Special Considerations in the Management of HIV-Infected Patients From Minority Communities

  • Authors: Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH; Valerie E. Stone, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/9/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Poor access to healthcare, low retention rates, distrust of the healthcare system, lack of knowledge of studies, and not being approached to enroll all contribute to lower participation rates in HIV clinical trials by minorities[Sengupta 2000; Castillo-Mancilla 2014]

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