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  1. Surgical Outcomes in Human Imunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy, Michael A. Horberg et al., 141 Archives of Surgery 1238 (2006)

    This study analyzes the effects of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) on surgical outcomes for people living with HIV. It concludes that, HIV-positive patients can safely undergo a wide range of surgical procedures and that, in many cases, HIV s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  2. Good News for HIV Positive Surgical Patients, Tim Horn, AIDSmeds.com (2007)

    This synopsis of a recent study on the impact of HIV infection on the surgical safety concludes that HIV-positive patients can safely undergo a wide range of surgical procedures without increased risks of side effects due to their HIV status. The study, p ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  3. Complexities in HIV Consent in Adolescents, Wing Wah Ho et al., 44 Clinical Pediatrics 473 (2005)

    This article reviews the laws of informed consent and confidentiality related to HIV testing and treatment in adolescents, who represent a large proportion of people living with HIV. There is no uniform policy on minors' rights to consent to HIV test ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  4. Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women Infected with HIV-1 for Maternal Health and for Reducing Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the U.S., U.S. Public Health Service Task Force Perinatal Guidelines Working Group (2008)

    The July 2008 version of the guidelines includes language that reaffirms an HIV-positive pregnant woman’s right to retain control over treatment decisions that affect her and her fetus. The Nov. 2007 version had inexplicably omitted language about a woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:33pm

  5. In Their Own Words: The Current State of Women and HIV, Leslie Hanna, Bulletin of Experimental Treatment for AIDS (BETA), 2003

    This article reports the findings when seven health care professionals, advocates, and HIV-positive women respond to the question, "What do you consider to be the most important treatment or health issues facing women with HIV today?" Their resp ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2018 5:04pm

  6. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 993 U.N.T.S. 3 (1976)

    The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the “ICESCR”) represents one-third of what is informally referred to as the “International Bill of Rights.” The other two thirds consist of the International Covenant on Civil and Politic ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/7/2018 3:50pm

  7. Doe v. Division of Youth & Family Svcs., Amended Complaint, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Rutgers Constitutional Litigation Clinic and ACLU of New Jersey Foundation (2002)

    This complaint was filed on behalf of a woman who was tested for HIV during her pregnancy without her consent, followed by the unauthorized disclosure of her positive HIV serostatus, the involvement of state child protective services, and the forced antir ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:52pm

  8. City of Garden Grove v. Superior Court of Orange County, 68 Cal. Rptr. 3d 656 (Cal. Ct. App. 2007)

    A California appeals court found that, although there may be tension between state and federal law, federal preemption is not automatic simply because the state and federal laws have different requirements. Here, a medical marijuana patient was pulled ove ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  9. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) Vision Paper #6: HIV Positive Women and Drug and Alcohol Use (2007)

    The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) reports on the results of its project Silent Voices, a program devoted to gathering the stories of HIV-positive drug and alcohol using women in the United Kingdom. The Paper discusses the wom ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/21/2018 4:49pm

  10. U.S. Organizations Speak Out on Women and HIV to Inform Health Policy and National AIDS Strategy, Press Release, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (CHLP), CHANGE, ICW, WORLD (2009)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP), along with thirteen organizations working to advance the health and rights of women living with HIV in the United States, sent a series of policy directives to the Office of National AIDS Policy and related federa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:38pm

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