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HIV prophylaxis means discussing sex, drugs with patients

Many people who are PrEP candidates do not know their risk of HIV infection. ... Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States 2014: A Clinical Practice Guideline.
September 2014


emtricitabine. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends offering preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with effective antiretroviral therapy to patients at high risk for HIV infection. ... who are outside that age range but are at increased
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Task Force recommends screening everyone for HIV

The Task Force strongly recommends that clinicians screen all people aged 15 to 65 for HIV infection. ... Younger adolescents and older adults who are at an increased risk for HIV infection should also be screened.
June 2019

Why does sore throat diagnosis and management cause controversy?

or Europe these days). Or sore throats can represent the initial presentation of HIV infection.
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Early antiretroviral treatment prevents HIV spread between sexual partners

Genetic analysis confirmed that the source of the new infection was the previously HIV-infected partner. ... The U.S. federal treatment guidelines were modified recently to recommend earlier treatment for people with HIV infection to improve health
June 2019

Preventing cervical cancer in Tanzania

This translates to high rates of HIV infection, pelvic inflammatory disease and the spectrum of disease caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). ... The point here is that all HPV infection does not necessarily need treatment.
June 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Red, scaly skin lesions

This patient should be tested for HIV infection. He has extensive new-onset psoriasis accompanied by asymmetric peripheral arthritis that predominantly involves the small joints and dactylitis. ... for example, immunosuppressive therapy would not be
March 2011

Moxifloxacin for MRSA: Why is this not standard of care?

It has become an especially big problem among intravenous drug abusers who are some of our sickest patients anyway, with coexisting issues like HIV infection and lack of adequate medical care. ... But we can evaluate the urine quite quickly, in minutes
June 2019


smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling,. counseling to prevent tobacco use, screening for HIV infection, and screening for sexually transmitted.
May 2013

Integrating routine HIV screening into practice

Stress that early treatment not only protects them from the most serious consequences of HIV infection but also prevents transmission of HIV to others. ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Association of Public Health
September 2016

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