HIV infection in humans is considered pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). Nevertheless, complacency about HIV may play a key role in HIV risk. From its discovery in 1981 to 2006, AIDS killed more than 25 million people. HIV infects about 0.6% of the world's population. In 2005, AIDS claimed an estimated 2.4–3.3 million lives, of which more than 570,000 were children. A third of these deaths occurred in Sub-Saharan Africa, retarding economic growth and increasing poverty. At that time, it was estimated that HIV would infect 90 million people in Africa, resulting in a minimum estimate of 18 million orphans. Antiretroviral treatment reduces both the mortality and the morbidity of HIV infection, but routine access to antiretroviral medication is not available in all countries.
HIV infects primarily vital cells in the human immune system such as helper T cells (specifically CD4+ T cells), macrophages, and dendritic cells. HIV infection leads to low levels of CD4+ T cells through three main mechanisms: First, direct viral killing of infected cells; second, increased rates of apoptosis in infected cells; and third, killing of infected CD4+ T cells by CD8 cytotoxic lymphocytes that recognize infected cells. When CD4+ T cell numbers decline below a critical level, cell-mediated immunity is lost, and the body becomes progressively more susceptible to opportunistic infections.
Most untreated people infected with HIV-1 eventually develop AIDS. These individuals mostly die from opportunistic infections or malignancies associated with the progressive failure of the immune system. HIV progresses to AIDS at a variable rate affected by viral, host, and environmental factors; most will progress to AIDS within 10 years of HIV infection: some will have progressed much sooner, and some will take much longer. Treatment with anti-retrovirals increases the life expectancy of people infected with HIV. Even after HIV has progressed to diagnosable AIDS, the average survival time with antiretroviral therapy was estimated to be more than 5 years as of 2005. Without antiretroviral therapy, someone who has AIDS typically dies within a year.
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inPractice provides insight and practical recommendations for HIV patient care.
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Physicians and other healthcare professionals including:
• Infectious disease specialists
• Primary care practitioners managing patients with HIV
• Other specialists managing patients with HIV
• Nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants caring for patients with HIV
• Expert-authored, comprehensive HIV reference work
• Continuously updated to incorporate latest findings and best practices
• Complete drug database (by Lexi-Comp; includes all FDA-approved drugs)
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Translates the constant stream of latest developments in HIV into clinically applicable information.
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Integrates insightful Conference Coverage, drug developments, journal citations, and guidelines to keep you abreast of the developments you can apply to practice.
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Anti-HIV Med is developed by the HIV Research Team at Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, The Chinese University of Hong Kong as an independent tool. This is also currently accessible as a supplement appended to HIV Manual 3rd Edition.
This application has been developed for exclusive use by health professionals. If you are not biomedical personnel you should not download this application.
Management of HIV and viral hepatitis infections are ever-changing fields and
resistance to antiviral agents represents one major issue for the management of infected
This application provides instant and easy access to regularly updated information about
specific HIV, HCV and HBV mutations related to resistance to antiviral drugs. Both
in vitro and in vivo information is provided for each specific drug resistance mutation
selected by users.
This is an “offline” application that is downloaded to your device. An internet
connection is not required to use the application.
The application has been developed by Lluita contra la Sida Foundation through support
from MSD, Gilead and BMS.
This Manual is the third edition involving the contribution of 32 reviewer-authors drawn from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong, Department of Health Integrated Treatment Centre, Social Hygiene Service and Tuberculosis and Chest Service, as well as three HIV services under Hospital Authority – Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, and Prince of Wales Hospital.
- Chapters are grouped under 6 sections – basics of HIV medicine, public health management, clinical management, opportunistic and concurrent infections, neoplasia, Special settings & the community.
- Algorithms continue to be a key component in many chapters.
- References are linked to the sources.
- Link to interactive tool giving useful information of each registered antiretroviral compound, from its basic characteristics, formulation, dosage to side effects and cautions for prescribing doctors.
- All important local guidelines on HIV management are appendiced. This is important for frontline professionals as a one-stop resource when it comes to HIV management.
- An HIV/AIDS Report form can be downloaded.
