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  1. Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Prevention in Developing Countries

    HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
    September 2002
    Elliot Marseille, DrPH, MPP, University of California San Francisco; Stephen F. Morin, PhD, University of California San Francisco; Chris Collins, MPP, Progressive Health Partners; Todd Summers, Progressive Health Partners; Thomas J. Coates, PhD, University of California San Francisco; James G. Kahn, MD, MPH, University of California San Francisco
    This chapter posits that HIV prevention interventions in developing countries can reduce the incidence of HIV infection and sometimes save financial resources in the process. It also provides an overview...

  2. HIV Therapy in "Triple-Diagnosed" Patients: HIV Infection, Drug Use, and Mental Illness

    Gerald H. Friedland, MD, Yale School of Medicine
    May 15, 2001; Updated January 2002
    An increasing number and proportion of HIV-1 infected individuals are active or former drug users. In addition to the well-known complications of HIV disease, drug users have high rates of other medical...

  3. Clinical Overview of HIV Disease

    HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
    January 2006
    C. Bradley Hare, MD, University of California San Francisco
    Widespread awareness of HIV disease began with a brief report in 1981, published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, of a rare pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis carinii (now known...

  4. Inpatient Management of the Adult with Advanced HIV Disease

    HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
    August 1998
    Anne M. Hughes, RN, MN, FNP, Community Health Network of San Francisco; Diane Jones, RN, San Francisco General Hospital
    Despite the promise of combination antiretroviral therapy and the prophylaxis of opportunistic pathogens in preventing or delaying HIV-related illnesses, some persons with HIV disease will become sick...

  5. Infection and Travel in Patients with HIV Disease

    HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
    January 2004
    Janice K. Louie, MD, MPH, DTM&H, University of California San Francisco; Harry W. Lampiris, MD, University of California San Francisco
    The widespread use of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) has largely transformed HIV infection into a chronic disease in an increasing number of individuals and countries. Travelers infected with HIV...

  6. HIV Transmission and Prevention in Prisons

    HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
    April 2006
    Elizabeth Kantor, MD, University of California San Francisco
    Prisoners are at exceptional risk for infection with HIV because of the association of injection drug use with incarceration. Women prisoners who have practiced prostitution, which frequently is associated...

  7. Prevalence of HIV infection in conflict-affected and displaced people in seven sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review

    Global Health Sciences Literature Digest
    August 14, 2007

  8. Global Response

    Conference presentation
    April 23, 2010
    Panelists in this workshop reported on their global experiences developing, adapting and implementing HIV prevention strategies including voluntary counseling and testing, community mobilization, posttest support services, positive prevention and policy development interventions. They discussed how these HIV prevention interventions that are conducted on an international or multi-country basis require site-specific adaptations in order to (1) respond to sociocultural differences in HIV risk determinants and (2) make interventions more relevant to target populations.

  9. Raltegravir Proves Potent and Tolerable in Patients with Extensive Drug Resistance

    Conference presentation
    Susa Coffey, MD, HIV InSite Medical Editor, Center for HIV Information, University of California San Francisco
    April 4, 2007
    HIV InSite's Coverage of the 14th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

  10. Ward 86 Practice Recommendations: Bacterial Infections

    A Cure for HIV
    October 2014
    updated August 2018

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