Primary Care for HIV-Infected Patients in Resource-Limited Settings

  • Authors: Charles van der Horst, MD; F. Parker Hudson, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Needle/syringe exchange programs should be available to all people who use drugs
  • Opioid-addicted patients should be referred for opioid substitution therapy and counseling
  • People likely to witness an opioid overdose should have access to naloxone and be instructed to use it for a suspected overdose (Management Guidelines)[WHO Key Pop 2014]

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