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Ethical Issues and the Use of CAM

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This information sheet is the second in a series of sheets on complementary/alternative (CAM) health care and HIV/AIDS. This sheet explains the four ethical principles in regulating CAM: non-maleficence, beneficence, respect for personal autonomy, and justice, and discusses the implications of each principle for research, education and training, and regulation.

Natural Health Products: Regulatory Issues

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This information sheet is the third in a series of sheets on complementary/alternative (CAM) health care and HIV/AIDS. This sheet explains what natural health products are and how they have been regulated, and makes recommendations about licensing, labeling, and post-approval surveillance. It defines NHPs, describes product licensing in Canada, safety monitoring after the product goes on the market, labeling requirements, and reporting of adverse events.

Regulating CAM Practices and Practitioners

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This information sheet is the fourth in a series of sheets on complementary/alternative (CAM) health care and HIV/AIDS. It considers different types of regulation: licensure, certification, and registration; the type of regulation used with conventional practitioners; and the fact that some conventional practitioners incorporate CAM therapies into their practice. The information sheet suggests some sort of professional code as a beginning for CAM practitioners who are not yet regulated.

MMWR: Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis

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This report updates previous US Public Health Service recommendations for the management of health-care personnel (HCP) who have occupational exposure to blood and other body fluids that may contain Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, or HIV/AIDS. It contains recommendations for Hepatitis B Virus postexposure management including initiation of hepatitis B vaccine series to any susceptible, unvaccinated person who sustains blood or body fluid exposure. Guidance is provided to clinicians and exposed HCP for selecting the appropriate HBV postexposure prophylaxis (PEP).

Benh Lao TB: Quy vii Can Dieu Tri de Khoi Benh

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This pamphlet uses a question and answer format to provide information on TB disease. It explains what TB is, how it is transmitted, the symptoms of TB, and what a person needs to know about TB medicines.

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