Canadian consensus guidelines for the management of pregnant HIV-positive women and their offspring

@inproceedings{Burdge2003CanadianCG,
  title={Canadian consensus guidelines for the management of pregnant HIV-positive women and their offspring},
  author={David R. Burdge and Deborah M Money and John C. Forbes and Sharon Lynn Walmsley and Fiona Mary Smaill and Marc Boucher and Lindy Samson and Marc Steben},
  year={2003}
}
Background: The optimal care of HIV-positive pregnant women and the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV have become important health care issues, in Canada and throughout the world. Patterns of care for HIV-positive pregnant women and their infants have changed dramatically over the past 5 years, with advances in our understanding of HIVrelated disease and its treatment and of the pathogenesis of perinatal HIV transmission, as well as advances in our ability to successfully… CONTINUE READING