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Hiv Transmission By Cpr

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CPR/First Aid restrictions in school

I am HIV+ for 10+ years (thankfully very healthy!).I work in the office of an elementary school and serve as a backup to our clinic coordinator. We are required to be certified in CPR and first aid. I recently went through this training and asked...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Congratulations on your good health and your great attitude. You are clearly an asset to the school. Now as to the CPR instructor, there's a bit more education needed there. In the entire case history of HIV/AIDS in the US, there is only one... Read more »

Scared Sick because I preformed CPR on a full blown Aids Victim

Hello, I have been scared out of my wits since July. I came upon an accident and preformed cpr on a... Read more »

Risks of giving First Aid and CPR

hello dr. recently a friend(unknown if hiv positive) fell and cut a severe gash above his eye. I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vertical Transmission Second Leading Cause of HIV Transmission in Uganda, Researchers Say

Mother-to-child transmission is the second most common method of HIV transmission in Uganda after sexual intercourse, researchers said last week at the launch of a vertical transmission prevention program in the country's Jinja district, Uganda's ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Reducing Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission While Breastfeeding, Effect of Herpes Treatments on Transmission

HIV-positive women who are breastfeeding can reduce the risk of vertical HIV transmission if they take the antiretroviral drug nevirapine for up to six months after giving birth, according to five CDC - and NIH -funded studies conducted in Africa... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Integrated Behavioral Intervention to Improve HIV/AIDS Treatment Adherence and Reduce HIV Transmission

The current study concerns an integrated behavioral intervention designed to enhance the use of HIV treatment as prevention by improving medication adherence, reducing risks for other STDs, and minimizing risk compensation beliefs. The authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers on the Use of HIV Medications to Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV

Table of Contents Can HIV Medications Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV? What Does ART Do? How Do We Know When It Is Working? What Does It Mean When the Viral Load Is Undetectable? I Have HIV, and I Take ART Medicines. My Viral Load Is... Read more »
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CPR Concerns

Posted by Anonymous
Today I went to do CPR training with the American Red Cross as a requirement to renew my teaching credential.

I was concerned to see that in the opening section of their training manual, they state that people who are HIV + should request a separate... Read more »

latest dna cpr test measure down to ten copies.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i received info from a company that the dna measures down to ten copies and can be positive six days after exposure anyone else know about this?

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Exposure from performing CPR?

Posted by Earlymorning, 1 Reply
A few nights ago I was out with a friend and we were walking down the street when we noticed a couple of people standing in the middle of the road a bit down the way. When we got closer we realized there was another person lying on the road.... Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »