Stephen B. Palte

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A hydroxynaphthoquinone compound (566C80) has been shown to be effective in the prevention and treatment of murine Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis. In a phase I study, five cohorts of four human immunodeficiency virus-infected men received 100, 250, 750, 1500, and 3000 mg of the compound orally once daily for 12 days. A sixth cohort received 750 mg three(More)
We conducted an open prospective clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole given as one double-strength tablet thrice weekly for primary and secondary prophylaxis of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in human immunodeficiency virus-infected (HIV+) patients. A total of 104 HIV+ patients were evaluated, with 74(More)
Objective: To assess the appropriateness of narcotic-prescribing practices in an ambulatory clinic for patients infected with HIV. Design, setting, and patients: The medical records of 220 (190 HIV-positive) patients, seen in a clinic primarily designed for the long-term follow-up of ambulatory HIV-infected patients and located in an inner-city, public(More)
With the number of AIDS cases in the United States exceeding 100,000 and rising, it is becoming more of a financial burden to take care of this population. The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, like most hospitals providing indigent care, sustains annually a large deficit for both outpatient and inpatient care of AIDS patients. With the establishment of a(More)
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