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Medical student blood splash (droplets?) to eye from HCV/HIV positive patient during orthopedic procedure

I am a medical student who had a blood splash to one eye (at least one droplet) from a splash caused by the saw during an orthopedic surgery. I was watching the surgery from about 5 feet away when the droplet traveled to me eye. The patient had a ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Please do not get any more testing. You are done!Your risk was extremely low in the first place. Your testing is complete. Enjoy the rest of your medical school education. Read more »

Patient turned HIV negative after HIV drugs

A couple zi am counseling in their mid 50's recently started a relationship. The man is HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Moscow Times Examines How Drug Shortages in Russia Are Leading Doctors to Prescribe Replacement HIV/AIDS Meds to Patients

... In Russia, some patients living with HIV/AIDS, whose regular drug therapy was replaced by "another, less preferable drug," are bringing lawsuits against state-run treatment Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some Drugs Not Available to HIV/AIDS Patients in Ukraine

... According to a report by NTD Television , "Ukraine is now short of at least five" medications to treat patients with HIV/AIDS, which is putting the lives of 20,000 people at risk. "Ukraine's National HIV Support Network says that the Ministry Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use, Sexual Activity, Patient-Provider Communication, and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Infected Patients in Care, San Francisco, 2004-2006

... "While numerous studies examine methamphetamine use and associated risky sexual behaviors in HIV-uninfected individuals, few studies have surveyed HIV-infected individuals in the health care setting," the authors wrote. To Read more »
HIV Medicine Association

Position Statement: A Public Plan Option Is Important to Ensuring the Medical Needs of Our Patients With HIV Are Met

...lives, is more cost effective for the health care system and improves the public health of the community. We believe that, for patients with HIV, the availability of a public plan option as one choice offered through the proposed "National Health... Read more »
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Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...his future. But at what cost? That is the question, heretical to some, that is now being voiced by scientists, doctors and patients encountering a constellation of ailments showing up prematurely or in disproportionate numbers among the first... Read more »

Seeking HIV Patients for Paid Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... To Whom It May Concern: RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...countries: that the epidemic is fueled by people of color -- mostly Africans and Asians, particularly men. In Ukraine, nearly all patients are white, almost half are women, and most are younger than 25. Antiretroviral medications have only... Read more »