Prophylaxis and follow-up after possible exposure to HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus outside hospital: evaluation of policy 2000-3.

@article{Sonder2005ProphylaxisAF,
  title={Prophylaxis and follow-up after possible exposure to HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus outside hospital: evaluation of policy 2000-3.},
  author={Gerard J. B. Sonder and Rosa M Regez and Kees Brinkman and Jan C M Prins and J Mulder and J. S. Spaargaren and RuelA. Coutinho and Anneke van den Hoek},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2005},
  volume={330 7495},
  pages={
          825-9
        }
}
PROBLEM Prophylactic treatment and follow-up after exposure to HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C outside hospital needs to be improved. BACKGROUND AND SETTING Until January 2000, people in Amsterdam could report exposure outside hospital to either a hospital or the municipal health service. If they reported to the municipal health service, they were then referred to hospitals for HIV prophylaxis, whereas the municipal health service handled treatment and follow-up related to hepatitis B and… CONTINUE READING
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