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HIV in the health care workplace

by Lawrence H. Miike

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Published by Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment, For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • HIV (Viruses) -- United States -- Transmission.,
    • HIV infections -- Risk factors -- United States.,
    • Medical personnel -- Health risk assessment -- United States.,
    • Health Personnel -- United States.,
    • HIV -- United States.,
    • Occupational Diseases -- United States.,
    • Risk Factors -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for OTA by Lawrence Miike and Julia Ostrowsky.
      SeriesHIV-related issues ;, v. 7., Background paper, HIV-related issues ;, 7., HIV-related issues.
      ContributionsOstrowsky, Julia., United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 M554 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1359557M
      ISBN 100160359910
      LC Control Number92600061

        As of Ap , the National Institutes of Health had tested health-care workers with documented needlestick injuries and health-care workers with more than 2, cutaneous or mucous-membrane exposures to blood or other body fluids of HIV-infected patients; none had seroconverted (7). HIV in the African American Community: Progress, But Our Work Is Far From Over. By: Richard Wolitski, Ph.D., Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services | Published: Febru

      2. Workplace WC 2 July HIV/AIDS and the workplace: UNAIDS Technical Update UNAIDS Best Practice materials The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is preparing materials on subjects of relevance to HIV infection and AIDS, the causes and consequences of the epidemic, and best practices in AIDS prevention, care and File Size: KB. A virus called Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is found in people who have AIDS. Those infected with the virus may remain well for an indefinite period after being infected with HIV and show no signs of infection. AIDS cannot be transmitted by casual contact. There is no risk of acquiring the disease from workplace activities in most workplaces.

      HIV/AIDS affects millions of South Africans from all walks of life, including people in the workplace. There are a number of laws and guidelines relating to people who have HIV/AIDS in the workplace. The most important of these is that an HIV positive employee has the same rights and duties as other employees. Discrimination against people living with HIV or AIDS results in poor quality of care for those who are infected or ill (or suspected of being infected), frightens away potential clients in need of care, and undermines effective HIV prevention efforts by limiting individuals’ access to and use of health care services. As HIV treatment.


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HIV in the health care workplace. Washington, D.C. Occupational HIV transmission is extremely rare. Only 58 cases of confirmed occupational HIV transmission to health care personnel have been reported in the United States. An additional possible transmissions have also been reported to CDC.

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Disclosure is one of the main HIV-related issues in the workplace. Employees worry about breaches of confidentiality if they reveal their status to their line manager or HR/personnel officer.

HIV-positive employees do not have to reveal their HIV status. However, there may be advantages in doing so, for example in order to request reasonable adjustments under the.

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This chart summarizes the guidelines and policies currently in place regarding HIV-positive health care workers (HCW) in all 50 states, as well as some U.S. territories.

For each state, the chart includes any relevant guidelines, statutes, or regulations, as well as definitions of "HCW" and "invasive procedure," adopted by the state. Pratt () argue that HIV/AIDS is a serious challenge to the economy.

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