Policies that Define Health Care and Nursing Practice for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Adolescents

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Policies that Define Health Care and Nursing Practice for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Adolescents
Many legal, ethical and social issues are responsible for healthcare policy regarding pediatric healthcare, including HIV prevention (Chenneville et al., 2010, p. 83). Public health care policy that defines health care and nursing practice for HIV-prevention in adults dates back to the early 1980’s when HIV and AIDS first reached epidemic proportions in North America. However for adolescents, the programs that realistically provided prevention strategies came much later, despite the fact that in 2006, the largest number of new HIV infections occurred in 13 to 29 year olds (Chenneville, 2010, p. 84), which encompasses 50% of all new cases of HIV...
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