30. Transitioning Adolescents With HIV to Adult Care: Examining Processes at Twelve Adolescent Medicine Clinics

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Amanda Elizabeth Tanner, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Purpose: The provision of uninterrupted care as youth with HIV transition from pediatric and adolescent to adult HIV care is essential as disengagement from care has implications for an individual's HIV-related and overall health and with the demonstration that treatment can serve as a means of prevention, the health of the broader community. Accordingly, this study examined the transition processes and protocols that exist across twelve clinics within the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN).

Additional Information

Publication
Journal of Adolescent Health 56 (2), S16
Language: English
Date: 2015
Keywords
HIV care, adolescents, transitioning care, published abstract

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