Category Archives: Determinants of Health

Effectiveness, uptake and delivery of non-occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

2023

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Exploring implementation considerations for geriatric-HIV clinics: A secondary analysis from a scoping review on HIV models of geriatric care

2023

OBJECTIVES: This review aimed to map the current state of knowledge regarding the implementation considerations of existing geriatric-HIV models of care, to identify areas of further research and to inform...

The impact of COVID-19 on HIV treatment of adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review

2023

BACKGROUND: Adolescents living with HIV are a key population who are susceptible to poor health. The global coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and widespread national COVID-19 restrictions has disrupted health service...

Evaluation of HIV screening in hospital emergency services. Systematic review

2023

AIM: To evaluate HIV screening of people attending emergency services. DESIGN: Systematic review. DATA SOURCES: CINAHL Complete, Cochrane Library, Cuiden Plus, PubMed, PsycINFO, SCOPUS and Web of Science. REVIEW METHODS:...

The effectiveness of e-health on reducing stigma, improving social support and quality of life among people living with HIV: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

2023

Background: Many people living with HIV reported poor quality of life, which was primarily due to HIV-related stigma and the lack of social support. Compared with face-to-face interventions, e-health interventions are...

Neurological, behavioral, and pathophysiological characterization of the co-occurrence of substance use and HIV: A narrative review

2023

Combined antiretroviral therapy (cART) has greatly reduced the severity of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders in people living with HIV (PLWH); however, PLWH are more likely than the general population to use...

Clinical relevance of drug interactions in people living with human immunodeficiency virus on antiretroviral therapy—Update 2022: Systematic review

2023

BACKGROUND: The clinical outcomes of antiretroviral drugs may be modified through drug interactions; thus, it is important to update the drug interactions in people living with HIV (PLHIV). AIM: To...

Understanding women’s knowledge, awareness, and perceptions of STIs/STDs in Asia: A scoping review

2023

OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to conduct a scoping review to collect current literature on the knowledge, awareness, and perception (KAP) of sexually transmitted infections/diseases (STIs/STDs) among women in Asia. METHODOLOGY:...

Best practice guidelines for professional nurses to provide self-management support to adults with tuberculosis-human immunodeficiency virus coinfection: A scoping review

2023

BACKGROUND: Adults with tuberculosis-human immunodeficiency virus coinfection require professional nurses’ support to manage their illness, treatment and its effect on their daily lives. This scoping review maps recommendations in clinical...

Intervention approaches to address intimate partner violence and HIV: A scoping review of recent research

2023

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Intimate partner violence (IPV) remains a critical challenge to HIV prevention and treatment efforts across the globe. We examined recently published (January 9, 2017–January 9, 2023) integrated...

Fracture-related wound infections following surgical treatment of fractures in HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients: A meta-analysis

2023

The meta-analysis aims to evaluate and compare fracture-associated wound infections (FAWIs) following surgical treatment of fractures in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive and HIV-negative patients. Examinations comparing HIV-negative to HIV-negative for...

Human immunodeficiency virus care and management in incarcerated populations in Sub-Saharan Africa between 2010 and 2022: A narrative review

2023

BACKGROUND: Different countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have established guidelines to reduce HIV transmission and improve its management in prisons. This narrative review aimed to examine established literature on HIV...

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