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Guidelines Of Hiv Positive Health Care Professionals

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...Occupational HIV Transmission to Healthcare Personnel ." Although the most important strategy for reducing the risk of occupational HIV transmission is to prevent occupational exposures, plans for postexposure management of health care personnel should be in place. For guidelines on management of occupational exposure, refer to the June 29, 2001, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, " Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the...
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing venture are quick to remind their patients that it is... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing venture are quick to remind their patients that it is... Read more »

I have started to reach out to others (FALSE POSITIVE PCR)

I have been reading your outstanding outlook on HIV and AID since my big "egg donor/pcr false + test" and I began to look for others who need guidance. I go on Yahoo answers now for HIV related questions. As I have always been a big std/sexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Amanda,I think you will be a wonderfully compassionate and effective health care professional. I'm delighted to have you onboard the HIV/AIDS-awareness team!Be well. Continue to spread the truth about HIV/AIDS. Together Read more »

Safe sex (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)

My questions are: Is it advisable for couple on medication with cd4 above 150 to have unprotected sex cos we want to have baby? Does protected sex have any negative effect on anyone already on medication? Apart from condoms, are there any other form...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pregnancy and after delivery. Professional counseling before pregnancy can also be extremely helpful. Working closely with her healthcare provider, an HIV-positive women and her partner can learn a great deal about the risks and benefits... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Health-Care Worker Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis

... Note: The guidelines have been revised; for the updated guidelines in PDF format, click here . Contributors Summary Introduction Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

ILO, WHO to Develop Guidelines for Protecting Safety of Health Care Workers Involved in HIV/AIDS Fight

...Health Organization on Tuesday began a three-day meeting in Geneva to develop new guidelines aimed at protecting the safety of health care workers involved in fighting HIV/AIDS, Xinhuanet reports. The guidelines will offer specific ways to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...to review an outline of proposed recommendations. In November 2005, CDC convened a meeting of researchers, representatives of professional health-care provider organizations, clinicians, persons living with HIV, and representatives from community... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...HumanServices (DHHS), has put together a set of HIV treatment guidelines. Theguidelines provide a lot of useful information to help health care providersand HIV+ people make decisions about when to start, when to stop, and when tochange HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...helplessness, and dependence upon the care of others. We are 'People With AIDS.'" The statement includes a list of recommendations for health care providers and others on how to treat people with AIDS. The list becomes known as "The Denver... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be 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 »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...essential. This involves ensuring the provision of comprehensive and sustainable care and support to PLWAs is in line with MOH guidelines. The COP/RW will be required to collaborate with other in-country organizations undertaking similar work, in... Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...doctors at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums. It raises some interesting -- and disturbing -- questions about the persistence of HIV and stigma in the United States. What's your opinion? Q: Do all HIVers deserve care? Dec 9, 2007 Going... Read more »