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Hiv Positive Health Care Professionals

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Ask the Experts

U drive a hard bargain

I am the nurse, student, son, uncle, friend, patient, lover that was in a terrible HIV accident. Or is not all of us that have been exposed to HIV involved in a terrible accident? I have been spared from the havoc of HIV thus far, this being beyond...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,As an HIV-positive health care professional, I would encourage you to consider speaking out to other health care professionals (or students) about being HIV positive. Peer Read more »

HIV and healthcare workers

Dear Dr. Frascino,First, I want to say how much I love your sense of humor. You crack me up all... Read more »

Nurse with HIV

Greetings and thank you fo rall the wonderful advice. I am a nurse in an ICU. My health is doing... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lowering the Risk of Secondary HIV Transmission: Insights From HIV-Positive Youth and Health Care Providers

...infected HIV-positive youth engage in sexually risky behaviors, and a better understanding of the perceptions of these youth and of health care providers regarding disclosure of HIV status and risk reduction would aid in the development of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton in Tanzania Announces New Program to Train Health Care Workers to Treat HIV/AIDS in Rural Areas

...President Clinton on Wednesday was scheduled to arrive in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to announce a new program to recruit and train health care workers to treat HIV/AIDS in rural parts of the country, AFP/News24.com reports (AFP/News24.com,... Read more »
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

...Introduction Definitions of Health-Care Workers and Exposure Background Risk for Occupational Transmission of HIV to HCWs HIV Seroconversion in HCWs Rationale for PEP Recommendations for the Management of Potentially... Read more »
The Body PRO

I-161: Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

...conclusions can be made regarding the rates of occurrence of toxicity. As a result of the data gathered so far, the authors urged healthcare providers to carefully counsel individuals on PEP in order to advise about side effects and ways to... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

Looking for Real People with HIV for Photo Shoot in Atlanta

Posted by talentsoup
...preferably those that are HIV positive. The chosen talent will be used in print advertising for an HIV drug and the ads will target health care professionals. We are looking for Caucasian, African-American and Hispanic men and women ages 30-40,... 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 »