[Post-exposure prophylaxis of HIV infection in out-patient clinic of hospital for infectious diseases in Warsaw in 2001-2002].

@article{Kowalska2006PostexposurePO,
  title={[Post-exposure prophylaxis of HIV infection in out-patient clinic of hospital for infectious diseases in Warsaw in 2001-2002].},
  author={Justyna D Kowalska and Ewa Firląg-Burkacka and Małgorzata Niezabitowska and Elzbieta Bakowska and Anna Ignatowska and Piotr Pulik and Andrzej Jerzy Horban},
  journal={Przeglad epidemiologiczny},
  year={2006},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={789-94}
}
Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) after exposure to potentially infectious material remains one of the most important elements of HIV prevention. In some cases it requires antiretroviral drugs administration, which might cause serious side effects. The following analysis was performed to identify adverse events of antiretroviral therapy in PEP as well as to evaluate patients adherence to consultations and tests schedule. Data were collected from standard forms filled in by physicians during… CONTINUE READING

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