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To determine retention in care and virologic suppression among HIV-infected adolescents and young adults attending an adolescent-friendly clinic compared to those attending the standard pediatric clinic at the same site.
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Name: PloS one
Young adults with HIV (YAHIV) are less likely to be retained in care or achieve viral suppression when seen in adult clinics. We assessed outcomes of a youth focused care model versus standard of care...
Methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) is associated with improved virologic outcomes, yet no studies have explored factors associated with viral suppression in HIV-infected patients on MMT. Given the cr...
The study describes adolescent and parent retention and changes in willingness to participate (WTP) in research among adolescents, parents, and adolescent-parent dyads.
Outcomes among people living with HIV (PLWH) in New York City (NYC) remain suboptimal. To assess the potential role of the city's sexual health clinics (SHCs) in improving HIV outcomes and reducing HI...
Describe the prevalence and covariates of viral suppression and subsequent rebound among younger (≤29 years old) compared with older adults.A retrospective clinical cohort study; eligibility criteri...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of a congregation, clinic and integrated case management-based intervention for sustainable testing and retention on ...
The study will evaluate the effect of implementing a family-centered care (FAM-CARE) program (where all HIV-positive family members are seen together as a unit and receive care together) o...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of a comprehensive, coordinated transition protocol which includes an early introduction to the adult provider, an in...
This study will implement an intervention in a two-year randomized controlled trial (RCT) to establish efficacy on viral suppression as a biological endpoint, compare the effectiveness of ...
This study will identify the most optimal, focused approach for biofeedback in adolescent females at high risk for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. A six-week randomized, pre/post-...
Any observable response or action of an adolescent.
The continuous, long-term suppression of VIRAL LOAD, generally to undetectable levels, as the result of treatment with ANTIVIRAL AGENTS.
An adolescent who is receiving long-term in-patient services or who resides in an institutional setting.
An approach, process, or methodology which emphasizes credible evidence and the best available scientific knowledge, judiciously integrated to achieve the best possible outcomes in structural design. For example, the design of a new OUTPATIENT CLINIC might incorporate a review of published research on outpatient clinic design, decisions on similar past projects, along with interviews with staff and consumers.
Adolescent hospitalized for short term care.
Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more commonly known as HIV, is a member of the lentivirus sub-set of the retrovirus family of pathogens. It causes AIDS, or Acquired Immuno Deficiency Sy...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...