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Universal Precautions For Hiv Patient

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What precautions do medical professionals take to protect themselves from the AIDS virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,We use "universal precautions" to protect ourselves form bloodborne diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis. These precautions protect in both directions infected Read more »

advice please

i work in a hospital and i have reaently been told by a college that another member of staff is hiv... Read more »

HIV surgery

Should a person with HIV have surgery or elective surgery? Someone I know with HIV says she wants a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...on the job? The risk of health care workers being exposed to HIV on the job is very low, especially if they carefully follow universal precautions (i.e., using protective practices and personal protective equipment to prevent HIV and other... Read more »
The Body

Worldwide, Health Care Workers Are Often Sources of HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Report Says

...Vietnam, for instance, showed that, after a stigma-reduction intervention, health care workers were more careful in their use of universal precautions and less likely to single out HIV-positive patients. The study also found that patients were... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

'Open Wide'?

...without medical justification. All dental offices must be equipped to handle persons with suppressed immune systems and to follow "universal precautions," policies that will present infections with every patient. Further, referrals can only be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Medical Clinic for Allegedly Refusing to Perform Surgery on HIV-Positive Woman

...Cahee's decisions "fly in the face of ethical behavior" for a medical professional, adding that CDC has "established that using universal precautions, which are required in all sorts of medical situations, including surgeries, makes it... Read more »
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HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

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...HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...curse me and hopoe another person gets the virus, shame on you man but read what i posted on the sites ok and two women got hiv just by working in there homes from a needle stick iniury and no it wasnt from sex ok so just read Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »