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Ethical and legal issues relating to post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for possible non-occupational exposure to HIV

Françoise Baylis

Ethical and legal issues relating to post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for possible non-occupational exposure to HIV

by Françoise Baylis

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Published by Health Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • HIV infections -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • HIV-positive persons -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.,
  • HIV infections -- Canada -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Advisory Committee on AIDS ; [prepared by Françoise Baylis and Diana Ginn].
    ContributionsGinn, Diana Edith, 1959-, Conference of Deputy Ministers of Health (Canada). Federal/Provincial/Territorial Advisory Committee on AIDS., Canada. Health Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 41 p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20757258M
    ISBN 100662277279

    Recommendations following non-occupational exposure have been updated, and information about PEP in the context of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), PEP and children, renal disease, and gender identity and history has been added. Further supporting documents are also available via the NEW guidelines website at Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a routine intervention using antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to prevent the establishment of infection among HIV-exposed individuals. Variable adherence rates have been reported in the literature but losses along the cascade of care have not been systematically assessed.

    Post-Exposure Prophylaxis can help you when every care is taken to avoid HIV infection, accidents can broken or slipped condoms to needle sharing with groups of people whose HIV status is unknown, or even sexual assault, it’s impossible to guarantee % safety. Predictors of Adherence to HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis and Retention in Care After an Episode of Sexual Violence in Brazil Article in AIDS PATIENT CARE and STDs 33(9) August with 15 Reads.

    Knowledge regarding postexposure prophylaxis of HIV among nurses Puja Sharma Dhital,1 Sarojini Sharma,2 Pratik Poudel,3 Pankaj Raj Dhital4 1Adult Health Nursing, Nepal Polytechnic Institute, College of Nursing, 2Adult Health Nursing, BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, 3Department of Radiology, College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, 4Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Cited by: 2. tenofovir emtricitabine for pre-exposure prophylaxis. There've been many reasons or analysis regarding some of this. Some of this relates to cultural issues regarding stigma and access to healthcare services. But these two trials are the only two so far that have shown a negative or not favorable outcome for pre-exposure prophylaxis.


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Ethical and legal issues relating to post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for possible non-occupational exposure to HIV. Ethical issues related to well-being include: safety, parameters of use, risk behaviors, resistance, stigma, and diversion.

Those related to justice include: access and competing priorities. In research involving PrEP, ethical issues include determining the appropriate control arm as well as whether PrEP should be included as a part of the Cited by: Ethical and legal issues relating to post-exposure prophylaxis book Access to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis: Ethical and Legal Issues: en: ance: Citation prepared by the Library and Information Services group of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University for the ETHXWeb database.

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The book outlines various nuances associated with law and policy reform in the area of HIV/AIDS and Author: Judith Mvula-Mwenda. Initiation of post-exposure prophylaxis with the use of antiretroviral drugs is dependent on a number of risk factors, though treatment is usually started after one high-risk event.

In order to determine whether post-exposure prophylaxis is indicated, an evaluation visit will be conducted to consider risk factors associated with developing ine: Distributed by the Government of Canada Depository Services Program.

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A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Kits comprises of 28 days emergency medical treatment of antiretroviral therapy that can be used for an HIV-negative person following an accidental exposure to HIV (continue reading for reasons the antiretroviral medication of the kit might be harmful for a person living with HIV), emergency contraception, a pregnancy.

Publications on post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection Recommendations for a public health approach - Second edition 9 June ; The strategic use of antiretrovirals to prevent HIV infection: a converging agenda.

HIV post-exposure prophylaxis – Guidance from the UK Chief Medical Officers’ Expert Advisory Group on AIDS 1p 4k Sep 08 (COL) Produced by COI for the Department of Health If you require further copies of this title visit and quote: If you require further copies of this title quote /HIV post-exposure File Size: KB.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Following Possible Sexual Transmission: An Ethical Evaluation. Michael A. Gisondi - - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 9 (3) As the Tide Turns: The Changing HIV/AIDS Epidemic and the Criminalization of HIV by: In some instances, post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) will be appropriate to prevent HIV transmission within 72 hours of exposure to HIV.

The National Guidelines for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis after Non-Occupational Exposure to HIV () state: “These guidelines outline the management of individuals who have been exposed (or suspect they have been exposed) to HIV in non-occupational and.

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Short-term treatment started as soon as possible after high-risk exposure to an infectious agent, such as HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV), or hepatitis C virus (HCV). The purpose of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is to reduce the risk of infection. Post-exposure prophylaxis: A treatment administered following exposure to a harmful agent which attempts to block or reduce injury or infection.

Prophylaxis means a defense or protection. Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), for example, might concern the treatment of a health care worker exposed by a needle stick to HIV with a drug such as AZT to protect them from being infected with HIV. WHO guidelines on drawing blood: best practices in phlebotomy.

etting – standards. tomy – standards. stick injuries – prevention and concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or Table D.1 Recommendations for HBV post-exposure prophylaxis, according to immune. The post-exposure expert panel has indeed come to a consensus, after a long series of rewrites.

However, two key recommendations – that of triple ARV prophylaxis, and treatment for all exposures – are very different from international guidelines, are definitely controversial, and have caused external reviewers to Size: KB.

Postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) is medical care given to prevent HIV, hepatitis B, and other diseases. PEP may include first aid, testing, and medicines.

Exposure can occur when you have contact with certain body fluids from another person. Twenty years ago, Rose () published his book The Strategy of Preventive Medicine, offering an in-depth exploration of these issues in relation to public health.

Rose argued that in many cases a population strategy, focused on reducing average risk within the whole population, can have a much higher impact on morbidity and mortality, than Cited by: 4.