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Clinical Information Guidelines

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HIV/AIDS treatment and care requires knowledge of accepted guidelines as disease specific competence is a priority area of overall planning. Locating clinical guidelines for treatment and care is a critical component of quality health care. The guidelines can also be used by multiple health professionals that serve on the treatment and care team. Below are direct links to HIV/AIDS treatment and care guidelines:

Adults and Adolescents Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Guidelines for Screening and Management of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) [PDF - 316 KB]

HIV Infection: Detection, Counseling, and Referral, 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  - HIV screening recommendations for those who seek evaluation and treatment for STDs

HIV Prevention (DHHS) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  - Updated Guidelines for Antiretroviral Post-exposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection Drug Use, or Other Non-occupational Exposure to HIV—United States, 2016

IHS Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Guidelines Template [PDF - 136 KB]

Opportunistic Infections Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Opportunistic Infections Guidelines for Pediatric Patients Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

Pediatric Guidelines Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection

Perinatal Guidelines Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
U.S. Public Health Service Task Force Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the United States

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) [PDF - 00 KB] [PDF - 136 KB] - US Public Health Service Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the US, 2017 Update.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (Occupational) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  - Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (Occupational) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  - Recommendations for HIV prevention with adults and adolescents with HIV in the United States, 2014 (amended 2016)

Testing – Revised CDC HIV Screening Guidelines Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings – September 22, 2006