Role of the pharmacist in perinatal management of HIV disease

November 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;11/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 22, p2116
Academic Journal
The article discusses the execution of opt-out HIV testing during pregnancy, using combination anti-retroviral therapy (ART), and the support of a multidisciplinary team. It mentions that the Northern Alberta HIV Program is the first to define the major contributions of the multidisciplinary perinatal HIV disease management protocol. The article also mentions that pharmacists are involved in providing uniform patient care at all stages of pregnancy and during the postpartum period.


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