Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD
Greene WC. Predicting Progression to AIDS. Ann Intern Med. 1995;123:726-727. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-123-9-199511010-00013
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1995;123(9):726-727.
Whom to treat, when to treat, and how to treat? These are the difficult questions faced all too frequently by clinicians caring for persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Now, nearly 15 years into the expanding acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic, we understand that HIV may produce distinctly different temporal patterns of disease progression in different persons [1, 2]. We also appreciate that the current pharmacopoeia of anti-HIV drugs is distinguished as much by its toxicity and its potential to induce drug resistance as it is by its long-term therapeutic benefit . Consequently, many physicians have turned to a more individualized, “patient-specific” approach to treatment.
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