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Issue 17.3

HIV nursing and research

Hello and welcome to this issue of HIV Nursing. I am really excited about this edition, which has a focus on research in HIV care.

HIV Nursing 2017; 17: 75–76



James Meek
Senior Lecturer

Continuing professional development: HIV and renal disorders

Despite advances in HIV medicine it is widely acknowledged that people living with HIV are at particular risk of renal problems although the pattern of disease has changed significantly over time renal disease, also known as kidney disease or nephropathy, is currently one of the most common non-infectious comorbidities seen among PLWH.

HIV Nursing 2017; 17: 77–87

Juliet Bennett
Independent Nurse Advisor

Barriers preventing early testing and diagnosis of HIV: results of a five-year retrospective review of clinical data for those diagnosed HIV positive in two European regions

This article provides an overview of the aims, conduct, and findings of a five-year retrospective review of patient records to identify and compare clinical and demographic data on every patient diagnosed with HIV in Kent and Medway in the UK, and Amiens and Creil in France.

HIV Nursing 2017; 17: 75–76



Stephen O'Connor, Sharon Manship, Momar Diouf, Jean-Luc Schmit, Stephen Clift
Reader,Research Assistant,Researcher,Professor,Professor

What is known from the existing literature about men living with HIV, erectile dysfunction and role of HIV nurses: a scoping review

This article reviews the current literature regarding HIV and erectile dysfunction. The article will explore why erectile dysfunction is more common in men who are HIV positive as appose to men who do not have HIV. HIV Nursing 2017; 17: 96–102

James Meek & Michelle Croston
Senior Lecturer & Senior Lecturer

Stigma, time to address the issues: a literature review

The gay community have lived with being externally stigmatised for generations and it is a growing issue in areas such as HIV.

HIV Nursing 2017; 17: Stuart Roberts

Stuart Roberts
Senior Lecturer

‘There is goodness in life, even when living with HIV’: an exploration using caritative caring

There are many challenges for people living with HIV. People can react in different ways, and for some it can be a traumatic and very negative event. They deal with it either alone or with extra psychological and social support. It is in this context that caring science, developed by Watson, and caritative caring knowledge, proposed by Eriksson, provide possible approaches to conquer challenges.

HIV Nursing 2017; 17: 108–111



Christel Estlander
Researcher

Trials and tribulations of hepatitis C treatment in Lothian prisons

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a blood-borne virus that can cause both acute and chronic infection. In Scotland, it is well known that the main transmission route of HCV is through drug use and a study into prevalence of HCV in Her Majesty’s Prisons (HMPs) in Scotland showed that 53% of intravenous drug users (IVDU) tested were antibody positive. HIVN 2015; 15: 3-7

Fiona Rose & Sara Lamond
Nurse & Nurse

New treatments for HIV and hepatitis C co-infection and the impact in nursing practice

There have been significant developments in how chronic hepatitis C (HCV) can be treated in the last few years, since the advent of direct-acting antivirals. HIV Nursing 2015; 15: 15-18

Ricky Gellissen
Clinical Nurse Specialist

HIV Nursing

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