Primary Care of the Newly Diagnosed HIV-Infected Patient in Developed Countries

  • Author: Mary W. Montgomery, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/20/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • The patient should be asked about chronic medical conditions that might affect response to ART and, therefore, guide drug selection, including:
    • GI disease, chronic viral hepatitis or liver disease, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, renal insufficiency, or substance use disorders
  • Other conditions may have particular implications for HIV-infected patients, including:

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