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The Contagion® Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) specialty page provides STD-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES VIDEOS - Page 7

Switch/Maintenance Therapy in Patients With HIV
In this segment, Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, review the current clinical trial evidence regarding maintenance strategies that use less potent HIV treatment regimens.
Improving HIV Treatment Adherence
Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, emphasize the importance of good adherence to HIV medications and discuss ways to improve adherence.
HIV: Understanding the Laboratory Monitoring Needs
Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, share best practices on laboratory monitoring and the frequency of checking viral load in patients with HIV infections.
Preventing Opportunistic Infections in HIV
In this segment, Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, debate the potential role for opportunistic infection prophylaxis in patients with an HIV infection.
Managing Opportunistic Infections in HIV
Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, explain the clinical significance of patients with HIV infections developing an opportunistic infection and the recommended treatments for them.
When Comorbidities Influence HIV Management
In this segment, Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, outline various comorbidities that can influence HIV treatment selection, such as kidney disease, or hepatitis B or C.
HIV in Pregnancy
Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, discuss the optimal approach for treating patients with an HIV infection during pregnancy and the risks for the unborn child.
Nuances of First-line Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV
Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, describe the factors they consider when deciding on a first-line antiretroviral therapy in a patient with an HIV infection.
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