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In a Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America white paper

SHEA Updates Guidance for Health Care Staff With Hepatitis, HIV

Career counseling recommended for those planning to conduct exposure-prone procedures
In a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Guidelines Issued on Managing Infants Exposed to HIV

Counseling should be provided for parents, caregivers of infants exposed to HIV, including for routine care

September 2020 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for September 2020. This roundup includes...
Even among HIV-focused practitioners

PrEP Prescribing Low in the U.S., Even Among HIV Care Providers

About half of survey participants recruited from HIV CME courses reported ever prescribing PrEP
From 2014 to 2018

Insurer, Insured Costs for HIV PrEP Rising in the United States

2014 to 2018 saw increase in estimated third-party, out-of-pocket payments per 30 TDF-FTC tablets

August 2020 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for August 2020. This roundup includes...
The TEACH (Targeting Effective Analgesia in Clinics for HIV) intervention is a promising strategy for improving adherence to opioid prescribing guidelines among HIV care providers and their patients on chronic opioid therapy

Program Improves Use of Chronic Opioid Therapy in HIV Care

TEACH intervention increases adherence to guideline-concordant care for HIV patients with chronic pain
Preexposure prophylaxis is well tolerated by men who have sex with men at episodic risk for HIV while on vacation

Short-Term PrEP Feasible for Men at Risk for HIV on Vacation

High levels of medication adherence observed; many interested in transitioning to long-term PrEP

July 2020 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for July 2020. This roundup includes...
A small molecule that disrupts the functions of the HIV capsid protein

Long-Acting Drug Targeting Capsid Protein Promising for HIV

Reduction of viral load seen nine days after dose; sustained plasma exposure seen for more than six months