- Local perspective to HIV management.
- Also useful to students in medicine, nursing, public health and other health care subjects.
Editor and Project Coordinator
Shui Shan LEE
Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The FOCUS Animated Pocket Dictionary of HIV, the first ever animated dictionary in the subject, fills that void quite effectively. A must-have resource for physicians and students who would greatly benefit from this module, it covers 100 HIV & AIDS related terms and definitions.
All the definitions have been graphically described with the help of 3D animations and are accompanied by text definitions. This free app has 5 Videos, to see the complete list please 'buy' and download to play independent of the internet.
First Aid is designed to help you follow the right procedures in a stressful situation or support other people by giving them instructions. It is based on illustrations, videos and short texts that show you how to take the necessary action step by step and in the right order.
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Subscriptions include monthly updates. With this App, your Sanford Guide will never be out-of date. You decide when to subscribe and your subscription runs for 12 months from the date of purchase.
The Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy is the leading reference for health care professionals engaged in the treatment of infectious diseases. Subscribe for access to comprehensive, treatment-focused coverage of bacterial, fungal, mycobacterial, parasitic, viral infections, and HIV/AIDS; anti-infective drug information, prevention and useful tables and tools, including activity spectra for antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral agents, and calculators to assist with dosing.
The Sanford Guide to HIV/AIDS Therapy has provided health care professionals with up-to-date recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of HIV disease, AIDS, and AIDS-related complications since 1992.
The Sanford Guide to Hepatitis Diagnosis and Treatment provides comprehensive coverage of Hepatitis A, B and C infections.
The Sanford Guides are edited by leading experts from foremost academic centers. Monthly content updates include new literature references and updated recommendations based on recently published reports and feedback from users.
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AIDS certainly comes to mind whenever STDs are discussed. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is a sexually transmitted disease affecting tens of millions worldwide. It is caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which targets the immune system primarily the CD4+ T cells. HIV can be transmitted through sexual fluids, blood or breast milk.
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O aplicativo apresenta profilaxia para doenças oportunistas assim como o tratamento e profilaxia secundária.
A maioria da recomendações são baseadas no protocolo clínico do ministério da saúde do Brasil e outros guidelines internacionais.
The Johns Hopkins HIV Guide delivers the latest authoritative clinical decision support information on the diagnosis, management, and relevant medications to clinicians’ fingertips.
Clinicians can consult this specialized guide, written and updated by experts at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, to find answers fast at the point of care. The guide contains information on opportunistic infections, malignancies, complications, related rugs, pathogens, therapy guidelines, and a resistance tool.
The Johns Hopkins HIV Guide is arranged in a way that lets clinicians easily browse or search for content. Each entry is easy to navigate and contains the most important information to help clinicians quickly make decisions.
With the Johns Hopkins HIV Guide you can:
• Review in-depth coverage of HIV therapy including infections, malignancies, clinical tests, microbiology, and treatment options.
• Find the latest medications available for each condition with expert drug comments.
• Access medical literature with reference links within each entry.
• Coverage of complications of treatment
• Drug listings with adverse reactions and interactions
• Management options and clinical recommendations
• Diagnosis and Pathogen indices
• Universal Index Search – find topics across all indexes
• Personalized favorites
Editors: Joel E. Gallant, MD, MPH; Paul Pham, PharmD, BCPS
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Medicine
Powered by: Unbound Medicine
Turn the latest research into improved patient outcomes with the #1 annual guide to internal medicine and clinical practice.
Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, CMDT offers the most current insight into symptoms, signs, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. You'll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions about hospital and ambulatory problems. This streamlined clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to keep abreast of the latest diagnostic advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments.
