Validity of the International HIV Dementia Scale in South Africa.

@article{Joska2011ValidityOT,
  title={Validity of the International HIV Dementia Scale in South Africa.},
  author={John A. Joska and Jennifer Westgarth-Taylor and Jacqueline Hoare and Kevin G. F. Thomas and Robert H. Paul and Landon Myer and Dan J. Stein},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={95-101}
}
HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) remain prevalent, especially in regions like South Africa where HIV prevalence is high but access to antiretroviral treatment (ART) is limited. The incidence of HIV dementia (HAD) has been halved with the use of ART, but the prevalence remains high. Appropriate brief screening tools to screen for HAD are needed in order to facilitate treatment initiation. The validity of the International HIV Dementia Scale has not been established in a region… CONTINUE READING
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