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Importance Of HIV Vaccines As A Tool In Healthcare

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AIDS InfoNet

U.S. Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines

...review AIDS research results. The guidelines are updated about once each year. The panel released the latest guidelines in January 2011. Note: These are guidelines, not rules. Patients should receive individualized care from a health care provider with experience treating HIV infection. The full text of these guidelines is available on the Internet http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/contentfiles/AdultandAdolescentGL.pdf -->at www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/...
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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 recently been the subject of comparison with the US private/insurance-based health provision. Whilst I do not claim that our NHS is perfect (and what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some of the scare tactics that the insurance companies and rightwing Republicans have used to confuse and vilify the issue of health care reform here in the U.S.Dr. BobUniversal Health CareSep 6, 2009 Granted, "Universal Health Care" sounds great... Read more »

EMERGENCY ROOM DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT PEP! (NEW YORK STATES PEP TOOL) (TOOL TO OFFER FAST HELP FOR HIV EXPOSURE, 2009)

Dr. Bob,I live in New York (the state not the city). I had a significant HIV exposure and went to an ER. The doc and staff never heard of PEP. What's up with that?Zorro
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...page includes a counter that keeps track of the number of new H.I.V. infections in the state."There's a gap in knowledge in the health care sector about these topics," said Dr. Tony Urbina, medical director of H.I.V./AIDS education at St.... Read more »

How will Medicare and Health Care Reform effect HIV + people

I am very worried about the effect the new health care reform will be for people with HIV and AIDS. I am on Cobra and also now disabled from AIDS complications. I will not be eligible for Medicare till 2011 though. When Cobra is over in June 2010, I...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...It is really too soon to sya. The healthcare reform bills change almost daily. I anticipate that as we get closer to the end of the month we will have a clearer view. Read more »

Sucky Canadian HealthCare System. I'm been put at risk

Dear Dr. Bob, Thank you for your kind words of wisdom. You are truly an inspiration and you are adored by us Canadianns in the North!Dr. Bob, please help as I am stressed to the the point I'm shaking. All because of my stipid gallstones and my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi," . . . 'stipid' gallstones . . . ." Hmmm . . . sounds painful.In all my trips to Canada (and I've made lots!) I've never seen or even heard of a facility where syringes are reused! Are you sure this actually happened???Generally speaking,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...recommendations for voluntary HIV counseling and testing were extended to include hospitalized patients and persons obtaining health care as outpatients in acute-care hospital settings, including emergency departments (EDs). 10 Hospitals with... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...and not the lab, the test is technically confidential , not anonymous. Confidential antibody testing means that you and the health care provider know your results, which may be recorded in your medical file. There are also testing sites that... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...Test Tropism Test Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing... Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...only lets you know that you've been infected with HIV. To find out if it's time to get HIV treatment, you'll have to visit a health care provider and get two additional tests. Most HIV-positive people can live many years with HIV before they... Read more »
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HealthCare

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I dont understand how HIV is transmitted in hospitals and other healthcare facilities because they all now a days atleast in north america used new sterile needles when injecting or taking blood so how Read more »

Facts. Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...support you. If you have children, talk with a counselor about what to tell them, and when. Taken from http://www.hipusa.com/eTools/webmd/A-Z_Encyclopedia/aids_hivtreatment.htm Read more »

new to the site

Posted by lov2bblaque, 7 Replies
hello I am new to the site and I am afraid to get tested. I know that I need to but I just don't want to know the results. I mean what if they are positive. i am only 16 years old with no children and a great potential for succes in my future. I... Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) Read more »