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Medications For Hiv Patients

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Ask the Experts

Whether to medicate HIV patients

Hi Judith. Thank you for your contributions here.I've been HIV+ for over 12 years. Initially, the medication goal was to keep the viral load down as much as possible. But we've found that there are a myriad of side effects from the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The US Public Health Service has published and recently (Feb 2001) updated HIV treatment guidelines that parallel what your doctor is saying. I have a different opinion, and am willing to treat HIV-infected individuals who want and are ready for... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use, Sexual Activity, Patient-Provider Communication, and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Infected Patients in Care, San Francisco, 2004-2006

"While numerous studies examine methamphetamine use and associated risky sexual behaviors in HIV-uninfected individuals, few studies have surveyed HIV-infected individuals in the health care setting," the authors wrote. To assess the frequency and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Electronic Medical Records Cut Medication Errors for HIV Hospital Patients

Researchers at IDWeek 2012 have stated that the use of electronic medical records (EMR) technology has reduced medication errors among hospitalized HIV patients from 16 percent to 1.1 percent, a 93 percent reduction. Jean Lee, Pharm.D., clinical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/Biloxi Sun Herald Examines Medical Care for HIV/AIDS Patients in Mississippi Delta

The AP/Biloxi Sun Herald on Sunday examined HIV/AIDS treatment services in the Mississippi Delta and how many people living with HIV/AIDS in the region "struggle with the bureaucracy of receiving care." According to Alonzo Dukes -- president and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Extension of Medi-Cal to Bolster Help to HIV Patients

In September, California Gov. Gray Davis signed legislation extending Medi-Cal coverage to all uninsured Californians who have HIV but have not progressed to AIDS. Previously, only those with AIDS were covered by the state medical insurance program.... Read more »
Connect With Others

RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients

Posted by Anonymous
To Whom It May Concern:

RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients

On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our upcoming research undertaking. We are conducting an important study among... Read more »

Seeking HIV Patients for Paid Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply



To Whom It May Concern:

RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients

On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our upcoming research undertaking. We are conducting an important study among... Read more »

RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients

Posted by Anonymous
To Whom It May Concern:

On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our upcoming research undertaking. We are conducting an important study among individuals who have been diagnosed... Read more »

Seeking HIV Patients for Paid Study

Posted by Anonymous
On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our upcoming research undertaking. We are conducting an important study among individuals who have been diagnosed as HIV positive. Our... Read more »