Nonprescription and alternative medication use by individuals with HIV disease.

@article{Smith1999NonprescriptionAA,
  title={Nonprescription and alternative medication use by individuals with HIV disease.},
  author={Scott R. Smith and Eric L. Boyd and Duane M. Kirking},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1999},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={294-300}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the strength of the associations between predisposing, enabling, and need-for-care variables and the self-treatment of HIV disease; and to compare sociodemographic and illness-related factors associated with the use of vitamins, nonprescription medications, herbs, and recreational substances among HIV-infected individuals. METHODS Data were derived from 7887 interviews conducted as part of the AIDS Cost and Services Utilization Survey. The conceptual framework was the… CONTINUE READING