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MKSAP Quiz: Vaccinations for a patient with HIV

A 26-year-old woman undergoes consultation to update her vaccinations. She is an elementary school teacher. Medical history is significant for well-controlled HIV diagnosed 6 years ago. Following a physical exam, which vaccine is contraindicated in this patient?
4 Jun 2024

PrEPare for HIV care

Internal medicine physicians are already trained to care for complex medical conditions, and HIV is no different, especially as adults age and develop diabetes, heart disease, and other conditions.
1 Nov 2023

Recommendations released on statin therapy for people with HIV

The guidance from a panel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services addresses primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in patients ages 40 to 75 years and younger than age 40 years.
5 Mar 2024

Troubleshooting tips for cervical cancer screening

Two experts advise physicians on cervical cancer screening, dealing with issues from sampling technique to confusing guidelines.
1 Jul 2024

Long-acting injectable cabotegravir not cost-effective for HIV PrEP

While the long-acting injectable form of cabotegravir has shown superior effectiveness for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a cost-effectiveness analysis found that the drug is too expensive at its current price compared to the daily oral medication available as a generic.
1 Feb 2022

New UTI treatment, AI sepsis risk calculator approved

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Jun 2024

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for positive HIV test

A 35-year-old man undergoes follow-up evaluation for a positive HIV screening test obtained 3 days ago. He is ready to start treatment. HIV testing 1 year ago was negative. He takes no medications. The physical examination is normal. Following immunoassays, what is the most appropriate treatment?
12 Jul 2022

New guidance released on HIV in primary care

The recommendations from the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America update a 2013 guideline on this topic and reflect the changing primary care needs of people with HIV who have longer lifespans due to improved treatment.
17 Nov 2020

Considerations about cannabis

As more states legalize recreational and medical cannabis, hospital physicians are finding themselves caring for regular users more frequently.
1 May 2024

MKSAP Quiz: Establishing care for HIV

A 31-year-old man arrives to establish care for newly diagnosed HIV infection. He is asymptomatic. Medical history is otherwise noncontributory, and he takes no medications. Following a physical exam and review of lab studies, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
17 Aug 2021

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