HIV patients need primary, preventive care, updated guidelines say

11/14/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Most HIV patients have the virus controlled and are living longer, so primary care physicians must be ready to treat their common illnesses and focus on regular preventive care, according to guidelines from the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The guidelines, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, said HIV specialists need to understand primary care issues and primary care physicians need to be familiar with HIV care. The updated recommendations also call for HIV patients to be monitored for all relevant age- and sex-specific health problems.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Executive Officer
Center for Improving Value in Healthcare
Denver, CO
Quality Program Manager II, State Programs
Tufts Health Plan
Watertown, MA
Associate Director, Promotion Integrity
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Plainsboro, NJ
Vice President, Medicare Advantage
BCBS-Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Director, Global Integrity and Compliance, Pharmaceuticals
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX