MODULE 4 SESSION LONG PROJECT

MODULE 4 SESSION LONG PROJECT - -Through blood: via blood...

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LYNNETTE K. BRYANT BUS 303 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION MODULE 4 SESSION LONG PROJECT
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AIDS (AQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME) THE FINAL AND MOST CRITICAL STAGE FORM HIV. AIDS IS THE FIFTH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH AMONG PEOPLE AGED 25-44 IN THE UNITED STATESDOWN FROM NUMBER IN 1994. ABOUT 25 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE DIED FROM THIS DISEASE WORLD WIDE SINCE THE START OF THE EPIDEMIC.
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MOST OF THE CAUSES ARE: HIV has been found in saliva, tears, nervous system tissue and spinal fluid, blood, semen (including pre-seminal fluid, which is the liquid that comes out prior to ejaculation), vaginal fluid, and breast milk. However, only blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk generally transmit infection to others.
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The virus can be transmitted: - Through sexual contact including oral, vaginal and anal sex
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Unformatted text preview: -Through blood: via blood transfusions(now extremely rare in the US) or needle sharing-From mother to child- a pregnant women can transmit the virus to her fetus through shared blood circulation, or a nursing mother can transmit it to her baby in her breast milk CONCLUSION:-Do not use injected drugs. If IV drugs are used, do not share needles or syringes.-Avoid contact with another person’s blood. Protective clothing, mask, and goggles may be appropriate when caring for people who are injured.-HIV Positive women who wish to become pregnant should seek counseling about the risk to unborn children and medical advances that may help prevent the fetus from becoming infected.-Safe sex practices, such as latex condoms, are highly effective in preventing HIV transmission....
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course BUS 305 taught by Professor Dr.benjaminyeo during the Spring '11 term at Trident Technical College.

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