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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
...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 »

Hiv and Plastic Surgery

Hi,I have been on Atripla for 2 years and am undetectable. My cd4 count is around 500. I am in... Read more »

major cosmetic surgery & HIV +

Hi I am 43 y/old pre op transgender woman 3 yrs post HRT & Aproximatley 2 months from now I intend... Read more »

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 »

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana President Mogae Concerned HIV/AIDS Funds Pledged by United States Going to U.S. Military Operations

...U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan could be "diverting crucial money" pledged by the Bush administration to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa, Reuters/San Diego Union-Tribune reports (Esipisu, Reuters/San Diego Union-Tribune , 12/6).... 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 »
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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 »

Beware of scam operators of HIV+ dating sites!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the scandal of 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, and yahoo personals both are... Read more »

HIV Testing and Surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Was wondering if anyone out there knows whether it is standard hospital practice to test patients for HIV prior to major surgery. Thanx Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »