A Clinical Guide to Pediatric HIV: Bridging the Gaps Between by Tiffany Chenneville

By Tiffany Chenneville

This e-book examines the effect of pediatric HIV on kids, youth, and their households. starting with an summary of pediatric HIV epidemiology, it strains the scientific, mental, and social dimensions of HIV during the trajectory of adolescence and formative years. It examines the most recent study on a variety of themes, together with remedy adherence, cultural, felony, and moral matters, and HIV stigma and its relief. Chapters provide professional concepts for clinicians operating with kids with HIV in addition to researchers learning pediatric HIV. moreover, the ebook additionally discusses day-by-day issues linked to pediatric HIV, comparable to affliction administration, coping, entry to prone, threat prevention, and well-being promotion. 
Topics featured during this e-book include: 
  • The effect of pediatric HIV on families. 
  • Psychosocial concerns for kids and youngsters with HIV.
  • HIV prevention and intervention within the university setting.
  • HIV disclosure in pediatric populations.
  • How to layout powerful evidence-based HIV risk-reduction courses for adolescents.
A medical advisor to Pediatric HIV is a must have source for researchers, clinicians, and graduate scholars in baby and college psychology, social paintings, and public wellbeing and fitness in addition to pediatric medication, nursing, epidemiology, anthropology, and different comparable disciplines.

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Gov). The timing for initiation of HAART should be discussed at length with the patient and family in order to provide the best acceptable and long-term option. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) may complicate the initiation of antiretroviral therapy, as do interactions between therapy for other co-infections such as TB and antiretroviral therapy. IRIS presents as a result of the restoration of immune competence by administration of ART, resulting in an exuberant host response to other infections (TB, Cryptococcus, Mycobacterium avium) and/or antigens.

A smaller percentage of youth can present with classic opportunistic infections such as pneumocystis pneumonia and recurrent candidiasis. Caring for the adolescent infected with HIV requires a multi-disciplinary approach due to complex psychosocial issues and mental health comorbidities that interfere with linkage and retention in care (Philbin et al. 2016). Although the response to antiretroviral therapy is good, adherence and viral suppression are lower than in other age groups. Transition to adult care should be a stepwise formal process that facilitates retention in care (Judd et al.

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