Treatment Outcomes and Costs of Providing Antiretroviral Therapy at a Primary Health Clinic versus a Hospital-Based HIV Clinic in South Africa.

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Long, Lawrence C.; Rosen, Sydney B.; Brennan, Alana; Moyo, Faith; Sauls, Celeste; Evans, Denise; Modi, Shookdev L.; Sanne, Ian; Fox, Matthew P.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168118, pmc: PMC5152901
  • Subject: Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Diagnostic medicine | HIV diagnosis and management | Antiretroviral Therapy | Preventive Medicine | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Professions | Geographical locations | South Africa | Engineering and Technology | Immunodeficiency Viruses | Retroviruses | Vaccination and Immunization | Population Groupings | Viral Load | HIV | Pathogens | People and places | Public and Occupational Health | Health Care Providers | Viral Transmission and Infection | Immunology | Health Care | Antiviral Therapy | Lentivirus | Viruses | Outpatient Clinics | Africa | Biology and Life Sciences | Microbiology | Equipment | Medicine | Nurses | Medical Microbiology | Viral Pathogens | Q | Health Care Facilities | R | RNA viruses | Virology | Science | Organisms | Medicine and health sciences

Background In 2010 South Africa revised its HIV treatment guidelines to allow the initiation and management of patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) by nurses, rather than solely doctors, under a program called NIMART (Nurse Initiated and Managed Antiretroviral Thera... View more
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