Updated DHHS Adult and Adolescent Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines Now Available
AIDSinfo announces the release of the updated Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents. The preface to the guidelines, What's New in the Guidelines?, provides a summary of key updates including changes in the sections on Laboratory Testing, What to Start, and Considerations for Antiretroviral Use in Patients with Coinfections. In addition, the updated guidelines include a new table format presenting antiretroviral-associated adverse events by drug class. Significant changes from the previous version of the guidelines also are highlighted in yellow throughout the document.
The updated guidelines can be downloaded from the Adult and Adolescent Guidelines section of AIDSinfo. Individual PDFs of all “boxed” recommendations and all tables in the guidelines also are available. Go to the AIDSinfo Order Publications page to request the guidelines via e-mail.
Your Feedback Is Important
The Adult and Adolescent HIV Guidelines Panel welcomes feedback on the latest revisions to the adult and adolescent treatment guidelines. Please send your comments with the subject line “Adult and Adolescent Guidelines Comments” to ContactUs@aidsinfo.nih.gov by January 24, 2011.