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n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - AIDS overview

Volume 21, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-2170
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Abstract

Extracted from text ... AIDS OVERVIEW 689 Bridget Farham The management of HIV disease brings with it many complexities, not the least of which is that of palliative care. Expanding access to treatment, which we all hope is now a reality in South Africa, may bring with it new chal-lenges, specifically that of the distinction between the acute/palliative interface highlighting the fact that both 'curable' and palliative elements exist in the treatment of HIV. As with cancer, support early in the disease is impor-tant, as fears of treatment toxicity, disability and eventual death arise. In fact it is particularly important that those planning HIV care avoid viewing palliative care and dis-ease- specific therapies as an either/or ..

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