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Clinical HIV/AIDS Care Guidelines for Resource-Poor Settings

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Summary

These guidelines describe strategies to manage the health problems of AIDS patients at the different levels of care provision in order to ensure a continuum of care. For each level of care, a care strategy is proposed with the necessary equipment and drugs to respond to the health needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. A syndromic approach was used in producing this document, using algorithms that have been adapted from existing WHO guidelines. Different treatment options are described for a range of conditions and in the context of resource-limited environments.

Publisher: Médecins Sans Frontières
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Global
Audiences: Doctors/Physicians, Nurses, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Laboratory Workers, Community Health Workers/Volunteer Caregivers, Researchers
Literacy level: Medium
Topic Areas: Antiretroviral Treatment & Complications, Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment
Resource Type: Clinical Tools