Treatment Guideline Resources

Treatment Guideline Resources


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Treatment Guidelines - All HIV Treatment guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are available online on the AIDSinfo website at http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/. These guidelines include: antiretroviral treatment, maternal-child transmission, post-exposure prophylaxis, management of HIV complications, and testing, counseling, and referral.

Below we have summarized the following guidelines and developed others based off of current research and practice: Antiretroviral Therapy in Adults and Adolescents, Antiretroviral Therapy in Pediatrics, Hepatitis C in HIV/AIDS, Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV/AIDS, Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) in Pediatrics/Adolescents, Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) in HIV/AIDS, Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in HIV-Infected Patient and Oral Manifestations Associated with HIV/AIDS.

Antiretroviral Therapy in Adults and Adolescents - August 2014



This resource summarizes information from the Department of Health and Human Services Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents. Critical information regarding antiretroviral agents currently approved for use in adults and adolescents is included. Information summarized includes adult dosing (including renal dosing recommendations), available dosage forms, side effects, and important patient (pt) counseling points. 
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Antiretroviral Therapy in Pediatrics - May 2013


Pediatric ARV Treatment Guidelines updated November, 2012. Click HERE to view.

This resource summarizes information from the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection. Critical information regarding antiretroviral agents currently approved for use in children is included. Information summarized includes dosing (including renal and hepatic dosing recommendations), available dosage forms, side effects, and important patient counseling points.
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NOTE: We currently do not have any hard copies to send at this time. However, we encourage you to download a copy directly to your personal computer if you need it for immediate use. You may still request copies and we will send copies to you as soon as the resource becomes available again. We thank you in advance for your patience.

Hepatitis in HIV/AIDS - Coming Soon


This resource is currently being updated to reflect recent guidelines updates.
On March 12, 2014, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and Infectious Diseases Society of America, in collaboration with the International AIDS Society-USA released a new Hepatitis virus (HCV) guidelines website, www.hcvguidelines.org. This website contains the Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis , which will be frequently updated due to the rapidly evolving HCV treatment guidelines resulting from the recently approved HCV antiviral therapies and others that are on the horizon. Click HERE to view the updated guidelines.
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Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV/AIDS - June 2014


On May 07, 2013 the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents were released. Click HERE to view the updated guidelines.

This resource summarizes recommendations from the Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-infected Adults and Adolescents. The guide includes both primary and alternative prophylaxis and treatment regimens for selected opportunistic infections. There is a table that includes brand and generic drug names, dosage forms, and food restrictions.
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) - March 2014


On August 6, 2013 the U.S. Public Health Service released updates to the Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis. Click HERE to view the updated guidelines.

This resource summarizes the guidelines for the management of occupational and non-occupational exposures to HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C, including recommendations for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV in men who have sex with men is also summarized. This card is intended to guide decisions about PEP/PrEP and should be used in conjunction with other guidance provided in the full guidelines. View the full guidelines at websites listed throughout card.
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NOTE: This treatment guideline resource is not yet available in print form. Please see our HIV CareLink Newsletter outlining recent changes to this guideline. You may still leave your request and we will send copies to you as soon as the resource becomes available again. We thank you in advance for your patience.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) in Pediatrics/Adolescents - September 2012


To all users of the F/C AETC Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) in Pediatrics/Adolescents Treatment Guideline Resource: In the process of reviewing this resource for an update, two errors were found. The errors may impact patient safety and we urge you to destroy any copies you have. To read the full notice of correction click to the right. Additional updates are currently being made.

This resource was developed to provide guidance on managing potential non-occupational exposures to HIV in pediatrics and adolescents, as there are no official guidelines. Child Protection Teams, schools, youth athletic programs, juvenile justice centers, and other entities that include participation of children and adolescents may find guidance on this topic helpful. Information summarized in this resource includes management of exposures, study findings related to exposure risk, important discussion points when assessing the exposed individual, recommended and alternative antiretroviral (ARV) regimens for PEP of HIV, ARV adverse effects, hepatitis B PEP, and hepatitis C post-exposure management.
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NOTE: This treatment guideline resource is being updated and we currently do not have any hard copies to send at this time. However, we encourage you to download a copy directly to your personal computer if you need it for immediate use. Please also see our HIV CareLink Newsletter outlining recent changes to this guideline. You may still leave your request and we will send copies to you as soon as the resource becomes available again. We thank you in advance for your patience.

Treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) in HIV/AIDS - August 2014



This resource is intended to assist clinicians in the management of HIV-infected patients with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and drug-susceptible tuberculosis infection (TB). This guide summarizes the guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of LTBI and TB and includes adult dosing, available dosage forms, drug-drug interactions, side effects, and important patient counseling points.
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Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in HIV-Infected Patients - September 2013



This full-color poster is 22" x 17", and contains photographs of genital and other dermatologic manifestations of sexually transmitted diseases in HIV-infected patients. Each featured STD photograph corresponds with a treatment recommendation, in chart form, based on the Sexually Transmitted Treatment Guidelines, 2010. [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR 2010;59(No. RR-12):1-116].
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NEW FORMAT: Therapeutic Agents for Oral Manifestations of HIV Disease in Adults and Adolescents – June 2014



This resource has been reformatted from a poster to a trifold guide, making it accessible and small enough to fit in your pocket. This resource contains detailed, full-color photographs of the oral manifestations associated with HIV/AIDS, including those affecting the lips, tongue, and mouth. It also includes recommendations for treatment of selected oral manifestations of HIV disease including antifungal, antiviral, topical, antibacterial, and other treatments.

Additional photos of oral manifestations are available at the following website, and can be used for educational purposes. http://www.hivdent.org/_picturegallery_/_picturegallery.htm

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To cite the above resources, you may follow this AMA format: Editors last name. [brochure]. Title of Resource. Tampa, Florida: Florida/Caribbean AETC; Year Published. Available at: URL. Accessed [date].

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Beal J., Huesgen E., Montero J., Orrick J., Editors. [brochure]. Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV/AIDS. Tampa, Florida: Florida/Caribbean AETC; 2012. Available at: http://fcaetc.org/treatment-guidelines.php. Accessed [date].

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