CASE STUDIES

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND)

Aroonsiri Sangarlangkarn, MD, MPH, Jonathan S. Appelbaum, MD, FACP By the end of the session, learners will be able to: Describe three categories of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) and two features that distinguish them from other neurodegenerative disorders Outline an appropriate workup for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) Apply an interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of…Continue Reading

Osteoporosis in HIV and Aging

Aroonsiri Sangarlangkarn, MD, MPH, Jonathan S. Appelbaum, MD, FACP By the end of the session, learners will be able to: Describe two features that distinguish osteoporosis in HIV-infected patients from that in the general population. Outline a factor for osteoporosis in HIV-infected patients and the strategy to minimize its effects on bone health. Apply an…Continue Reading

Renal Disease in HIV and Aging

Aroonsiri Sangarlangkarn, MD, MPH, Christina M Wyatt, MD, MS, Jonathan S. Appelbaum, MD, FACP By the end of the session, learners will be able to: Outline risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in HIV-infected Form the differential diagnosis of CKD in HIV-infected Describe the workup and management of HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN). Reading assignment: Wyatt C, Klotman…Continue Reading

Sexual Health in HIV and Aging

Aroonsiri Sangarlangkarn, MD, MPH, Jonathan S. Appelbaum, MD, FACP By the end of the session, learners will be able to: Describe two risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including HIV in older adults. Choose three questions that are part of a sexual assessment in older adults.  Outline two indications and two lab tests required…Continue Reading

Polypharmacy in HIV and Aging

Aroonsiri Sangarlangkarn, MD, MPH, Jonathan S. Appelbaum, MD, FACP By the end of the session, learners will be able to: Describe one feature that distinguishes polypharmacy in HIV-infected patients from that in the general population. Outline two adverse effects of polypharmacy on the health of HIV-infected patients. Apply a systematic approach to the evaluation and…Continue Reading