To Test or Not to Test: AIDS Is the Question

Inlander, Charles B.
May 1991
Nursing Economic$;May/Jun91, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p197
Academic Journal
In February, 1991 at the height of the Centers for Disease Control's hearings on mandatory AIDS testing and disclosures for health professionals, the author was the guest on a radio phone-in show. In answer to a caller's question the author said, "Every health care worker who comes into patient contact should be regularly tested for AIDS. If they are found to be HIV positive that information should be passed on to every patient with whom they had contact since their last negative test and the worker should henceforth be moved into a non-patient contact position."


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