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How to manage patients who defualt from INH prophylaxis

If a patient on INH prophylactic therapy defualts from the treatment from treatment for some time like a month, what do we do for such clients which are becoming significant in era of universal IPT for all eligible? It is a global public health...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...re-offered) to at-risk, eligible persons. For those who decline treatment, a harm-reduction philosophy of continuing to engage patients in ongoing care and health monitoring can still decrease the risk of reactivation of tuberculosis or early... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv... Read more »

Nurse stuck with Needle from HIV patient

Dr. Bob,Tonight during Thanksgiving dinner, my sister-in-law told me about having to go on PEP... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco General Hospital

A Guide to Pain Managment in HIV-Infected Patients

...Pain in patients with HIV disease is undertreated to an alarming degree: estimates suggest that only 15% of these patients receive adequate analgesic Read more »
The Body PRO

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...individuals at high risk for HIV infection are also likely to be at risk for HBV or HCV coinfection. Overall, approximately 25% of patients in the United States with HIV are also infected with HCV. 4 In contrast, the prevalence of HBV in... Read more »
Insight Medical Communications Inc.

Update on Antiretroviral Treatment Failure and the Management of Treatment-Experienced HIV-Infected Patients

...class. Although we are learning more, and the incidence of triple-antiretroviral-class resistance is decreasing overall, these patients remain a challenge to manage. Failure can be detected by a loss of virologic or immunologic control or by the... Read more »
The Body PRO

New Developments in the Management of HIV Treatment-Naive Patients

...lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r, Kaletra) soft-gel capsules (SGC) in treatment-naive individuals, this was found to be true only among patients with low baseline viral loads. Once-Daily Didanosine + Lamivudine + Efavirenz Juan Berenguer and... Read more »
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new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
...all over the news...on FOX/CNN/local news. Check it out or google for more information.. http://www.voanews.com/english/archive/2008-08/2008-08-01-voa59.cfm?CFID=56292805&CFTOKEN=52019438 Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...his future. But at what cost? That is the question, heretical to some, that is now being voiced by scientists, doctors and patients encountering a constellation of ailments showing up prematurely or in disproportionate numbers among the first... Read more »

Reporter seeking anonymous sources

Posted by Anonymous
...I'm a reporter for Business 2.0 magazine, writing a story on online disease management companies helping patients manage conditions such as HIV/AIDS. One company allows patients to log on to a Website to answer daily Read more »

How do you manage your health care?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...body chemistries. I would think that a specialty would have developed over the last 25 years that focused on the long term management of people with HIV/AIDS. I imagine this as a primary care physician who has extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS... Read more »