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  • People who have accidental needle sticks in health care settings use such treatment, called post-exposure prophylaxis PEP.

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  • Report great article! as a vet student, i wrote a paper on rabies. whether or not your pets are vaccinated, you might consider post-exposure prophylaxis for them. as far as i can recall, there have been no deaths in cases where post-exposure prophylaxis was administered promptly and properly. better safe than sorry. cheers!

    The mysteries of rabies Boing Boing

  • Extra efforts must be made to provide prompt quality care, including post-exposure prevention of HIV for adolescent rape survivors.

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  • Extra efforts must be made to provide prompt quality care, including post-exposure prevention of HIV for adolescent rape survivors.

    Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin: Zero Tolerance of Violence a Must So All Women Live to Fullest Potential

  • Without post-exposure prophylaxis, rabies is fatal.

    The mysteries of rabies Boing Boing

  • My friends had to get post-exposure prophylaxis, a treatment designed to neutralize any rabies virus in your system before it has a chance to reach your brain and develop into a full-blown infection.

    The mysteries of rabies Boing Boing

  • Five days post-exposure the patient was ambulatory and still receiving applications of calcium gluconate gel with dressing changes and Tylenol as needed for pain.

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  • It's worth noting that Preventive Vaccination is available for humans, however it is not generally recommended except for people who are likely to be exposed to animals who might be infectious (vets, animal control, etc) and is expensive; it's 3 doses over a month's time, as opposed to the 4 doses (plus a shot of Rabies Immune Globulin, for a total of 5 needle sticks) you would receive post-exposure.

    The mysteries of rabies Boing Boing

  • Given the lack of information and the risk of death, it's not surprising that even a situation like mine, where a bite was extremely unlikely, ended with a referral to a nearby hospital for post-exposure prophylaxis.

    The mysteries of rabies Boing Boing

  • And just like with your pets, even though you've been vaccinated they still recommend post-exposure prophylaxis, so getting vaccinated in advance doesn't really cut down on the number of injections you'd need, so it's just not worth it unless you're in a very high risk group. entropyred

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