Features and content critical to clinical practice:
* Strong emphasis on the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management throughout the broad fields of internal medicine
* Full review of internal medicine and primary care topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, and palliative care
* The only text with an annual review of advances in HIV treatment
* Specific disease prevention information
* Hundreds of medication treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices - plus helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms
* Recent references with PMID numbers
* Many full-color photographs and illustrations
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
* Update on the evaluation of chest pain
* New algorithms for the treatment of heart failure and NSTEMI
* New sections on pulmonary hypertension; treatment of pleural mesothelioma; diagnosis and treatment of subacute, postpartum, and silent thyroiditis and amiodarone- and iodine-induced thyrotoxicosis; and treatment of cryoglobulinemic vasculitis
* New tables on preferred initial antiretroviral regimen and fixed dose antiretroviral combinations for HIV infection, and on medications for management of diabetes
* Updated tables on cancer chemotherapeutic and supportive care agents
Includes 5 online-only chapters at no additional cost Visit: http://www.AccessMedicine.com/CMDT
This app is easy to navigate, allowing you to browse the contents or search for keywords and phrases. The search tool will find text, images and tables with one single fast search. The search tool shows you suggested words as you type so it is quick and helps with spelling issues. The text search results show the most relevant results at the top of the search. This app also lets you create bookmarks and notes, allowing you to customize the content to fit your needs. You can also change the text size for easier reading. No internet connection needed to view the full app. It is all ready for quick image and information retrieval.
CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2014 (CMDT)
Maxine A. Papadakis, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean of Students
UCSF School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
Stephen J. McPhee, MD
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus
Division of General Internal Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
Michael W. Rabow, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
Disclaimer: This app is intended for the education of healthcare professionals and not as a diagnostic and treatment reference for the general population.
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The ERG contains an indexed list of dangerous goods and the associated ID number, the general hazards they pose and recommended safety precautions. For example, if emergency responders arrive at the scene of an overturned tractor trailer displaying a DOT hazmat placard, they would use the guide to identify the material associated with the placard and get guidance on how to respond accordingly.
The 2012 version of the ERG includes general revisions, reorganized general information pages and new tables such as Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances for large spills involving six common toxic inhalation hazard gases. Updated every four years, the ERG is available free to public safety agencies in all states and territories through designated state coordinators’ offices. PHMSA has partnered with the National Library of Medicine to provide this free application as well as a version of the ERG in its Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) application.
First responders in general, and HAZMAT units in particular, must make many decisions quickly in handling hazardous-materials incidents. They need accurate information about the hazardous substances, the emergency resources available, and the surrounding environmental conditions to save lives and minimize the impact on the environment and physical property. The WISER application extracts content from TOXNET's Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), an authoritative, peer-reviewed information resource maintained by the National Library of Medicine, and places that information into the hands of those who need it most.
Features of WISER
* Rapid access to the most important information about a hazardous substance by an intelligent synopsis engine and display called “Key Info”
* Intuitive, simple, logical user interface developed by working with experienced first responders
* Comprehensive decision support, including guidance on immediate actions necessary to save lives and protect the environment
* Access to NLM’s Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), which contains detailed peer-reviewed information on hazardous substances
* User Profiles enable users to specify the role they are currently playing at the scene of an incident: first responder, HAZMAT specialist, EMS specialist, hospital provider, or preparedness planner. The key information presented to the user about a substance varies depending on this role, so that the information most relevant to the respective job can be quickly accessed.
* Radiological and biological substance support.
* ERG 2012 data; the Android version of WISER includes the full ERG 2012 tool.
* Mobile support, providing first responders critical information where they need it, when they need it.
Coming this Winter: Help Identify Chemical and protective distance mapping will be added to this popular platform.
•Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS/ASPR)
•National Library of Medicine (NLM)
•National Cancer Institute (NCI)
•Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
•Guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies
•Just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise
•Web-based information that is also downloadable in advance, so that it would be available during an event if the internet is not accessible
Mobile REMM has key selected pages from REMM online, including:
•Patient management algorithms for radiation exposure, contamination, and more...
•Dose estimator for radiation exposure
•Adult and pediatric triage
•Isotopes of interest
ReUnite is developed as part of the Lost Person Finder project (http://lpf.nlm.nih.gov) at the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, which is an intramural R&D division of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Though the app is primarily intended for use by the general public to report missing and/or found people to the site, we encourage its use by disaster relief organizations, and medical aid and relief workers that are assisting in family reunification efforts after a disaster. Please contact us at the support email address for more information.