Increasing PrEP Uptake in PWID
Season 5, Ep. 4
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|People who inject drugs (PWID) are at risk for HIV infection from both sexual- as well as injection-related causes. What can clinicians do to reduce the incidence of infection and improve their patients’ health? In this issue, Dr. Jessica Taylor from The Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center takes us into the clinic to explain how current evidence-based strategies can increase the uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in this vulnerable population.|
9/15/2021 - COVID-19 Variants Explained
Dr. Paul Auwaerterexplains what we currently knowabout COVID-19 viral variants. Topics:*Themost concerning variants *Delta Plus and Mu variants explained *Vaccine efficacy against disease caused by variants *New recommendation for concurrent flu andCOVID-19 vaccinationPost-test for CME/CE credit:https://covid19.dkbmed.com/multispecialty/9-15-21-episode/evalAccess our resource center, download webinar slides, and claim credit athttps://covid19.dkbmed.com/multispecialtyPresentingfaculty:Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA, FIDSA,Past President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
8/24/2021 - Addressing COVID-19 Disparities
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8/18/2021 - COVID-19 Ventilation Management
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