. An individual is considered to have a "disability" if he or she has a... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Life beyond the 'Westerns'

...NNRTI. Open wide and say "Ha!" Is laughter still the best medicine? A small survey of 16 health care workers (mostly professional nurses) at a Zurich-based AIDS hospice indicated such a need to integrate humor not only amongst staff, but... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...me emphasize something. You CAN'T diagnose yourself with lymphadenopathy. That's something for your doctor or an experienced nurse. I used to think that I had swollen lymph nodes in all imaginable places. However, my GP and my nurse have... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...curse me and hopoe another person gets the virus, shame on you man but read what i posted on the sites ok and two women got hiv just by working in there homes from a needle stick iniury and no it wasnt from sex ok so just read Read more »

Time to find a new doctor?

Posted by acriado, 3 Replies
...At a recent visit with my HIV specialist (he is AAHM accredited) I became very upset over certain things he told me regarding my ability to continue receiving Read more »