Impact of a bilingual/bicultural care team on HIV-related health outcomes.

@article{Enriquez2008ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of a bilingual/bicultural care team on HIV-related health outcomes.},
  author={Maithe Enriquez and Rose Farnan and A Cheng and Amalia Almeida and Daniel Del Valle and Maria Pulido-Parra and Gabriela Flores},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={295-301}
}
The purpose of this retrospective study was to examine the impact of a bilingual/bicultural care team on HIV-related health outcomes among Hispanic/Latino adults (N = 43) who received care in an academic HIV specialty clinic. Demographic and health data extracted from medical records from March 2005 to March 2007 were compared over two time periods: 1 year before and 1 year after implementation of the care team. Results indicated that there were more clinic visits per patient and that a higher… CONTINUE READING