Letters

Decline in mortality in children with HIV in the UK and Ireland

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7438.524 (Published 26 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:524

HIV positive adolescents urgently need dedicated services

  1. K P Prime, specialist registrar, genitourinary medicine (katiaprime@hotmail.com),
  2. E A Jungmann, consultant, genitourinary medicine,
  3. S G Edwards, consultant, genitourinary medicine
  1. Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Camden Primary Care Trust, London WC1E 6AU

    EDITOR—Gibb et al describe the dramatic impact of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infected children.1 Improved survival means that increasing numbers of HIV infected adolescents will confront issues common to this age group, such as poor outpatient attendance,2 problems with adherence to treatment,3 and transition to an adult environment.

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