Elizabeth Stein received a nurse-midwifery education and masters of science in nursing from Columbia University School of Nursing and a masters of public health from Columbia University School of Public Health. She is currently involved with NIH/HIV research and clinical care (ob/gyn) at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn and Kings County Hospital Center.
REDUCING PERINATAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV: EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND INTERVENTIONS DURING PREGNANCY
Version of Record online: 26 JAN 2011
2000 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health
Volume 45, Issue 2, pages 122–129, March-April 2000
How to Cite
Stein, E., Handelsman, E. and Matthews, R. (2000), REDUCING PERINATAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV: EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND INTERVENTIONS DURING PREGNANCY. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health, 45: 122–129. doi: 10.1016/S1526-9523(00)00005-2
- Issue online: 26 JAN 2011
- Version of Record online: 26 JAN 2011
This article reviews the New York State regulations regarding expedited testing of newborns for exposure to HIV. Included is a review of statistics as well as the medical and obstetric management of HIV positive pregnant women, including route of delivery. The professional responsibility of midwives, physicians, and other clinicians regarding maternal and neonatal health care is emphasized, especially in states without expedited testing.