The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection$35 7-Hour HIV/AIDS See Details
Discusses clinical manifestations and treatment. Designed for most licensed healthcare providers.
1. Clinical Manifestations
a. Natural History of HIV Infection
b. HIV Surveillance Case Definition
c. HIV Classification
d. HIV in the Body
a. New Drug Therapies
b. Other Diseases and HIV
Currently, untreated HIV infection averages 10-12 years from infection to death. The natural history has been altered dramatically in countries where new treatments are being used.
Separate conditions that can alter the course of the disease are known as cofactors. Cofactors that can increase the rate of progression of AIDS include:
Let's review the clinical stages of HIV. A person with untreated HIV infection experiences the following progression: