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You have an HlV-positive patient in the office. you ask her if she has informed her partner that she is HIV-positive. She has rcpeatedlv resisted your attempts to have her inforn the partner. She is pregnant with his child. The partnerr is in the waiting room and u have meet him many times .
What should you do?
a. Inform thc partner now.
b. Respect her confidentiality.
c. Refer your patient to another physician who is comfortable with her wishes.
d. Tell the partner to practice safe sex from now on but don't tell him her HIV
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a. inform the partener
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