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2020 May 01

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr



Increased Retention in Care after a Palliative Care Referral among People Living with HIV.


Gilliams EA, Ammirati RJ, Nguyen M L, Shahane AA, Farber EW, Marconi VC
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020 May 01; 84(1):78-84.
PMID: 31923086.


Early palliative care addresses biopsychosocial needs for people living with HIV in an outpatient setting. We sought to describe patients referred to a palliative care program and compare the medical outcomes of emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, primary care visits, and viral load suppression among patients enrolled in the program, to patients who did not enroll (no-show group).