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HIV in primary care booklet

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HIV in primary care booklet

MEDFASH has published a new edition of its popular booklet, HIV in primary care – an essential guide for GPs, practice nurses and other members of the primary healthcare team.

HIV in Primary Care: an essential guide for GPs, practice nurses and other members of the primary healthcare team.

Revised and updated for 2016, this 128-page booklet provides essential information about HIV for GPs and the primary healthcare team, specifically:  the clinical diagnosis of HIV in primary care (with photos), how to offer an HIV test and give results, primary healthcare for people with HIV including reproductive health and immunisation, how to complement HIV specialist care, and practice policies and systems.  It concludes with a quick reference guide to antiretrovirals, drug interactions and side effects, managing HIV-related problems, information for patients and a list of useful HIV and sexual health organisations and websites.

HIV in Primary Care is instructive, practical and easy to use with a comprehensive index and full colour illustrations.

Printed copies of the new edition can be obtained from MEDFASH at £12 per copy (bulk discounts available) by contacting:  enquiries@medfash.bma.org.uk, or the pdf version can be downloaded for £5. For details see http://www.medfash.org.uk/publications