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Case of the Month: Opioid Use and HIV Management During Pregnancy

This month, we feature a case from the Substance Use Warmline, our new clinician-to-clinician telephone consultation service focusing on substance use evaluation and management for primary care clinicians. This case, Opioid Use and HIV Management During Pregnancy, was authored by Joanna Eveland, MS, MD, with contributions from Lealah Pollock, MD, James Gasper, PharmD, and Cristina […]

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World AIDS Day 2015: Acting Now to End AIDS

World AIDS Day reminds us that while we have come far in the prevention and management of HIV, we still have progress to make as we strive toward an AIDS-free generation. This year’s federal theme, The Time to Act is Now, urges providers to engage with at-risk and HIV-positive patients on all points of the HIV Care […]

Case of the Month: PEP Management and Kidney Disease

Case Summary The Clinician Consultation Center received a call from an occupational health provider caring for a physician who had just been stuck with a needle used to perform an arthrocentesis on a known HIV-positive source patient (SP). The SP was taking combination antiretroviral therapy which consisted of co-formulated abacavir/lamivudine (Epzicom®) and efavirenz (Sustiva®). The […]

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Case of the Month: Exposure Management: Labor and Delivery and Breastfeeding

Case Summary The Clinician Consultation Center received a call from a nurse on labor and delivery (L&D) who was preparing to admit a woman who was actively in labor at 41 weeks gestation. From review of the chart, the patient (who is also a healthcare provider) sustained a needle-stick five to six weeks ago from […]

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HRSA’s Ryan White CARE Act Turns 25

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau’s Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act. The anniversary’s theme is “Moving Forward with CARE: Building on 25 Years of Passion, Purpose, and Excellence.” HRSA has been a leader in providing support for HIV care since the beginning of […]

Updated Perinatal HIV Treatment Guidelines

The HHS Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission has released updates to its Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States. New information on HIV in pregnant women, preconception counseling and care of […]

World Hepatitis Day and the CCC

July 28, 2015 marks World Hepatitis Day, a campaign to help raise awareness about prevention, testing, and treatment of hepatitis. This last year has been a time of rapid and exciting change for hepatitis C treatment in particular, with faster, simpler, and more effective courses available for curing the disease in some patients. Over the […]

Give the Test. Take Control.

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day! This is an important part of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) campaign to increase awareness and highlight the importance of HIV testing. Healthcare organizations, prevention and community-based services, and clinicians of all backgrounds and training levels can play a major role in ensuring that people […]

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and the CCC

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day helps bring the continued increase in new HIV infections among women to the fore. Understanding HIV in the context of women’s health helps providers maximize patient outcomes and lower transmission risk to partners or during pregnancy. The Clinician Consultation Center (CCC) can provide personalized guidance to clinicians treating […]

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