Be PrEPared to Reduce the Risk of HIV Transmission
A Case for HIV Prevention
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a highly effective strategy for preventing HIV transmission. However, it is being utilized in only a small fraction of eligible individuals. Primary care providers have a unique opportunity to reduce the burden of HIV by routinely screening patients at risk and providing interventions for HIV prevention, such as PrEP. In this Mini Patient Case Study, Dr. Raphael Landovitz will review the scientific evidence supporting the use of PrEP and the importance of adherence for maximizing its effectiveness. In addition, he will provide practical guidance for implementation of PrEP in primary care practice.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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Vindico Medical Education
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