Original Article: PDF OnlyExposure to Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the Endoscopy Setting A Personal ExperienceSATTLER, LINDSAY, BA, RN, CGRNAuthor Information Lindsay Sattler. BA, RN, CGRN, is clinical supervisor of the endoscopy unit at the University of Colorado Health Science Center in Denver. Colorado. Gastroenterology Nursing: April 1993 - Volume 15 - Issue 5 - p 197-200 Buy Abstract Physicians and staff in the endoscopy unit are seeing an increasing number of patients who are human immunodeficiency virus positive or who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Despite the practice of universal precautions, exposure can occur very easily. It happened to me. This article describes some of the details of my experience in the hope that it will increase awareness and promote the use of better precautions in all hospital settings. © The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates 1993. All Rights Reserved.