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Depression symptoms and cognitive function among individuals with advanced HIV infection initiating HAART in Uganda
(BMC Psychiatry, 2010)
Background: Among patients with HIV infection, depression is the most frequently observed psychiatric disorder. The presence of depressive symptoms and cognitive dysfunction among HIV patients has not been well studied in ...
Prevalence, incidence and predictors of severe anaemia with zidovudine-containing regimens in African adults with HIV infection within the DART trial
(International Medical Press, 2006)
Objective: To describe the prevalence, incidence and predictors of severe anaemia in previously untreated symptomatic HIV-infected adults with CD4+ T-cells <200 cells/mm3 initiating zidovudine-containing regimens in Africa. ...
Pattern of neuropsychological performance among HIV positive patients in Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2007)
Background: Few studies have examined cognitive functioning of HIV positive patients in sub-Saharan Africa. It cannot be assumed that HIV positive patients in Africa exhibit the same declines as patients in high-resource ...
Assessment of the patient flow at the infectious diseases institute out-patient clinic, Kampala, Uganda
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2007)
In order to cope with the increasing patient load, a study was performed to identify bottlenecks in patient flow at the Infectious Diseases out-patient clinic in Kampala, Uganda on 10 January 2005. On a standardised ...
Free antiretrovirals must not be restricted only to treatment-naive patients: experience in Uganda suggests that restricting access is not the way forward
(Public Library of Science, 2005-10)
The International HIV Dementia Scale: a new rapid screening test for HIV dementia
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005)
Objective: HIV dementia is an important neurological complication of advanced HIV infection. The use of a cross-cultural screening test to detect HIV dementia within the international community is critical for diagnosing ...
Validation of the missoula-vitas quality of- life index among patients with advanced AIDS in urban Kampala, Uganda
The Missoula-Vitas Quality-of-Life Index (MVQOLI) is a unique tool specifically designed to measure quality of life (QOL) in advanced illness in a palliative care setting. The aim of this study was to explore its cross-cultural ...
Clinical presentation of bipolar mania in HIV-positive patients in Uganda.
(American Psychiatric Publishing, 2009)
Background: Secondary mania in HIV-positive individuals has been well documented; however, cases of bipolar mania in HIV infection occur, as well. Objective: This is the first controlled study of the demographic and clinical ...
HIV Subtype D Is Associated with Dementia, Compared with Subtype A, in Immunosuppressed Individuals at Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Kampala, Uganda
(Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2009)
Background. In the United States, clade B is the predominant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) subtype, whereas in sub-Saharan Africa, clades A, C, and D are the predominant subtypes. HIV subtype may have an impact on ...
Early-onset versus late-onset HIV-related secondary mania in Uganda.
Background: First-episode secondary mania in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has been described among samples of predominantly Caucasian, HIV-positive male patients in developed countries. Objective: The goal ...