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Friday October 24,  2014





Q:  Should highly active antiretroviral therapy be prescribed in critically ill HIV-infected patients during the ICU stay?


Answer: Yes

At least one study, looked into this question and found a lower death rate over 6 months in critically ill HIV-infected patients taking HAART during ICU stay.






.Reference:

Agnes Meybeck, Lydie Lecomte, Michel Valette, Nicolas Van Grunderbeeck, Nicolas Boussekey, Arnaud Chiche, Hugues Georges, Yazdan Yazdanpanah and Olivier Leroy - Should highly active antiretroviral therapy be prescribed in critically ill HIV-infected patients during the ICU stay? A retrospective cohort study -  AIDS Research and Therapy 2012, 9:27






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