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HIV/AIDS

Jul 01, 2021 Issue
Management of Infants Born to Mothers with HIV Infection [Article]

In the United States, approximately 5,000 women living with HIV infection give birth each year. HIV can be transmitted from a mother to her child at any time during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and breastfeeding. Because of effective preventive measures, the transmission rate from pregnant women t...


Apr 1, 2021 Issue
HIV Infection in Adults: Initial Management [Article]

One-half of the estimated 1.1 million people in the United States with HIV infection are not receiving effective antiretroviral therapy. Starting ART early, followed by continuous lifetime treatment, most effectively achieves durable virologic suppression and restoration of immune function that can improve clinical outcomes and prevent transmission to partners who are seronegative. Initial antiretroviral therapy selection should be guided by co-occurring conditions.


Nov 15, 2019 Issue
Screening for HIV Infection and Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection [Putting Prevention into Practice]

J.S., a 29-year-old transgender woman, presents for her first maintenance visit with a new family physician. It has been three years since her previous visit with a primary care physician. She has no chronic illnesses, stopped using tobacco products four years ago, and reports that she has never used illicit substances.


Nov 15, 2019 Issue
Screening for HIV Infection: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

The USPSTF recommends that clinicians screen for HIV infection in adolescents and adults aged 15 to 65 years. Younger adolescents and older adults who are at increased risk of infection should also be screened.


Nov 15, 2019 Issue
Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

The USPSTF recommends that clinicians offer preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with effective antiretroviral therapy to persons who are at high risk of HIV acquisition.


Sep 15, 2019 Issue
Cervical Cancer, Febrile Seizures, HIV Infection, Dyspepsia [AFP Clinical Answers]

Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal's content, written by and for family physicians.


Mar 15, 2019 Issue
HIV Prevention and Treatment with ART: International Antiviral Society Updates Recommendations [Practice Guidelines]

Antiretroviral therapy is the key to preventing and managing human immunodeficiency virus infection. Based on the availability of new medications and treatment options, the USA Panel of the International Antiviral Society has updated its 2016 recommendations.


Aug 1, 2017 Issue
HIV-Associated Complications: A Systems-Based Approach [Article]

Persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection often develop complications related directly to the infection, as well as to its treatment. Get updates on key cardiovascular, neurologic, pulmonary, hepatic, renal, and metabolic complications of HIV infection, as well as antiviral-associated complications.


Jul 15, 2017 Issue
Hypoxemia and Nonproductive Cough [Photo Quiz]

A 47-year-old man presented with general fatigue, chills, dyspnea, dry cough, and occasional subjective fever. Chest radiography demonstrated diffuse hazy opacities.


Jul 1, 2017 Issue
Tenofovir for Prevention of HIV Infection [Medicine by the Numbers]

The benefits are greater than the harm in using tenofovir for HIV prevention, but cost-effectiveness and personal preferences are critical.


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