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Hiv Infected Health Care Workers

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any web sites for health care workers on infection control and hiv

Are there any web sites on hiv and infection control. I am a nurse trying to educate nursing assistants on standard precautions. They are having a hard time with this and I looking for help!
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...A few good suggestions for Infection Control would be:Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP)http://www.osap.orgHIVdenthttp://www.hivdent.org/infctl/office.htm and of course the CDC websiteI hope this information proves helpful!DR Read more »

Universal health care (HEALTH CARE REFORM, 2009)

Not a question, but a comment on a previous one.I live in the UK whose National Health Service has... Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Trial of Health Care Workers Who Allegedly Infected Children With HIV May End Soon

...The Libyan trial of six Bulgarian health care workers charged with deliberately infecting 400 children with HIV through contaminated blood products may end soon, BBC New Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Ongoing Case of Health Care Workers Accused of Intentionally Infecting Libyan Children With HIV

...The New York Times on Sunday examined the ongoing trial of one Palestinian and six Bulgarian health care workers who are accused of intentionally infecting hundreds of children with HIV. More than 400 children in Libya contracted Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

E.U. Asks Libyan Leader Kadafi to Release Bulgarian Health Care Workers on Trial for Allegedly Infecting Children With HIV

...Bulgaria on Tuesday thanked the European Union for asking Libyan Leader Moammar Kadafi to release six Bulgarian health care workers who are on trial for allegedly deliberately infecting more than 400 children with HIV through contaminated blood... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State Department Reiterates Call for Libya to Free Health Care Workers Accused of Infecting Children With HIV

...(Associated Press, 10/13). IHT Examines Case History The International Herald Tribune on Friday examined the history of the health care workers' case. "For seven years, the nurses' plight has simmered on the back burner of international... Read more »
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PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...and tattooing may increase the risk of HIV exposure. Occupational exposure is a possible but rare source of HIV infection in health care workers. Diagnosing Acute HIV Infection Blood taken during the acute phase of HIV infection (days to weeks... Read more »

you can get health care even if you have aids/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...there is finally a company that offers health care for anyone even if you aids or hiv. you can have a history of stock or heart attack and still get this coverage. they pay up Read more »

HIV Health care in UK

Posted by Eje, 2 Replies
I will be going to the UK in september for my masters and would like to get some to get my drugs from,any body know where? Read more »