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Occupational Hiv Exposure

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NURSE need help about her occupational exposures to HIV

Thanks you doctor for taking time to read my message , i know thats you are very busy , because , not people from united- states who want your answer but all people around the world.I am a nurse from albania , i work in E .N .T service , during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood (or saliva-containing fresh blood) from an HIV-positive patient that gets into your eyes and mouth would constitute an occupational exposure to HIV. I cannot really quantitate the risk, as there are many factors to be considered, such as... Read more »

Occupational exposure: Rubbing alcohol and HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,Thank you for the great work you do!I am an RN and I recently gave a patient an allergy... Read more »

occupational exposure to HIV

I was trying to draw ABG from an AIDS patient. On first attempt I could not draw any blood and... Read more »
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I-161: Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

...Service first recommended in 1996 the use of combination antiretroviral therapy as prophylaxis immediately following certain occupational HIV exposures, in an effort to collect data regarding the safety and outcome of PEP. From October 17,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Information Regarding Antiretroviral Agents Used as HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis for Occupational HIV Exposures

... In 1996, the U.S. Public Health Service first recommended using antiretrovirals as postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) after occupational exposure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). 1 Since the updated HIV PEP recommendations in 2005, 2 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Hotline Opens for Advice on Occupational HIV Exposure Prophylaxis

...California at San Francisco press release, PEPLine is open seven days a week and offers timely information on prophylaxis for occupational exposure. PEPline, which can be reached by calling 1-888-448-4911, is an outgrowth of the UCSF's... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

If the Condom Breaks: New U.S. Guidelines for Non-Occupational Exposure to HIV

...intercourse, sexual assault, injection drug use, or accidents are available at www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines/ (click "Nonoccupational ..." on the left) or www.cdc.gov/mmwr/mmwr_rr.html . Most importantly, treatment must begin as soon as... Read more »
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New Topic: Has anyone ever taken PEP?

Posted by anxietyboy
...Has anyone ever received Post Exposre Prophylaxis, for either a occupational or non-occupational exposure to HIV??? Read more »

PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was effective? Read more »

NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...350:1370. First citation in article | PubMed 4. Lurie P, Miller S, Hecht F, Chesney M, Lo B. Postexposure prophylaxis after nonoccupational HIV exposure. JAMA 1998; 280:176973. First citation in article | PubMed Read more »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
http://www.avert.org/needlestick.htm http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/diseases/needlestick_injuries.html You guys if you read these youll see why im so damn paranoid ok im so sorry for all of this shit im doing to you and fuck dont say in hurting... Read more »