An integrated approach for antiretroviral adherence and secondary HIV transmission risk-reduction support by nurses in Kenya.

@article{Kurth2012AnIA,
  title={An integrated approach for antiretroviral adherence and secondary HIV transmission risk-reduction support by nurses in Kenya.},
  author={Ann E. Kurth and Lauren McClelland and George H Wanje and Annette E. Ghee and Norbert Peshu and Esther Mutunga and Walter G. Jaoko and Marta Storwick and King K. Holmes and Scott McClelland},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={146-54}
}
Ongoing antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence and secondary HIV transmission-risk reduction (positive prevention) support are needed in resource-limited settings. We evaluated a nurse-delivered counseling intervention in Kenya. We trained 90 nurses on a brief counseling algorithm that comprised ART and sexual-risk assessment, risk-reduction messages, and health-promotion planning. Self-reported measures were assessed before, immediately after, and 2 months post-training. Consistent ART… CONTINUE READING