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  • Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Volume 9, Issue 3
  • July 2000, pp. 411-417

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Following Possible Sexual Transmission: An Ethical Evaluation

  • Published online: 01 July 2000

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) in the form of combination drug therapy is now recommended for healthcare workers following occupational HIV exposure. The expansion of this form of preventive medicine to include other types of HIV transmission, notably through sexual activity, raises a number of ethical concerns.

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Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
  • ISSN: 0963-1801
  • EISSN: 1469-2147
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