TITLE

General Nutrition Management in Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

AUTHOR(S)
Nerad, Judith; Romeyn, Mary; Silverman, Ellyn; Allen-Reid, Jackie; Dieterich, Doug; Merchant, Jill; Pelletier, Veronique A.; Tinnerello, Donna; Fenton, Marcy
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/2/2003 Supplement 2, Vol. 36, pS52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nutritional management is integral to the care of all patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV infection results in complicated nutritional issues for patients, and there is growing evidence that nutritional interventions influence health outcomes in HIV-infected patients. We define levels of nutritional care, and we discuss when patients should be referred to providers (i.e., registered dietitians) with nutritional and HIV expertise.
ACCESSION #
9424556

 

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