Adolescent HIV care – Dr. Nadia Ahmed

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1. Youth are defined as ages 10-24 years

2. The rate of growth in adolescence is only exceeded by fetal life and early infancy

3. . Those with perinatal acquired HIV compared to behaviourally acquired are more likely to

4. The handing over specialist service for transitional care of adolescents livings with HIV involves handing over care of the adolescent to a specialist and separate youth clinic

5. When considering antiretroviral therapy, it is important to consider when peak bone mass accrual is achieved, which is typically at 25 years of age

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