Category Archives: Older adults (>50 years)

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 association between intrapersonal resilience resources and quality of life among older persons living with HIV: A systematic review

2023

Despite positive improvements in health care, older persons living with HIV (PWH) still face psychosocial challenges and medical issues that affect their overall quality of life (QoL). Intrapersonal resilience resources...

Potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people living with HIV: A scoping review

2023

BACKGROUND: Antiretroviral therapy has transformed HIV from a progressive and often fatal infection to a chronic disease. Currently, people living with HIV (PLHIV) have near-normal life expectancy; however, they face...

Pharmacokinetics of antiretroviral drugs in older people living with HIV: A systematic review

2023

Background and objective: The life expectancy of people living with HIV (PLWHIV) has significantly improved in recent decades, mostly due to antiretroviral (ARV) therapy. Aging can affect the pharmacokinetics of drugs...

Risks of Type 2 diabetes among older people living with HIV: A scoping review

2023

Background: The effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy has enabled people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (PLWH) to live longer. With this longevity, there is the risk of developing age-related chronic conditions...

Understanding geriatric models of care for older adults living with HIV: A scoping review and qualitative analysis

2023

BACKGROUND: Advances in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) treatment have reduced mortality rates and consequently increased the number of individuals with HIV living into older age. Despite this, people aged 50Aÿyears...

The burden of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in older adults in the United States: A systematic review

2023

BACKGROUND: Increases in life expectancy, the availability of sexual performance enhancing medication, and changes in sexual partnering suggest that sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among older persons could be on the...

From surviving to thriving: The current status of the behavioral, social, and psychological issues of aging with HIV

2022

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Despite significant advances in knowledge regarding the biological and clinical issues related to aging with HIV, significantly less research has centered on related psychological, behavioral, and social...

Ageing with HIV: Medicine optimisation challenges and support needs for older people living with HIV: A systematic review

2023

Background: Older people living with HIV (PLWH) are at increased risks of co-morbidities and polypharmacy. However, little is known about factors affecting their needs and concerns about medicines. This systematic review...

Effects of physical activity interventions on health outcomes among older adults living with HIV: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

There is a lack of evidence regarding the effects of exercise on older individuals living with HIV. This systematic review and meta-analysis examined previous studies on physical activity interventions for...

How do geriatricians feel about managing older people living with HIV? A scoping review

2022

Purpose: The proportion of people living with HIV being older adults is increasing and due to high rates of multimorbidity and frailty within this group geriatricians are well placed to contribute...

Prevalence of frailty and prefrailty in people with human immunodeficiency virus aged 50 or older: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

Background: With effective antiretroviral therapy, there is an emerging population of adults aged 50 years or older with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Frailty is an increasingly recognized clinical state of vulnerability...

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