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Nurses Hepatitis Health Hazards

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including
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Just came out of the closet...want to go back in + Donation

I'm 23 and just came out to EVERYONE! It was a long, hard process but I felt like I had to be myself. I was raised in a heavily Christian family. My parents always told me that gays were the reason for AID and HIV (PRETTY MESSED UP!!) So now I'm so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sexual orientation in a "heavily Christian family." However, don't even consider trying to go back into the closet. Closets are health hazards!!!That your parents told you that "gays were the reason for AIDS and HIV" is morally reprehensible.... Read more »

nurse w/ hep b +

helo dr. mcgovern.. i would like to ask you an advice, i am a nursing student and i am hepB+, (hbe -)for years, is there a chance to work in hospital? please help.. thanks and godbless!!!
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It is not enough to know that your are hepatitis B surface antigen positive. You should be tested for HBV DNA, to see if you have any virus in your blood. There are different Read more »

Hepatitis A

I work in a nursing home and a resident has expose everyone to Hepatis A via liquid feces-large incontinent etc. I am vaccinated against Hep B and immune there. Everyone is in the dark about an A vaccine. i want to be tested and get one . am I nuts...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...Hepatitis A can be definitely transmitted through contact with feces from a person with acute hepatitis A. The most infectious period Read more »

HIV+ Nurse

I am an RN in a large cardiology hospital based practice. I am currently in school working on my BSN degree with the intent of going to PA school or CRNA school. I do not feel I am a risk to any patient, whether placing an IV line or catheter, or...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...status should not be a barrier to your practicing. I would suggest talking with the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, whose headquarters is in Atlanta. In conversation with them, you can learn about typical hospital board... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...a new syringe, using bleach to clean your works and equipment (including caps and cookers) is effective against killing the Hepatitis B virus, but only if the bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies and antigens for hepatitis A, B, and C.... Read more »
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Wanted: Nurse Practitioner position

Posted by holladaytn, 1 Reply
...I am a newly diagnosed HIV+ man looking for a Nurse Practitioner position. I have 14 years critical care Registered Nurse experience working in a inner city Level One trauma center, Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...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 »

Capitalize on The Nursing Shortage Crisis!

Posted by Blaze1978, 1 Reply
...care.Some stories reveal a system on the verge of breakdown, where angry family members struggle to get the attention of overwhelmed nurses and patients die needlessly because there simply aren't enough nurses. How To Start A Nursing Agency... Read more »

How to Start a Nursing Agency

Posted by Anonymous
...Healthcare is one of the fastest growing sectors of business in the country. As the shortage of qualified nurses becomes more pronounced, the need for Nursing Registries is growing faster then ever. Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Clinics, and Read more »