Nurses Role In HIV Test Results
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Well just because Nurse Know-it-all "considers all body fluids a risk" doesn't mean it's true. (See below.) In brief, not only saliva, but also nasal secretions, sputum, sweat, tears, urine and vomitus (all bodily fluids) are... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Medical director of an urgent care facility in Vegas??? Now that must really be an entertaining position. I love Vegas and visit frequently. I'm always amazed at the often bizarre-appearing folks I see lumbering in and out of casinos on The... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Insane in the Membrane,I'm sure the nurse meant well, but she unfortunately gave you some bad advice. The HIV counselor was correct. OraSure is FDA-approved and is between 99 percent (for negatives) and 99.9 percent (for positives)... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI have been visiting this forum and also doing alot of research and what I have learned is 3 mos is a very good and then 6 mos to be sure.
Went to Planned Parenthood yesterday took the Ora sure and the nurse said that It was good I was testing at 6... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi. My name is CC and I am a nursing student due to graduate in August. As part of this semester I am to give a presentation on HIV. I would like to
focus on "how to be a better nurse to the HIV patient.". Is there anything you would like to tell a... Read more »
Posted by lostnstl314, 3 RepliesI just found out yesterday that i am positive for hiv. I have never been sick and also have used condoms with previous partners. I am lost for a answer, but honestly cant dwell on why but to move forward. I donated blood and found out that way. I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe following question and answer is taken from a document available on the New York Sate Nurses Association website (www.nysna.org). I know that this document has been referred to before, but I want to share it with newcomers.
The document on the... Read more »
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