TITLE

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in patients with HIV: an emerging problem

AUTHOR(S)
Scourfield, Andrew T.; Doffman, Sarah R.; Miller, Robert F.
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Dec2014, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p678
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation and management of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Topics discussed include studies that assess obstructive airways disease prevalence and risk factors in HIV-infected individuals in combined antiretroviral therapy era, Pneumocystis jirovecii colonization as risk factor, and imaging. It also examines pharmacotherapy and drug-drug interactions.
ACCESSION #
99849648

 

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