Economic impact of delaying or preventing AIDS in persons with HIV.

@article{Pinkerton1999EconomicIO,
  title={Economic impact of delaying or preventing AIDS in persons with HIV.},
  author={Steven D. Pinkerton and David Robert Holtgrave},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={289-98}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate how preventing or delaying the development of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) [or other severe conditions related to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)] through antiretroviral therapy affects the lifetime cost of HIV/AIDS care, and to compare the cost of therapy with the potential savings in HIV/AIDS-related end-of-life care. METHODS The analysis utilized a previously developed economic model of HIV/AIDS-related medical care costs under various disease… CONTINUE READING