Category: Pediatric HIV/AIDS

  • Care of the HIV Infected Child
    • Objectives are: Understanding the goals of care for HIV-infected infants and children; and Demonstrate appropriate use of major components of routine care for HIV-infected infants and children.
  • Challenges in Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Care
    • A plenary lecture on pediatric and adolescent HIV care given at the 15th Conference of Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Both webcast slide presentation and the power point file are available.
  • Columbia Clinical Manual: Pediatrics
    • Provides an overview of essential pediatric services, implementation recommendations, clinical guidelines, and treatment algorithms. Includes resources on pediatric care for HIV/AIDS patients.
  • Contraception for Women and Couples with HIV
    • These materials contain guidance for providers who offer contraception to clients with HIV, including those on antiretroviral (ARV) therapy. The information can be used in a variety of health care settings by providers who regularly offer family planning services and by those who want to begin integrating contraceptive services with HIV treatment and care services. The materials provide specific information about contraceptives for clients with HIV, possible interactions between contraceptives and ARVs, decisions clients with HIV may have to make, and advice about how to counsel them.
  • Handbook on Paediatric AIDS in Africa
    • Accessible, practical tool for health professionals in developing countries who care for HIV-infected and -affected children.
  • ICAP Infant Diagnosis Manual: Diagnosis of HIV Infection in Infants
    • A comprehensive implementation and clinical manual.
  • Pediatric Adherence Lecture
    • Learning Objectives: Identify ways to prepare a family for ARV adherence; List ways to monitor and support ARV adherence; Describe ways to assess adherence.
  • Pediatric AIDS Pictorial Atlas
    • A pictorial atlas of common manifestations of pediatric HIV infection.
  • Pediatric Antiretroviral Dosing in Resource-Limited Settings
    • This dosing card contains information on pediatric ARV drugs commonly used in resource limited settings.
  • Pediatric Antiretroviral Dosing in Resource-Limted Settings
    • This clinical resource is a pocket guide on antiretroviral drug dosing for children in resource-constrained settings. Current guidelines in the U.S. recommend dosing using surface areas estimations, so this document should be used with caution and checked against other resources. The brochure includes a table detailing dosage recommendations based on weight for 14 drugs or drug combinations, intended for infants and children who weigh between 5 and 40 kg.
  • Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment: Case Studies
    • Cases Include: A tired child; Baby has been coughing; A scared and irritable 10-year old; A red and itchy 4-year old; and "The medicines aren't working".
  • Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment: Lecture
    • Learning Objectives: Identify the ARV-eligible child; Prepare the family for ARV initiation; Choose an effective 1st line regimen; Create an appropriate follow-up schedule for the newly initiated child; Identify and manage ARV toxicities; and Recognize treatment failure.
  • Pediatric HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Pocket Guide
    • WHO recently developed revised guidelines on pediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment, currently available in draft form only on the WHO website. Formal publication is expected later in the year. Changes will be incorporated into a revised ICAP Pediatric Pocket Guide at that time.
  • Serious Bacterial Infections in Children with HIV
    • Provides information on the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of common bacterial infections in HIV-infected children. It covers several clinical syndromes including pneumonia, bacteremia, meningitis, gastroenteritis, urinary tract infection, sepsis, sinusitis, cellulitis, skin and soft tissue infections and bone and joint infections.
  • Treatment of HIV-infected Children in Resource Limited Countries
    • In this lecture at San Francisco General Hospital, Dr. Musoke discusses epidemiology and natural history, opportunistic infection prophylaxis, immunization, antiretroviral therapy guidelines, and successes as well as challenges of implementing HAART in resource-limited settings. Her presentation focuses in part on pediatric HAART in Uganda.