Don't Give Partial HIV Regimens When Patients Are Hospitalized

Errors with HIV antiretrovirals are popping up during transitions of care.

Work with your hospital or community colleagues...and consider these tips to avoid mishaps in patients with complex HIV regimens.

Admission and hospitalization. Tell patients to take their HIV meds with them, if possible, so their regimen can be continued without interruptions. Emphasize the importance of continuing the COMPLETE HIV regimen...taking a partial regimen may lead to resistance.

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