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Researchers Okay Nurse-Monitored Treatment For HIV

Filed under: Uncategorized — Medindia Health News June 17, 2010 @ 10:31 pm
image In a finding that could yield major benefits in the fight against AIDS in Africa, researchers said that HIV drugs can be administered as effectively by nurses as by doctors. In a trial carried out at two South African front-line clinics, 408 patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) were assigned to antiretroviral (ART) drugs monitored by doctors, and 404 others to drugs monitored by nurses. The goal was to see whether nurses were as observant and reactive as ...

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