Peter A. Selwyn, MD, MPH; Anat R. Feingold, MD; Anita Iezza, RPAC; Meera Satyadeo, RPAC; Janice Colley, RPAC; Rafael Torres, RPAC; Jane F. M. Shaw, MD
Intravenous drug users account for a growing number and percentage of cases of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the United States (1). As
hospitals become further burdened by the care of drug users with AIDS (2), and as the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and its sequelae further enters the domain of primary care practitioners (3), strategies for providing outpatient medical care to HIV-infected drug users will be critically important. Given the elusive nature of the intravenous drug-using population and its often erratic contacts with the health care system (4), providing comprehensive AIDS-related primary care to this
Selwyn PA, Feingold AR, Iezza A, Satyadeo M, Colley J, Torres R, et al. Primary Care for Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection in a Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program. Ann Intern Med. ;111:761–763. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-111-9-761
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1989;111(9):761-763.
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