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Attitudes of emergency medical service providers towards AIDS.


Psychol Rep. 1990 Dec;67(3 Pt 2):1314. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

19 mobile, intensive care paramedics and 21 RNs scored similarly on Rotter's I-E scale and on a 15-item attitude inventory. Aware of dangers associated with treating people with AIDS, they do not want to change careers and, on the average, agree slightly that they treat AIDS patients like other patients.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/*PSYCHOLOGY Adult Allied Health Personnel/*PSYCHOLOGY *Attitude of Health Personnel Emergency Medical Services Female Human Male Nurses/*PSYCHOLOGY JOURNAL ARTICLE


Information in this article was accurate in July 30, 1991. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.