Antibiotic resistance is one of the largest public health challenges in the United States and is a global health threat. What treatment options do we need in order to combat this public health challenge?
Vaccination is important for the public health of the United States. Tell us your thoughts on how frequently you recommend vaccines to your patients.
As the transplant waitlist continues to grow, so does the need for kidney transplants among patients with HIV and end-stage kidney disease. Do you think HIV-positive kidneys can be a solution?
Research has suggested that chronic pain in adults with HIV may be associated with psychosocial factors. Do you believe psychosocial factors play a role in your HIV patients’ chronic pain?
New technologies may play a role in reducing patients’ chronic pain symptoms. Do you think technology can increase access to and use of medications for your patients with HIV?
For some patients with HIV, opioid use is the only way to reduce their chronic pain. In your experience, what factors contribute to your patients’ chronic pain or opioid use?
A recent study evaluated clinical and viro-immunological data of patients with HIV who presented with COVID-19 to determine whether the risk of COVID-19 is increased among this population. Have you noticed an impact among your patients?
Some areas of the United States are requiring children to receive certain vaccinations, regardless of religious beliefs. Do you think certain vaccines should be required for children and adults for the good of the community? Or would this requirement damage patient-provider relationships? Take our poll to voice your opinion.
Recent research has shown that short-course antibiotic therapy may be as effective as longer-course therapy for patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Do you think a shorter course of antibiotic therapy is effective for this population?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend routine HIV screening for all pregnant women in the United States. For infants who are HIV-positive, though, which test do you prefer to use to make the diagnosis?