Anti-retroviral agents

Innovations

Low-Income, Rural HIV/AIDS Patients Receive Regular Text Messages, Leading to Higher Quality of Life and Greater Engagement in Care 10/04/11

In an HIV/AIDS patient engagement pilot study, predominantly rural, low-income, African-American HIV patients who had been absent from care (or at risk of becoming disengaged) received regular,...

Hospital Successfully Links Recently Released, HIV-Positive Prisoners to Medical, Mental Health, and Social Services, Reducing Recidivism 02/17/11

Through Project Bridge, Miriam Hospital links HIV-positive prisoners to community-based medical care and social services to enable successful reentry into the community. Beginning a few months...

County Health Department Enacts Systems-Based Changes in Primary Care Sites, Leading to Enhanced Access to Care and Improved Outcomes for HIV/AIDS Patients 11/10/08

The Monroe County Health Department enacted a number of systems-based changes to improve access to routine and ongoing care for patients with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency...

Medical Outreach to HIV Patients in Unstable Housing Increases Use of Care and HIV-Related Medications and Improves Patient Perceptions of Quality 05/16/08

Between 2001 and 2009, the Medical Outreach Program enhanced services provided to unstably housed, minority individuals with human immunodeficiency virus by including physicians on the community...

Nurse-Led Assessment and Tailored Intervention Did Not Improve Adherence to Medication Regimens in HIV/AIDS Patients 01/18/08

A nurse-led program designed to improve adherence to antiretroviral medication regimens for patients with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome who are homeless or live...

QualityTools

HIV and Its Treatment: What You Should Know--Health Information for Patients 12/17/07

These fact sheets are intended for use by people recently diagnosed with HIV infection or those who are considering starting HIV treatment. The fact sheets are designed as a series but may be used as stand-alone documents. Information in these...

Side Effects of Anti-HIV Medications, Fact Sheets 12/17/07

This series of fact sheets discusses some of the major side effects of anti-HIV medications. The information in this series is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-...

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