TITLE

Treatment of HIV/AIDS: Do the Dilemmas Only Increase?

AUTHOR(S)
Sande, Merle A.; Ronald, Allan
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;7/14/2004, Vol. 292 Issue 2, p266
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents an editorial on HIV/AIDS treatment and mentions articles in this issue of "JAMA". Guidelines set by the International AIDS Society-USA (IAS-USA) for HIV care reported in this issue; View that clinical trials using highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) should be redirected to regions of the world that have resource-limited societies; The IAS-USA guidlines for starting therapy; Advances in treating HIV infection with stavudine or with a combination of emtricitabine, didanosine and efavirenz; Progress in HIV therapy over the past the eight years; The goal for patient compliance; Discussion of single-dose nevirapine therapy to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV; The need for health personnel to implement strategies that will control the global epidemic.
ACCESSION #
13833468

 

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