2 edition of Primary care of veterans with HIV found in the catalog.
Primary care of veterans with HIV
by Office of Clinical Public Health Programs, Veterans Health Administration in [Washington, DC]
Written in English
|Statement||Office of Clinical Public Health Programs for the Public Health Strategic Health Care Group, Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.|
|Genre||Handbooks, manuals, etc|
|Contributions||Ross, David, MD, PhD., Coffey, Susa., United States. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Office of Clinical Public Health Programs., United States. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Public Health Strategic Health Care Group.|
|LC Classifications||RC606.63 .P75 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 349 p. :|
|Number of Pages||349|
|LC Control Number||2009416270|
Nurse Practitioners as Primary Care Providers May Be a High-Value Solution to Increasing Access to Care for All Veterans Investigators in this study assessed patient outcomes between primary care nurse practitioners (NPs) and MDs, including utilization, costs, and quality of care – one year after patient reassignment to a new primary care provider (due to a Veteran’s prior MD PCP leaving VA). Chronic Care Model Decision Support and Clinical Information Systems interventions for people living with HIV: a systematic review Pasricha A, Deinstadt RT, Moher D, et al. J Gen Intern Med. Jan;28(1) Interventions to improve retention in HIV primary care: a systematic review of U.S. studies Higa DH, Marks G, Crepaz N, et al. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. .
It is important to note that VA is the largest single provider of HIV health care in the U.S. In , o HIV infected Veterans received health care in VA. Thus, about 1 of every Veterans in health care at VA is living with HIV/AIDS. The number of HIV-infected Veterans in health care has been relatively stable over the past 5 years. The primary aim of this study was to determine whether time to depression treatment differed between HIV-infected patients who receive primary care through infectious disease (ID) clinics and uninfected patients who receive primary care through general medicine (GM) clinics among patients in a large national Veteran Affairs (VA) by: 9.
For example, if you are a Veteran who has lived in Kansas since , your home is 41 miles driving distance to the nearest VA medical facility with a full-time primary care physician, and you received VA care between June 6, , and June 6, , you would be eligible for community care until June 6, VA is the largest provider of HIV care in the U.S., treating more t Veterans with HIV in For Veterans who test positive for HIV, VA provides care along a continuum including diagnosis, linkage to care, retention in care, prescription of antiretroviral therapy (ART) treatment, and viral suppression.
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Primary Care of Veterans with HIV Updated inthis manual serves as a point-of-care reference for HIV clinicians providing HIV and primary care to their HIV patients. A listing of chapters is provided below. View the PDF to download and print the manual.
Primary care providers (PCPs) are the irst line in managing patients infected with HIV for chronic illness, psychological issues and drug complications. This book addresses several important aspects of HIV/AIDS care and treatment in a concise, accessible format; it is not meant to be a comprehensive reference book.
Recommended references and citations are provided for the reader to be able to access in-depth information on topics that are particularly important and/or : U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. A Guide to Primary Care of People with HIV/AIDS is dedicated to all Core Elements of HIV Primary Care 13 John McNeil, MD, John V. Shefield, MD, and John G. Bartlett, MD. Chapter 4. Veterans Administration Medical Center Baltimore, Maryland.
Gloria A. Casale, MD, Size: 3MB. HIV remains a significant and stigmatised disease in the United Kingdom, and estimates suggest that a third of people infected with HIV are unaware of the prevalence is increasing and mortality has dramatically decreased following the introduction of effective treatment.
General practitioners are ideally suited to the care of patients with chronic diseases, which now include : Bryony Kendall, Mike Abbott. HIV and Smoking Cessation (HASC) Working Group of the Veterans Affairs Clinical Public Health (CPH). The authors primary goal was to develop materials promoting smoking cessation interventions, based on published principles of evidence- and consensus-based clinical practice, for use by HIV-care providers treating HIV+ patients who smoke.
REASON FOR ISSUE: This VHA Handbook establishes the procedures for Patient Aligned. Care Teams (PACTs) to provide Veterans with primary care that is patient-centered, data driven, continuously improving, team-based, accessible, timely, comprehensive, coordinated, and. provides continuity of care over time.
Joel Gallant’s book Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS is an excellent resource for answering questions about HIV or supporting patients living with HIV in your practice. Dr Gallant is an infectious disease expert at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Basic HIV Primary Care module is intended for any clinician who may interact with persons who have HIV infection in a clinical setting, with an emphasis on the primary care management issues related HIV.
Describe the goals and components of the initial evaluation of persons with HIV who are entering, reentering, or transferring care. HIV Awareness Day Ending HIV Prevention The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) leads the country in HIV screening, testing, treatment, research and prevention.
This site provides information both for health care providers and for Veterans and the public. VA HIV Prevention Handbook: A Guide for Clinicians, the VA Office of Public Health is providing VHA clinicians in primary care and specialty care settings with guidance on approaches to prevention such as routine HIV testing and risk‑ reduction counseling.
The publication is a thoughtful distillation that. Primary care of veterans with HIV Published: () Handbook of HIV prevention / Published: () Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA Contact. Primary care of veterans with HIV. Veterans with HIV infection represent the future wave of the HIV epidemic.
Compared with the overall HIV-infected population in the United States, veterans with HIV are older, more likely to be members of minority groups, and more likely to have a history of substance use. VA is the largest provider of HIV care in the U.S., treating more t Veterans with HIV in For Veterans who test positive for HIV, VA provides care along a continuum including diagnosis, linkage to care, retention in care, prescription of antiretroviral therapy (ART) treatment, and viral suppression.
Primary Care (PC) gives eligible Veterans easy access to health care professionals familiar with their needs. PC provides long-term, patient-provider relationships, coordinates care across a spectrum of health services, eduates, and offers disease prevention programs.
Primary Care now serves as the foundation of VHA health care and became the. X PRIMARY CARE OF VETERANS WITH HIV Combination antiretroviral therapy has revolutionized the care of HIV infection.
Randomized trial data now support continuous antiretroviral management of HIV File Size: 6MB. HIV-positive persons > Medical care > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Primary care (Medicine) > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc. Veterans > Medical care > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc. Selected resources for health care providers on primary prevention and secondary prevention of HIV, and postexposure prophylaxis, from the VA National HIV website.
Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more. Department of Veterans Affairs VHA HANDBOOK Veterans Health Administration Transmittal Sheet.
Washington, DC Ap PRIMARY CARE MANAGEMENT MODULE (PCMM) 1. PURPOSE. This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook establishes the guidelines for use of PCMM at all VHA Primary Care sites of care.
Following. Challenges to tobacco cessation in VA primary care Higher rates of tobacco use in many Veteran groups including Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan wars, mental health patients, and HIV-infected patients Integrating tobacco cessation counseling into all patient care areas including primary care, mental health, and specialty clinics.
Veterans Affairs (ICVA) healthcare system cared for more than 30 Veterans with HIV infection who traveled more than one hour each way from outlying, mostly rural areas to receive all their care at the HIV specialty clinic, bypassing primary care clinics closer to home.
This created two problems: 1) travel burdens made it. The Telehealth Collaborative Care study, which involves approximately Veterans, is focusing on rural areas near San Antonio, Houston, Dallas and Atlanta, each of which has a VA hospital with an HIV specialty clinic.
Veterans with HIV who live closer to a primary care clinic or CBOC than to a specialty clinic.The faculty represent a diverse group of HIV care providers. This guide consisting of over forty chapters is organized into six sections covering HIV and AIDS care and treatment of the child, adolescent, and adult.
The text is targeted for the front-line clinician and is designed to allow for the rapid identification of practical treatment Format: Paperback.