Health-Care Workers Exposed To HIV On Job Need Preventive Treatment

Mon, 05 Mar 2007 02:00 PM EST

... A review of existing research confirms that health-care workers should undergo a month of preventive drug treatment if they are exposed to HIV on the job.Still, the reviewers say that there's been little research into so-called occupational postexposure prophylaxis, and it's still not clear what should be done when health-care workers are exposed to patients who are resistant to some drugs. [click link for full article] ...