Date of Award
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Physician Assistant Education
Many times HIV remains undetected because patients are asymptomatic and thus unaware that they are infected, or they are unaware because they have not had complete STD screening. By the end of 2016, 36.7 million adults and children globally were reportedly living with HIV/AIDS.2 These facts highlight the importance of early detection and treatment of HIV infections. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) can prevent, stall, or even reverse many of the HIV-related illnesses. Whether ART can prevent or ameliorate HIV-related cognitive impairment is unclear, though.
Zadran, Wranga, "Does ART attenuate or prevent HIV encephalopathy?" (2020). Physician's Assistant Program Capstones. 86.