John G. Bartlett

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Guilt and Self-Worth

What People Feel Guilty About

One of the many peculiarities of HIV is the amount of guilt it seems to inspire. People feel guilty for having become infected. They feel they are somehow to blame for having gotten the virus, that they brought it on th...

By John G. Bartlett and Ann K. Finkbeiner for Johns Hopkins University Press
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Occupational Exposure to HIV: Revised Hopkins Policy

Methods to deal with occupational exposure to HIV are undergoing radical revision as a result of the CDC analysis of risk factors for infection and utility of AZT prophylaxis. The case-control study analyzed data from health care workers from 191 fac...

By John G. Bartlett for Johns Hopkins AIDS Service
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New from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

3TC (Lamivudine, Epivir)

On November 17, 1995, the FDA approved 3TC plus AZT as the first new initial treatment option for HIV infection since the approval of AZT in 1987. The specific language in the package inserts is the following: "Epivir is ind...

By John G. Bartlett for Johns Hopkins AIDS Service