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All Nurses Are Mental Health Nurses

For HIV nurses, care often includes working with patients with mental illness and substance abuse issues.

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What Do Transgender Women Want? Lessons Learned by Listening

Though deeply impacted by the virus, HIV may not be the first concern for transgender women.

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Ibalizumab Effective Against Drug-Resistant HIV in 48-Week Data

The experimental drug ibalizumab, a monoclonal antibody, continues to effectively lower viral load in people with drug-resistant HIV through 48 weeks of treatment, as potential FDA approval nears.

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Nurse-Led Program Bridges Gap Between HIV Diagnosis and Linkage to Care

A pilot study at Massachusetts General Hospital successfully utilizes nurses to engage HIV-positive patients in follow-up care regardless of the hospital department into which they've been admitted.

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At ANAC, Nurses Unpack the Importance of Emotional Intimacy in Providing High-Quality Care

Nurses spend more time with patients than any other member of the care team does, forging strong bonds that can be an asset when advocating for a patient's care, and a burden when coping with emotional fatigue and burnout.

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How Can We Keep People With HIV in Care? New Research Offers Insights

Two studies presented at IDWeek 2017 looked at patient and provider issues that impact retention in care and offered new insights that might help end disparities in the HIV care continuum.

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Low Dietary Calcium Tied to Low BMD With HCV but Not HIV

Low dietary calcium might contribute to low bone mineral density (BMD) in men living with hepatitis C but not in those with HIV, according to a Veterans Administration analysis.

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D/C/F/TAF Noninferior to Continued Protease Inhibitor at Week 48 of Phase 3 Trial

A single-tablet combination D/C/F/TAF proved virologically noninferior to continuing a suppressive boosted protease inhibitor plus F/TDF at 48 weeks in the phase 3 randomized Emerald trial.

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In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, nurses gathered in Dallas to talk about juggling the medical complexities of HIV infection, managing their patients' additional comorbid conditions, and providing emotional support....

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In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, nurses gathered in Dallas to talk about juggling the medical complexities of HIV infection, managing their patients’ additional comorbid conditions, and providing emotional support.