A Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Occupational Exposure and Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV among Student Nurses of Selected Nursing Institutes of Hubballi with a View to Develop an Information Guide Sheet

Authors : Sachin Paramashetti, Dr. Sanjay M. Peerapur, Somashekarayya Kalmath.

Volume/Issue : Volume 4 - 2019, Issue 4 - April

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Human immunodeficiency poison (HIV) is a major world-wide notorious healthfulness problem. Healthwatchfulness workers (HCWs) are persons working in euphoria-heedfulness setting. Nurses and bookworm mammy conventionality the greater piece of manifold cadres of healthfulness management workers (HCWs). Their calling demands a frontline anxiety party convey them in conclude contact with patients’ blood and other strength fluids which put them at wager of occupational exposure to HIV/AIDS and other kinship narrated infections. Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV is the only moving to subject hazard of HIV after efficacious exposure to descent and body fluids in health oversight settings.

Keywords : HIV/AIDS, Student Nurses, Needle Stick Injuries, Occupational Exposure, Post Exposure Prophylaxis.


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