Affiliation: University of Ottawa
- An overview of fungal infectionsG Garber
Infectious Diseases Division, Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, Canada
Drugs 61:1-12. 2001..The most frequently encountered pathogens are Candida albicans and Aspergillus spp. but other fungi such as non-albicans Candida spp. are increasingly important...
- Effect of cessation of highly active antiretroviral therapy during a discordant response: implications for scheduled therapeutic interruptionsN Hawley-Foss
Division of Infectious Diseases, Ottawa Hospital-General Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Clin Infect Dis 33:344-8. 2001..If antiretroviral agents that are likely to resuppress the virus are not available, we suggest that patients continue the therapy associated with immunologic improvement to maximize the clinical benefit of the discordant response...
- Clinical outcomes of first antiretroviral regimen in HIV/hepatitis C virus co-infectionC L Cooper
Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
HIV Med 7:32-7. 2006..Despite the benefits of HAART, initiation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-HCV co-infected patients is often delayed as a consequence of patient and physician concern pertaining to liver toxicity. It is unclear whether this is justified...
- A randomized controlled psycho-education intervention trial: Improving psychological readiness for successful HIV medication adherence and reducing depression before initiating HAARTL Balfour
Division of Infectious Diseases, Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, USA
AIDS Care 18:830-8. 2006..9; p < 0.05). The STAART intervention enhanced HIV treatment readiness by better preparing patients prior to initiating HAART. It was also beneficial for reducing depressive symptoms in depressed, HIV-positive patients...
- Development and psychometric validation of the HIV Treatment Knowledge ScaleL Balfour
Division of Infectious Diseases, Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
AIDS Care 19:1141-8. 2007..It has important applications as a clinical teaching tool with patients and healthcare workers and it could be used as an outcome indicator in HIV educational intervention studies...
- Barriers to hepatitis C virus treatment in a Canadian HIV-hepatitis C virus coinfection tertiary care clinicM McLaren
University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
Can J Gastroenterol 22:133-7. 2008..Despite demonstrated efficacy in HIV-hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection, not all patients initiate, complete or achieve success with HCV antiviral therapy...