Age-specific strategies are needed when caring for older individuals with HIV

October 4th, 2016 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

A new article highlights the differences between older and younger adults living with HIV, and offers age-specific strategies on how to provide care. Older individuals differ from younger patients with HIV in many ways -- for example, they tend to have an increased risk for late or missed diagnoses, differing side effects from antiretroviral therapies, and increased comorbidities. Only a few existing treatment guidelines make distinctions when it comes to care by age, however.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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