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Operations And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Pre operative HIV testing in all cataract surgeries

We operate about 1600 cataracts every year. Up till now we never sreened any patients pre operatively in last 15-20 years. Does the guidelines suggests to do so or only take universal precautions? DR Diwan
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...universal precautions should be used at all times, with all patients and all procedures. This clearly isn't just to prevent HIV infection, but multiple blood-borne pathogens.Current US guidelines strongly suggest that all persons age 13-64... Read more »

Ankle operation and HIV

My CD4 Count pathology report reads:-HIV-1 Log Units 1.462,HIV-1 RNA copies 29cp/ml,CD4 cell %... Read more »

abnormal swollen belly after a post operation HIV advanced

I have a swollen belly from a post operation. They stated it was fluids and would go away. My... Read more »
Articles
AIDS.gov

Development of National HIV/AIDS Strategy Operational Plan Advances

...(left-to-right). Making significant strides toward developing the Department-wide operational plan to implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy , representatives of 10 agencies and more than 13 staff offices from across HHS gathered for a... Read more »
AIDS.gov

PACHA Advises on HHS National HIV/AIDS Strategy Operational Plan

... The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS ( PACHA ) shared observations and feedback on a preliminary, confidential draft of the Department of Health and Human Services Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arizona Surgeon Who Refused to Operate on HIV-Positive Patient Agrees to Justice Department Settlement

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Foreign Operations Bill That Includes HIV/AIDS, Millennium Challenge Funding

...voted 28-1 to approve a $36.6 billion foreign operations bill ( HR 2764 ) that would provide "substantial funding boosts" for HIV/AIDS-related programs, CongressDaily reports (Kivlan, CongressDaily , 7/18). The Senate bill was approved one... Read more »
Connect With Others

Beware of scam operators of HIV+ dating sites!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the scandal of match.com and yahoo personals being sued by "paying customers" who allege both these well known and very non HIV+ dating sites were using a very common technique too lure in paying customers, match.com and yahoo personals both are... Read more »

Beware of scam operators of HIV+ dating sites!

Posted by Anonymous
...the scandal of match.com and yahoo personals being sued by "paying customers" who allege both these well known and very non HIV+ dating sites were using a very common technique too lure in paying customers, match.com and yahoo personals both are... Read more »

Beware of scam operators of HIV+ dating sites!

Posted by Anonymous
...the scandal of match.com and yahoo personals being sued by "paying customers" who allege both these well known and very non HIV+ dating sites were using a very common technique too lure in paying customers, match.com and yahoo personals both are... Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...through local partner treatment facilities (LPTF) provides increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS in resource poor settings. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part... Read more »