HIV Management Information & Guidelines
An Educational Site For Healthcare Professionals
Antiretroviral Therapy - Prevention of Opportunistic Infections - Therapy for Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C - Laboratory Evaluations - Post Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection - Vaccinations Investigational Therapies - Adherence Issues - Drug Resistance Information - Links to Other Informative Sites - Further Reading
Antiretroviral Reference Tables - Diagnosis & Therapy for Opportunistic Infections
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Last Update 11/10/2013


This site was developed to provide easily accessible and rapidly updated treatment information for healthcare professionals in practice and in training.
Objective 1: To familiarize the student or HIV care provider with the standard principles and guidelines of antiretroviral therapy for persons with early and late HIV infection and AIDS
Objective 2: To familiarize the student or HIV care provider with the latest antiretroviral agents including their proper dosing, side effects, and interactions
Objective 3: To familiarize the student or HIV care provider with most other important aspects of HIV care detailed in the content section below.


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DHHS-Based Principles of Therapy of HIV Infection

Tabular Antiretroviral Management Summary

Guidelines for prescribing, combining, managing, and monitoring antiretroviral therapy (ART) including detailed information on the following:
     Nucleoside and nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI)
     Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTI)
     Protease inhibitors (PI)
     Integrase Inhibitors

     Co-receptor Inhibitors

     Fusion Inhibitors


Information on other forms of therapy for HIV infection including investigational therapies

Information on evaluation and improvement of adherence to antiretroviral therapy

Recommended vaccines for use in HIV-infected patients

Recommended use of preventative antimicrobials against opportunistic infections in persons with AIDS or symptomatic HIV

Recommended laboratory testing for persons with HIV including guidelines for interpretation of resistance testing.

Recommendations for antituberculous therapy in the setting of HIV and/or therapy for HIV [under development]

Recommendations for therapy of hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C in the setting of HIV infection [under development]

Diagnostic testing and therapy for opportunistic infections associated with AIDS

Principles of post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV exposure - possible or confirmed.

Hyperlinks to other informational websites

Antiretroviral Rapid Reference Tables including NRTIsNNRTIsPIsFusion InhibitorsPI boosting, and PI combinations. Patient HIV Education and Drug Information Handouts for Both Patients and Providers

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Additional Important HIV-Related Information
Pain Control and Palliative Care
Breaking News
Tivicay (dolutegravir) Approved by FDA 8/12/2013

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James A Zachary MD
CommUnityCare - David Powell Clinic
4614 IH-35 North, Austin, Texas 78751

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