SURGEON AND HIV INFECTION: Post Exposure Prophylaxis: Need of the hour.

@article{Harjai2000SURGEONAH,
  title={SURGEON AND HIV INFECTION: Post Exposure Prophylaxis: Need of the hour.},
  author={Man Mohan Harjai and Rohit K Sharma and P Krishna Menon and Bhuvan Nagpal and Y. John Durai Singh},
  journal={Medical journal, Armed Forces India},
  year={2000},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={328-331}
}
HIV infection in HCW is an occupational hazard requiring policy decisions by the health care administrators. In this article we have outlined a post exposure prophylaxis protocol following HIV exposure in HCWs. By determining the HIV status code of the source and the HIV exposure code of the HCWs, recommendations for PEP are forwarded. Occupational… CONTINUE READING