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Healthcare Providers Right To Decline Hiv Positive Patients

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Ethics on Health Care Worker disclosing patients HIV status

Can a health care worker disclose the status of clients HIV status to a third person, to protect that person from harm?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...treating MD. The law varies by state, so make sure you know the law in your state. In most states, the only person to whom the health care provider can disclose is the spouse. I suggest you double-check this with the legal services branch of your... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall,... 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
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Czech Patient Group Calls for Mandatory HIV Testing Among Health Professionals

...Doctors' Chamber, Milan Kubek, said the proposal for mandatory testing is "outrageous," adding, "It is impossible to demand that medical personnel undergo testing on the mandatory basis." Kubek also said that mandatory testing could be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vermont House Approves Bill Informing Medical Personnel of Patient HIV/Hep Status

... The state House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow medical personnel and first responders who come in contact with patients blood or other bodily fluids to be informed if the patient had hepatitis 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...protective practices and personal protective equipment to prevent HIV and other blood-borne infections), protects patients as well as health care providers from possible HIV transmission in medical and dental offices and hospitals. For more... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...Home / News / Nation 4 patients get HIV from organ donor Email|Print| Text size ? + By Lindsey Tanner AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007 CHICAGO --A troubling Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...of development, vigor and wealth, Kiev is also a troubled place. In my work as part of an international effort to train HIV health care providers in Kiev, I often see first-hand many of the difficulties that roil beneath the surface of this... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »