Prognosis in HIV and AIDS #213

Oppenheim, Steven
September 2009
Journal of Palliative Medicine;Sep2009, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p833
Academic Journal
The article discusses the prognostication in patients who are suffering life-threatening complications related to HIV infection. It states that age, remaining antiviral treatment options, opportunistic infections' responses to therapy and the development of untreatable complication are some of the factors affecting prognosis. Common causes of death in patients with HIV/AIDS with available survival data are discussed.


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