publication . Article . 2012

P04.25. Complementary medicine use and potential adverse reactions amongst HIV-positive people

Braun, L; Dooley, M; Forrester, C; Duncan, A; Mackie, K;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, volume 12, issue Suppl 1, page P295 (issn: 1472-6882, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract
Purpose Relatively little is known about the patterns of complementary medicine (CM) use by HIV-positive people in the last decade, since the introduction of contemporary antiretroviral therapy (ART), or their information requirements. As ART use has evolved, CM use is likely to have also changed over time, however this has yet to be established. This is of relevance to health care providers, partly because of potential risks including drug interactions, but also to understand reasons for use and intended benefits, such as managing antiretroviral therapy (ART) side effects and/or addressing existing disease symptoms. The primary aim of this study is to establish...
Subjects
free text keywords: Complementary and alternative medicine, Other systems of medicine, RZ201-999, Poster Presentation, General Medicine, Health care, business.industry, business, Reproductive health, HIV-positive people, Alternative medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Family medicine, Hospital pharmacy, Complementary medicine, Antiretroviral therapy, Disease
Funded by
NIH| International Research Conference on Integrative Medicine
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 3R13AT007128-01S1
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
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