Armishaw, Jude
October 2007
Australian Nursing Journal;Oct2007, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p41
The article focuses on the Victorian non-occupational Post Exposure Prophylaxis (NPEP) service established in August 2005 to raise HIV notification in Victoria. NPEP pertains to a course of antiretroviral medications available to people who are at immediate risk of acquiring HIV. The service is co-ordinated at the Alfred Hospital by a clinical nurse consultant with the participation of some general practitioners and sexual health clinics in assisting with the assessment of risk of HIV infection.


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