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HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) substantially reduces the risk of HIV acquisition, yet significant barriers exist to its prescription and use. Incorporating pharmacists in the PrEP care process may help increase access to PrEP services.
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Name: Open forum infectious diseases
Despite high pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) acceptability among people who inject drugs (PWID) and PrEP providers, PrEP uptake is low and little is known about how to promote PrEP among PWID. This qu...
The efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention has been established among people who inject drugs (PWID). HIV uninfected, at risk PWID, could likely benefit from long-acting inject...
HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a highly effective biomedical HIV prevention strategy, yet some gay and bisexual men (GBM) who are eligible to access PrEP are not using it. We report the incide...
Seven years after TDF/FTC was approved for pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce risks of HIV infection, there have been large increases in the number of persons using PrEP in the USA. However, recent da...
The efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV has been firmly established; however, the success of PrEP largely depends on access to care as well as high levels of medication adherenc...
The specific aims of this study are: 1. To explore perceived facilitators and barriers to initiating and adhering to HIV PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS (PrEP) among at-risk YOUNG MEN WHO...
75 subjects at risk for HIV infection (25 high risk MSM and 50 sero-discordant couples) will be recruited. All subjects will receive Truvada for pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, as well a...
The investigators' overall goals are to target (a) pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake by addressing access and acceptability and (b) PrEP adherence among Historically Black Colleges an...
To provide preliminary evidence about feasibility and acceptability of delivering PrEP to AGYW identified as potentially at high risk of HIV infection in Lilongwe city communities and two ...
This study evaluates the feasibility (reach, adoption, safety and implementation) and initial efficacy (higher linkage to care) of the Partner Services Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PS-PrEP) i...
A method of disease prevention (abbreviated PrEP) which involves the administration of drugs to at-risk persons who have not been exposed to the disease-causing agent.
The prevention of infection or disease following exposure to a pathogen. This is most frequently addressed by administering a vaccine or anti-viral medication following exposure to a virus.
The principles of proper professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the pharmacist, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the pharmacist in health care and interpersonal relations with patient families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
The geographic area of the midwestern region of the United States in general or when the specific state or states are not indicated. The states usually included in this region are Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent and treat RABIES. The inactivated virus vaccine is used for preexposure immunization to persons at high risk of exposure, and in conjunction with rabies immunoglobulin, for postexposure prophylaxis.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...
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...