Protecting against HIV exposure in family practice.


The magnitude of the AIDS epidemic is exceeding the predictions of a short time ago. Since AIDS patients are being encountered more frequently in family practice, the possibility of accidental exposure to HIV has become a source of concern. By exercising specific precautions and by minimizing misconceptions about the epidemiology of AIDS, physicians can provide reassurance and protection to their employees in the family practice setting.

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@article{Loschen1988ProtectingAH, title={Protecting against HIV exposure in family practice.}, author={D J Loschen}, journal={American family physician}, year={1988}, volume={37 1}, pages={213-9} }