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Medical Management Of Hiv

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The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

...Infections (OIs) in HIV-Positive People View the chart below or download a PDF version (70KB) . Bartlett, J.G. & Gallant, J.E. (2002). Management of opportunistic infections and other complications of HIV infection. Medical Management of HIV Infection, Online Edition: Retrieved June 2003 from www.hopkins-aids.edu/publications/book/book_toc.html . Castro, K.G. et. al. (1993). 1993 revised classification system for HIV...
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term explanation

...In "2003 Medical Management Of HIV Infection" book published by Johns Hopkins University they describe HIV associated rash as ERYTHEMATOUS, MACULOPAPULAR. Would
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
1. Red2. Lumpy-bumpy, raisedRegardsGraeme Moyle Read more »

Oxandrin

As recently as yesterday my doctor prescribed a 3 month course of Oxandrin (5mg x 2/day) to help offset significant weight loss. Do you have any information on patient assistance programs for this medication, as my prescription coverage does not...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
...Most companies that supply medications used in managing HIV disease and complications have patient assistance programs. Your doctor, pharmacist, or case manager should have contact information Read more »

HIV medication

I have been recently diagnosed as HIV + and the medical facility that is treating me (HIV Specific) is choosing to keep me off meds at this time. The recent belief (so I've been told) is not to introduce medication until the T Cell count dips belos...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your HIV management seems quite reasonable particularly if you are seeing an HIV specialist you have confidence in who knows all of the Read more »

Opportunistic infection thresholds

In the past, I have seen charts that show CD4 counts along side the most common oi's. Could you let me know at which points is an HIV+ person most vulnerable to which oi's or guide me to a chart in a book or on the web?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
... ID textbooks like Mandell or Bartlett; HIV textbooks like Textbook of AIDS Medicine or AIDS Therapy; and John Bartlett's Medical Management of HIV Infection (known as the Hopkins Handbook). Many websites (including The Body) should have this... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Post-Intelligencer Examines Efforts to Improve Medication Management for HIV-Positive People

...examined efforts by some organizations and pharmacies in the city and surrounding area to improve medication management for HIV-positive people. The "dozens of pills or more" that some people living with HIV need to take daily "can seem... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...regular basis. Bartlett, J.G. (2003). Management of opportunistic infections and other complications of HIV infection. Medical Management of HIV Infection, Online Edition. Ch. 5: Retrieved July 2003 from ... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...treatment of pneumonias. Bartlett J.G. (2003). Management of opportunistic infections and other complications of HIV infection. Medical Management of HIV Infection, Online Edition. Ch. 5: Retrieved July 2003 from ... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

... AIDS Drugs Assistance Program The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is funded by the federal government to help pay for HIV drugs for people who might not be able to afford them otherwise. Your local ADAP office can let you know which drugs... Read more »
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confused

Posted by Anonymous
...dear confused, still no responses, i found this in "medical management of hiv", by Drs Gallant and Bartlett: "The window period: The time delay from infection to positive EIA averages 10 to 14 days with Read more »

John Hopkins on Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Seroconversion By John G. Bartlett, M.D. (24-Jan-2002) Dr. In response to a question posed on April 21, 2001 you quoted "The Medical Management of HIV Infection" (Bartlett & Gallant) as saying: The window period: The time delay from... Read more »

Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Seroconversion By John G. Bartlett, M.D. (24-Jan-2002) Dr. In response to a question posed on April 21, 2001 you quoted "The Medical Management of HIV Infection" (Bartlett & Gallant) as saying: The window period: The time delay from... Read more »

Average for positve test 10-14 days

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...As you all can see the average for positive test is 10-14 days before they said 21 or 25 days. Info from John Hopkins medical management of HIV 2001. The window period: The time delay from infection to positive EIA averages 10 to 14 days with... Read more »