Prevention for HIV+ Patients Brochure

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Prevention for HIV+ Patients Brochure

Description

This brochure for Veterans Administration (VA) health care providers describes secondary prevention activities for patients with HIV.

This brochure answers the following questions:

  • What is secondary HIV prevention?
  • What are the goals of secondary HIV prevention?
  • Who in VA medical centers, clinics, and Vet Centers can conduct secondary HIV prevention activities?
  • Why should VA health care providers practice secondary HIV prevention activities with their HIV+ patients?
  • What are secondary HIV prevention activities that can take place in VA health care settings?
  • How can VA health care providers help HIV+ patients who are resistant to practicing risk reduction behaviors?

Developer:

Veterans Health Administration

Funding Sources:

Veterans Health Administration

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: September 2007
Last Updated: 03/07/12

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