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Cognitive dysfunction among HIV positive and HIV negative patients with psychosis in Uganda
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
Background: Cognitive impairment is an established phenomenon in HIV infected individuals and patients that have psychosis. However there is need to establish the severity of the impairment if patients are co morbid with ...
Second assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa
(Informa Healthcare, 2008)
In July of 2006, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS (CMHRA) sponsored the second conference on the Assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa, which was held in Arusha, ...
Frequency of and risk factors for HIV dementia in an HIV clinic in sub-Saharan Africa
(American Academy of Neurology, 2007)
Objective: To measure the frequency and associated risk factors of HIV dementia in an HIV clinic in Kampala, Uganda. Methods: We systematically sampled 78 HIV-seropositive (HIV ) patients from an ambulatory HIV ...
A Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a board game on patients' knowledge uptake of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases at the Infectious Diseases Institute, Kampala, Uganda
(JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 2012-03-01)
Background: As the number of HIV infections continues to rise, the search for effective health education strategies must intensify. A new educational board game was developed to increase HIV peoples' attention and knowledge ...
NeuroAIDS in Africa
(Informa Healthcare, 2010)
In July 2009, the Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS at the National Institute of Mental Health organized and supported the meeting “NeuroAIDS in Africa.” This meeting was held in Cape Town, South Africa, and ...
Antiretroviral therapy improves cognitive impairment in HIV individuals in Sub-Saharan Africa
(American Academy of Neurology (AAN), 2006)
Abstract—Background: Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) can improve cognitive performance in some patients with HIV-associated cognitive impairment in the United States. The effect of HAART on HIV dementia ...
Pharmacokinetics of antiretroviral drug varies with formulation in the target population of children with HIV-1
(Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Nature Publishing Group), 2012-02-21)
The bioequivalence of formulations is usually evaluated in healthy adult volunteers. In our study in 19 HIV-1-infected Ugandan children (1.8–4 years of age, weight 12 to <15 kg) receiving zidovudine, lamivudine, and abacavir ...
Prevalence and factors associated with cryptococcal antigenemia among severely immunosuppressed HIV-infected adults in Uganda: a cross-sectional study
(Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2012-03-14)
Background: Cryptococcal infection is a common opportunistic infection among severely immunosuppressed HIV patients and is associated with high mortality. Positive cryptococcal antigenemia is an independent predictor of ...
Bronchoscopy is useful for diagnosing smear-negative tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients
(European Respiratory Journal, 2010)
An Autopsy Study Describing Causes of Death and Comparing Clinico-Pathological Findings among Hospitalized Patients in Kampala, Uganda
(PLoS ONE, 2012-03-14)
Background: Information on causes of death in HIV-infected patients in Sub-Saharan Africa is mainly derived from observational cohort and verbal autopsy studies. Autopsy is the gold standard to ascertain cause of death. ...