Should we protect families from patients?

TitleShould we protect families from patients?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1998
JournalHastings Center Report
PublisherHastings Center
Type of ArticleCase Study
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00930334
KeywordsFAMILIES , Medical
AbstractPresents a case study of a 23 year old woman diagnosis with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), highlighting methods used to minimize the incidence of communicable diseases. Diagnosis of the patient; Reaction of the patient's family to her condition; Details on the management of communicable diseases; Factors which influenced the treatment received by the patient.
NotesHastings Center ReportAccession Number: 872326; Gelo, Florence O'Connor, Bonnie Vaught, Wayne; Source Info: May/Jun98, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p18; Subject Term: MEDICAL care; Subject Term: FAMILIES; Number of Pages: 3p; Illustrations: 1 Black and White Photograph; Document Type: Case Study; Full Text Word Count: 2038
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