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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.


Nov 1, 2016 Issue
Primary Care for Patients with HIV Infection: It’s Not Who Should Provide It, It’s How to Provide It [Editorials]

The major challenge is not to address whether primary care clinicians without substantial HIV experience should provide HIV care, but to create a framework that allows all primary care clinicians to provide the best possible care for their patients living with HIV infection.


Nov 1, 2016 Issue
Initial Management of Patients with HIV Infection [Article]

Learn when and how to initiate antiretroviral therapy, including which laboratory tests to order, which immunizations should be given, and how to initiate and choose an antiretroviral regimen.


Oct 15, 2016 Issue
Fever and Rash in a Patient with HIV Infection [Photo Quiz]

A man with HIV presented with fever and widespread, severely painful, pruritic vesicles and pustules.


Sep 1, 2016 Issue
CDC Releases Updated Guidelines for Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection Drug, or Other Nonoccupational Exposures to HIV [Practice Guidelines]

Postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with anti-retroviral drugs to prevent transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) following sexual or injection drug use exposures (nonoccupational PEP or nPEP) is an essential intervention requiring a timely response. Updated guidelines from the Centers for Dis...


Mar 15, 2016 Issue
Preexposure Prophylaxis with Tenofovir/Emtricitabine Prevents HIV Infection in Men Who Have Unprotected Anal Intercourse [POEMs]

Preexposure prophylaxis in high-risk men who have unprotected anal intercourse reduces the likelihood of developing HIV (number needed to treat = 17 per year). Participants averaged 15 pills per month, which costs approximately $700 per month ($8,400 per year). Condoms would be a much more cost-effe...


Apr 1, 2015 Issue
HIV Prevention: Recommendations from the International Antiviral Society—USA Panel [Practice Guidelines]

With the introduction of combination antiretroviral therapy (ART), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has become a chronic disease that can be managed, rather than a deadly infection. The International Antiviral Society—USA Panel has provided recommendations regarding these approaches that, when app...


Mar 15, 2015 Issue
ART for HIV: Recommendations from the International Antiviral Society—USA Panel [Practice Guidelines]

The International Antiviral Society—USA Panel has provided recommendations for management of HIV infection with antiretroviral therapy (ART). Evidence has shown that ART for treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is effective in preventing transmission among couples. Additionally,...


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