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Quality of life among Brazilian women living with HIV/AIDS
Results of the multiple regression analysis indicate that the women's employment or retirement, income greater than the minimum wage, and higher educational level were associated with a higher standardized mean score of QoL, however, recent HIV/AIDS diagnosis and exposure to antiretroviral agents for a period shorter than two years were negatively associated with QOL. Expand
Quality of life, clinical characteristics and treatment adherence of people living with HIV/AIDS1
Quality of life is better among individuals adherent to ART and supporting people to adhere to the antiretroviral treatment should be a persistent task of healthcare workers and other people participating in the treatment, such as family members and friends. Expand
Symptoms of depression and quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS.
Individuals with depressive symptoms presented lower scores of quality of life than individuals without these symptoms, with statistically significant differences between the means/medians in most domains of the HATQoL. Expand
A Review of Risk Behaviors for HIV Infection by Men Who Have Sex With Men Through Geosocial Networking Phone Apps
The results indicated that use of geosocial networking apps to find sex partners may lead to new patterns of behavior and relationships that place MSM at risk for HIV. Expand
Adherence to antiretrovirals in people coinfected with the human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis1
The coinfected patients presented inappropriate adherence to the antiretrovirals, a fact that negatively affects the health conditions of the people living with HIV/tuberculosis coinfection, and a statistically significant correlation was found between the levels of adherence and some sociodemographic and clinical characteristics. Expand
[Compliance with the treatment by patients with the co-infection HIV/tuberculosis: integrative literature review].
This is an integrative review whose objective was to evaluate the evidences available in the literature about the factors associated to the compliance with the treatment by patients with theExpand
Accidents with biological material among undergraduate nursing students in a public Brazilian university.
It was found that the risk of accidents is underestimated and that strategies such as formal teaching and continual training are necessary in order to make students aware of biosafety measures. Expand
Difficulties of living with HIV / Aids : Obstacles to quality of life Dificuldades do viver com HIV / Aids : Entraves na qualidade de vida Giselle
Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. Conflicts of interest: there are no conflicts of interest. Abstract Objective: To identify and exploreExpand
[Vulnerability and prevention of sexual HIV transmission among HIV/AIDS serodiscordant couples].
  • R. Reis, E. Gir
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da U S P
  • 1 September 2009
The naturalization of HID/AIDS related to an undetectable viral load, the invulnerability feeling that stems from the time spent together by the couple, and its influence in the maintenance of safe sex are vulnerability factors for seronegative sexual partners. Expand
[Clinical treatment adherence of health care workers and students exposed to potentially infectious biological material].
The predictor in both univariate and multivariate analyses for adherence to clinical follow-up appointment was having a known source patient with nonreactive serology for the human immunodeficiency virus and/or hepatitis B and C. Expand