Clinical Management of the HIV-Positive Kidney Transplant Recipient

Clinical Management of the HIV-Positive Kidney Transplant Recipient


Identification: nnj_nd08A2
Issue: November-December 2008
Volume: Vol. 35, No. 6

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Goal: To provide an overview of transplantation in people infected with HIV and to discuss the selection and clinical management of this population.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the reasons why transplantation is now considered an option for people infected with HIV.
  2. Describe the transplant screening and evaluation process for people infected with HIV.
  3. Identify the similarities and differences in the post-transplant management between HIV-infected individuals and those who are not HIV-infected.


Disclosure Statement: The author reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

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