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A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Treatment for People Living with HIV

 
A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Treatment for People Living with HIV
CATALOGUE NUMBER: ATI-40217
FORMAT: Book/report
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2010
AUTHOR/PUBLISHER: CATIE
LANGUAGE: English

This guide provides a comprehensive look at treating HIV with anti-HIV drugs, also called antiretroviral therapy. After explaining how HIV damages the immune system, the guide describes how anti-HIV drugs work. It then explores the many issues that arise when considering starting treatment, including when to start, how to choose the right combination and what to do to prepare. Finally, the guide looks at living with therapy over the long-term, from switching treatment combinations to handling long-term effects.

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