Higher retention and viral suppression with adolescent-focused HIV clinic in South Africa.

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Summary of "Higher retention and viral suppression with adolescent-focused HIV clinic in South Africa."

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
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0190260


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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

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