The Lifetime Cost of Current Human Immunodeficiency Virus Care in the United States

@article{Schackman2006TheLC,
  title={The Lifetime Cost of Current Human Immunodeficiency Virus Care in the United States},
  author={Bruce R. Schackman and Kelly A. Gebo and Rochelle P. Walensky and Elena Losina and Tammy M Muccio and Paul E. Sax and Milton C. Weinstein and George R. Seage and Richard D Moore and Kenneth A. Freedberg},
  journal={Medical Care},
  year={2006},
  volume={44},
  pages={990-997}
}
Objective:We sought to project the lifetime cost of medical care for human immunodefiency virus (HIV)-infected adults using current antiretroviral therapy (ART) standards. Methods:Medical visits and hospitalizations for any reason were from the HIV Research Network, a consortium of high-volume HIV primary care sites. HIV treatment drug regimen efficacies were from clinical guidelines and published sources; data on other drugs used were not available. In a computer simulation model, we projected… 
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