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Hiv Infected Nurses

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgaria Rejects Libya's Proposal to Negotiate Settlement Between Families of HIV-Positive Children, Nurses Convicted of Infecting Them

The Bulgarian government on Tuesday rejected Libyan Foreign Minister Abdelrahman Shalgham's proposal to negotiate a settlement between Bulgaria and the families of the 400 children that five Bulgarian nurses have been convicted of intentionally... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Court Overturns Death Sentences, Orders Retrial of Bulgarian Nurses Accused of Infecting Children With HIV

The Libyan Supreme Court on Dec. 25, 2005, overturned the convictions and ordered a retrial in a lower court of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian physician who were sentenced to death for allegedly infecting more than 400 Libyan children with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

French Attorneys Agree to Represent Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced to Death in Libyan HIV Infection Case

A team of French lawyers from Lawyers Without Borders has agreed to travel to Libya next week to represent five Bulgarian nurses who have been sentenced to death for allegedly intentionally infecting children with HIV, Bulgaria's Justice Minister... Read more »
Ask the Experts

For the guy who was infected by the nurse

Mark, please post, if this nurse truly is responsible she needs to be stopped from doing this to anyone else.For the guy who is now hiv+, you need to first write down an exact account of the incident, fully detailed. You need to bug the hell out of...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
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infected ppd by a nurse???

I was given a ppd by a nurse and did not see where she got needle from, she brought it to my room, stupid, felt like asking her to get new one, but thought I was being paranoid. Now, 4 days later, I have flu-like symptoms, extremely bad cough, chest...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou could have just picked up a cold or other viral infection from your visit or from any other encounter throughout the last few days before you got sick. Just because you had a bad visit would not lend me to think someone would purposely infect... Read more »

Are nurses infecting med students in our campus?

Good morning Dr Barbara McGovern,We had this event in our medical campus in Germany when nurses where taking blood and doing free hcv and hiv tests.My tests were negative but I saw that the nurse was not changing her gloves!!! Is it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not worry at all about this exposure. Best regards,Dr. M... Read more »

NURSE might INFECTED many med studs - BOB's needed. Over 90 med students' common question from Hamburg.

Hello every med stud's role model!:)This is Europe far far away from you, but we hope you remember what it's like here since you're intalian:)We had this event on our campus with free hiv testing done by nurses from one of hospitals...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Euro-Med-Stud,Certainly changing gloves between each test would have been preferable; however, your actual HIV risk from the activity you describe is essentially nonexistent. I do not feel repeat HIV testing is warranted; however, if you're... Read more »
Connect With Others

purposely infected by nurse with dirty needle

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The nurse in my doctor office is a crazy murderer she purposely used a dirty neddle to infect me because I complained to the doctor about her habit not to wear gloves or whash her hands.My test is ready but the specialist has not call back yet ,I... Read more »

Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner

Posted by lostnstl314, 3 Replies
I just found out yesterday that i am positive for hiv. I have never been sick and also have used condoms with previous partners. I am lost for a answer, but honestly cant dwell on why but to move forward. I donated blood and found out that way. I... Read more »

3 months according to NY State Nurses Assoc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The following question and answer is taken from a document available on the New York Sate Nurses Association website ( I know that this document has been referred to before, but I want to share it with newcomers.

The document on the... Read more »

nursing student needing info

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am a second year nursing student. I have an assignment to do based on autoimmune diseases and I have chosen to learn more about aids. I would really appreciate it if someone could e-mail me and correspond with me about the subject. However,... Read more »