Kara K Wools-Kaloustian
Affiliation: Indiana University
- A model for extending antiretroviral care beyond the rural health centreKara K Wools-Kaloustian
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 12:22. 2009..abstract:..
- Predictors of suboptimal CD4 response among women achieving virologic suppression in a randomized antiretroviral treatment trial, AfricaAida Asmelash
Botswana Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana
BMC Infect Dis 14:331. 2014..741 HAART-naive women with screening CD4 count <200 cells/μL were randomized to start HAART with Tenofovir/Emtricitabine plus either Nevirapine or Lopinavir/Ritonavir...
- A clinician-nurse model to reduce early mortality and increase clinic retention among high-risk HIV-infected patients initiating combination antiretroviral treatmentPaula Braitstein
Indiana University, School of Medicine, 1001 West 10th Street, OPW M200, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 15:7. 2012..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect on survival and clinic retention of a nurse-based rapid assessment clinic for high-risk individuals initiating cART in a resource-constrained setting...
- Short-term risk of anaemia following initiation of combination antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected patients in countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, and central and South AmericaJialun Zhou
The Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
J Int AIDS Soc 15:5. 2012....
- Trends in the clinical characteristics of HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania between 2002 and 2009Elvin H Geng
Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 14:46. 2011..Regionally representative socio-demographic, laboratory and clinical characteristics of patients accessing ART over time and across sites have not been well described...
- Alternative antiretroviral monitoring strategies for HIV-infected patients in east Africa: opportunities to save more lives?R Scott Braithwaite
Section on Value and Comparative Effectiveness, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 14:38. 2011..We estimated the incremental benefit and cost effectiveness of alternative monitoring strategies for east Africans with known HIV infection...
- Reduced renal function is associated with progression to AIDS but not with overall mortality in HIV-infected Kenyan adults not initially requiring combination antiretroviral therapySamir K Gupta
Division of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 14:31. 2011..Renal disease has been identified as a risk factor for disease progression or death in some populations...
- The impact of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief on expansion of HIV care services for adult patients in western KenyaKara Wools-Kaloustian
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5124, USA
AIDS 23:195-201. 2009..The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief committed $15 billion to addressing HIV in resource-poor settings...
- Viability and effectiveness of large-scale HIV treatment initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa: experience from western KenyaKara Wools-Kaloustian
Division of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
AIDS 20:41-8. 2006..To determine the clinical and immunological outcomes of a cohort of HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy...
- Extending HIV care in resource-limited settingsKara Wools-Kaloustian
Division of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, Wishard Memorial Hospital Room OPW 430, 1001 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 3:182-6. 2006....
- Initial outcomes of an emergency department rapid HIV testing program in western KenyaMichael Jay Waxman
Department of Emergency Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:981-6. 2007..Establishment of rapid HIV testing in emergency departments can identify significant numbers of HIV-positive patients who would otherwise remain undiagnosed and provides an education opportunity for those patients who are HIV negative...
- Will there be an epidemic of HIV-related chronic kidney disease in sub-Saharan Africa? Too soon to tellKara K Wools-Kaloustian
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Kidney Int 74:845-7. 2008..However, the greatest population at risk resides in resource-limited areas where monitoring and treatment for kidney dysfunction are outside the scope of medical practice. More epidemiologic and prevention research is sorely needed...
- "Wamepotea" (they have become lost): outcomes of HIV-positive and HIV-exposed children lost to follow-up from a large HIV treatment program in western KenyaPaula Braitstein
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e40-6. 2011..The objective of this study was to identify the vital status and reasons for children becoming loss to follow-up (LTFU) from a large program in western Kenya...
- An electronic medical record system for ambulatory care of HIV-infected patients in KenyaAbraham M Siika
Department of Medicine, Moi University Faculty of Health Sciences, Eldoret, Kenya
Int J Med Inform 74:345-55. 2005..We describe the development and structure of this EMR and plans for future development that include wireless connections, tablet computers, and migration to a Web-based platform...
- Outcomes of HIV-infected orphaned and non-orphaned children on antiretroviral therapy in western KenyaWinstone M Nyandiko
Department of Child Health and Pediatrics, Moi University School of Medicine, PO Box 2582 30100, Eldoret, Kenya
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:418-25. 2006..Determine outcome differences between orphaned and non-orphaned children receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
- Renal disease in an antiretroviral-naïve HIV-infected outpatient population in Western KenyaKara Wools-Kaloustian
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2208-12. 2007....
- The AMPATH medical record system: creating, implementing, and sustaining an electronic medical record system to support HIV/AIDS care in western KenyaWilliam M Tierney
Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 129:372-6. 2007..g., tracing patients who fail to return for appointments), strategic planning (e.g., hiring health care providers and staff), reports to national AIDS programs and funding agencies, and research...
- Addressing the educational void during the antiretroviral therapy rolloutJonathan Cohen
AIDS 18:2105-6. 2004