Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold.
  • Explain why opportunistic infections occur more frequently in PLHIV.
  • Identify common opportunistic infections in PLHIV and use this knowledge to help patients seek healthcare promptly.
  • Describe WHO HIV clinical staging and classify patients into the appropriate clinical stages.
  • Explain the use of chemoprophylactic treatments to prevent opportunistic infections in PLHIV.
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