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MD Consult: Books: Goldman: Cecil Medicine: SUGGESTED READINGS

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed.

Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier

SUGGESTED READINGS

  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: U.S. Public Health Service Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the United States. Available at www.aidsinfo.nih.gov. Reviews current guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents during pregnancy for the health of the mother and for reduction of mother-to-infant transmission of HIV. This is a living document that is continuously being updated.

  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection. March 2005. Available at www.aidsinfo.nih.gov. Reviews guidelines for treatment of HIV-infected infants and children. This is a living document that is continuously being updated.

  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: U.S. Public Health Service Report of the NIH Panel to Define Principles of Therapy of HIV Infection and Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents. April 2005. Available at www.aidsinfo.nih.gov. Reviews principles and guidelines for treatment of HIV-infected adults and adolescents. This is a living document that is continuously being updated.

Chou R, Smits AK, Huffman LH, et al: Prenatal screening for HIV: A review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.  Ann Intern Med  2005; 143:38-54.Review of evidence supporting routine screening for HIV in pregnancy

Lockman S, Shapiro RL, Smeaton LM, et al: Response to antiretroviral therapy after a single, peripartum dose of nevirapine.  N Engl J Med  2007; 356:135-147.Increased resistance to nevirapine-based regimens occurs only when antiretroviral therapy is begun within 6 months of peripartum treatment

Richardson BA, John-Stewart GC, Hughes JP, et al: Breast-milk infectivity in human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected mothers.  J Infect Dis  2003; 187:736-740.This study demonstrated that the risk of transmission of HIV depends on the viral load within breast milk and not on infant age

  UNAIDS/World Health Organization (WHO): AIDS Epidemic Update 2001. Available at www.unaids.org. Reviews worldwide AIDS epidemic to December 2002.

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