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Surgery Operation With Hiv Aids

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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
Hello Dr. Diwan,I'm not sure where your medical practice is, so understand that I'll answer your question from the perspective of an American doctor (though one that works a lot in developing countries).Firstly, universal precautions... Read more »

Scheduled operation

Hello Dr. Young,I have a couple of questions about upcoming operation. Im HIV pos since march last... Read more »

Operation, Blood used Contaminated? or not?

I am worried about the operation performed on me, and if the extra blood they used was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Montreal Hospital Begins HIV Testing Thousands of Child Patients Operated on by HIV-Positive Surgeon

A Montreal children's hospital by Saturday had already tested 400 former child patients and scheduled testing for 500 more who were operated on between 1990 and 2003 by a now-deceased surgeon whom the hospital administration recently learned was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

An Arizona surgeon who was accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act after he refused to operate on an HIV-positive patient has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice , the Arizona Republic reports. Mark... 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 (HHS) National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) Operational Plan during a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asian Development Bank Partners With Private Operators to Improve HIV/AIDS Services in Papua New Guinea

The Asian Development Bank 's HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves Project has partnered with two private companies in Papua New Guinea to improve HIV/AIDS treatment, primary health care and prevention facilities in the... Read more »
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HIV Operations Program Director < Miami

Posted by Anonymous
Channge Incorporated Centre for AIDS Services for Women

HIV Operations Program Director

Administrative work planning/directing/evaluating/informational and counseling services in Miami-Dade County. Disease surveillance and control experience... Read more »

Beware of scam operators of HIV+ dating sites!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been following the recent revelations of 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... Read more »

Beware of scam operators of HIV+ dating sites!

Posted by Anonymous
I have been following the recent revelations of 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... Read more »

Beware of scam operators of HIV+ dating sites!

Posted by Anonymous
I have been following the recent revelations of 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... Read more »