Georgia Hospital Possibly Exposes Veterans to HIV, HCV

Due to improperly sterilized equipment, over 4,600 veterans who had been given care at the Carl Vinson Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia, were tested for exposure to HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C.
CURATED BY: Sarah Smith

Study Looks at Provider Experience and Life Stressors as Impacts to Patient Adherence in HIV

According to new research that was published in AIDS and Behavior in January 2022, having an understanding of patient experiences and expectations in addition to individual life stressors in the...
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Sarah Smith

Link Between Smoking, Alcohol, and Drug Use and Virological Outcomes in Those Living With HIV

In a 2022 study, investigators aimed to report associations between people living with HIV and the growing evidence suggesting that those with HIV have considerable morbidity from alcohol, cigarette smoking,...
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Sarah Smith

COVID-19 Outcomes for Those With HIV

Although initial studies showed that there was not a greater risk in mortality in individuals with HIV infected with COVID-19, larger analyses that were adjusted for age showed otherwise....
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Sarah Smith

The Cancer Risk for Those With HIV

Individuals with HIV have a considerably greater risk for certain types of cancer vs those who do not have HIV at the same age, which are known as “AIDS-defining malignancies,”...
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Sarah Smith

Facts About HIV

Of the estimated 1.2 million individuals who have HIV in the United States, approximately 13% of them need testing, as they don’t know that they have it....
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Sarah Smith

HIV and AIDS Overview

HIV targets and alters the immune system, and without treatment, the virus may advance to stage III HIV, or AIDS. Those with HIV who have access to quality healthcare are...
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Sarah Smith

Patient Management Guidelines

National Institutes of Health Guidelines

The National Institutes of Health has a database of medical practice guidelines related to HIV prevention and treatment.
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Sarah Smith

World Health Organization Guidelines

The World Health Organization has updated consolidated guidelines on preventing, treating, and caring for central populations with HIV, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmitted infections.
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Sarah Smith

Clinical Practice Guidelines

This source provides access to several federally-approved clinical practice guidelines for HIV and AIDS, as well as Center for Disease Control and Prevention guideline reports.
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Sarah Smith
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