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Cause-Specific Mortality and the Contribution of Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in the First 3 Years after Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in an Urban African Cohort
(Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2009)
Background. Although many studies have reported high early mortality among patients enrolled in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs in sub-Saharan Africa—particularly among those individuals with advanced immunodeficiency— ...
Bilateral pedal edema in an HIV patient: Lopinavir/Ritonavir-containing treatment regimen as a potential cause?
(Open Learning on Enteric Pathogens, 2009-03)
A large number of patients are switched to second-line antiretroviral therapy, especially in resource limited settings. Lopinavir/Ritonavir is the main drug used in second-line treatment regimens. We describe a patient ...
Improvement of the patient flow in a large urban clinic with high HIV seroprevalence in Kampala, Uganda
(International Journal of STD & AIDS, 2009)
Antiretroviral treatment roll-out programmes in Africa often have difficulties to cope with the increasing number of clients. Based on the findings of a survey carried out in 2005 that showed long waiting times, innovative ...
Potential impact of task-shifting on costs of antiretroviral therapy and physician supply in Uganda
(BMC Health Services Research, 2009-01-09)
Background Lower-income countries face severe health worker shortages. Recent evidence suggests that this problem can be mitigated by task-shifting—delegation of aspects of health care to less specialized health workers. ...