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- See how to increase care for HIV-positive women. // Contraceptive Technology Update;Apr2010, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p46
The author focuses on a program that integrates gynecologic care with HIV management to address the reluctance of women with HIV to seek gynecological care.
- Emergence of HIV-1 drug-resistant variants in women following antiretroviral prophylaxis for the prevention of mother to child transmission. Mani, M.; Ramalingam, V. V; Lionel, J.; Christina, S.A.; Sachithanandham, J.; Peedicayil, A; Kannangai, R. // Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Apr2015, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p225
Emergence of drug resistance following HIV prophylaxis has an important impact on ART program. Objective: To investigate the emergence of drug resistance in HIV-1 infected pregnant women. Materials and Methods: Fifty-three HIV-1 infected pregnant women who had received 4-12 weeks of antenatal...
- Skin lesion, fever, and infiltrate in a patient with HIV. Pennachio, Dorothy L. // Patient Care;10/15/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 19, p127
Presents a case study of an HIV-positive 40-year-old woman with skin lesion, fever and infiltrate. Tests that should be performed; Most likely diagnosis.
- China: hospital refuses to treat HIV-positive woman. Cozac, David // HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;Oct2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p19
The article reports on the refusal of Chinese hospital to treat HIV-positive woman, who was seriously injured in a wage dispute.
- The new antiretroviral `cocktails': Is the stage set for HIV-positive women to benefit? Walmsley, Sharon // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/10/98, Vol. 158 Issue 3, p339
Editorial. Discusses the needs of HIV-positive women and how they can benefit from drug cocktails. The combination antiretroviral therapy to be initiated before major immunologic destruction occurs; The challenges of informing the patient and promoting compliance; Reference to a study by...
- Nursing instructor to study Hispanic women with HIV. // Journal of Business (10756124);12/07/2000, Vol. 15 Issue 25, pB7
Reports on a grant received by Spokane, Washington nursing instructor Maria del Rosario Valdez to look for ways to improve health care for HIV-positive women. Valdez's role at the Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education/Washington State University College of Nursing (ICNE); Provision of...
- In South Africa, only the funeral industry is booming. McClelland, Colin // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/3/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p526
Focuses on the effects of HIV/AIDS on South Africa. Role of South African President Thabo Mbeki and his views towards the AIDS crisis; Use of the drug nevirapine for pregnant women with HIV; Statistics on HIV-related deaths; Speculation towards the future of health care in South Africa.
- Change in Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Treatment among Women with HIV/AIDS as a.... Brown, Vivian B.; Smereck, Geoffrey A.D. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Jul2000, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p381
Assesses the perceived barriers and facilitators to obtaining treatment services for women with HIV/AIDS virus in the United States. Change in total barriers and facilitators score over time; Decrease in perceived barriers to care; Difference between the perceived barriers of men and women;...
- HIV-1 Infected Women and Prenatal Care Utilization: Barriers and Facilitators. Napravnik, Sonia; Royce, Rachel; Walter, Emmanuel; Lim, Wilma // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Aug2000, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p411
In an effort to understand issues affecting prenatal care access and utilization from the perspectives of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women who receive inadequate prenatal care, we conducted three in-depth qualitative and quantitative interviews. From a thematic analysis of the...