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HIV Infection in Older Adults

Medical Care Criteria Committee, April 2015 Effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) has prolonged the lifespan of people living with HIV. Non-HIV/AIDS-related conditions now account for most morbidity and mortality among older people with HIV infection. Although ART reduces the effects of HIV disease and chronic inflammation, it does not restore normal immunologic function. The literature describes an … Continue reading “HIV Infection in Older Adults”

For Care Providers: Online Resources

August 2021 EDUCATION AIDS Education Training Center (AETC): Northeast/Caribbean AETC Resource Library National HIV Curriculum Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Public Health Image Library Sexually Transmitted Diseases E-patients.net: Salzburg Statement on Shared Decision Making New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH): Making the Sexual History a Routine Part of Primary Care … Continue reading “For Care Providers: Online Resources”

Online Resources for Education, Information, and Services

August 2021 EDUCATION AIDSinfo: Training for Health Care Providers AIDS Education Training Center (AETC): Northeast/Caribbean AETC Resource Library National HIV Curriculum Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): HIV/AIDS Learning Center HIV Testing Public Health Image Library E-patients.net: Salzburg Statement on Shared Decision Making HIV and Aging: hiv-age.org National Center for Transgender Equality: 2015 U.S. Transgender … Continue reading “Online Resources for Education, Information, and Services”

Insomnia Screening and Treatment

Mental Health Guidelines Committee, April 2013 Insomnia occurs frequently in HIV-infected patients and during all stages of HIV disease [Reid et al. 2005]. Although insomnia is not unique to the HIV-infected population, insomnia screening should be part of routine HIV care due to the potentially negative effects of insomnia on health, including HIV disease progression. What is … Continue reading “Insomnia Screening and Treatment”

Antiretroviral Agents Recommended for PEP

Updated May 2021 The medications listed below include antiretroviral agents recommended for PEP (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, emtricitabine, and either raltegravir or dolutegravir) as well as alternative antiretroviral drugs that may be used in the setting of potential HIV resistance, toxicity risks, or constraints on the availability of particular agents. For information on all antiretroviral medications, … Continue reading “Antiretroviral Agents Recommended for PEP”