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INTRODUCTION Population aging has become a global phenomenon, and HIV infection among older individuals is also increasing. Because age can affect the progression of HIV infection, we aimed to evaluate the present knowledge on HIV infection in older patients. METHODS Literature review of the last 20 years. RESULTS Older HIV-infected patients have lower(More)
Tetanus is a treatable and preventable disease that remains prevalent in developing countries. The mortality rate can reach up to 30 %. The early mortality is due to acute respiratory failure secondary to muscle spasms. Given that the tracheal tube stimulates muscle spasms, there is worldwide consensus to perform early tracheos-tomy on tetanus patients who(More)
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