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How to allay your patients' concerns about that C.D.C. case of purported oral-oral transmission
OPTIMAL MEDICAL MANAGEMENT
The clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of TB in patients with HIV infection
Predictors of TB infection: Geographical region and induration size of positive PPD test help identify those at risk... Isoniazid in HIV-positive patients at high risk for TB: Six months of prophylaxis produces no benefit... C.D.C. data can help clinicians identify patients at high risk for drug-resistant TB... Combivir®, first two-in-one antiretroviral agent, wins F.D.A. approval..."Prevention Works!," an update: Skills-building prevention programs for men who have sex with men prove effective -- and cost-effective as well... Broad-based prevention programs have little impact on high-risk behavior, but targeted interventions produce results... Transmission risk can be reduced among IDUs, but only when indirect risks are also addressed...
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A list of low-fat and no-fat snacks that your patients can take along with their indinavir dose, if they need to eat at a scheduled dosing time
Is this individual a candidate for aggressive suppression therapy?
This article was provided by San Francisco General Hospital. It is a part of the publication HIV Newsline.