Medical Management and Treatment Guidelines
For the most current management and treatment guidelines, refer to the clinician resources at Hep Free Hawai’i.
The U .S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issues guidance documents for the medical management of HIV infection, including guidelines on antiretroviral treatment, prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections, post-exposure prophylaxis, and preventing perinatal transmission. To learn more, go to www.aidsinfo.nih.gov.
Other resources include:
- National HIV Telephone Consultation Service – Offers physicians and other health care providers up-to-the-minute HIV clinical information, and individualized expert case consultation across the broad range of clinical HIV/AIDS issues. Phone: 1-800-933-3413 Hours: 6am-5pm (PST), M-F
- National Clinicians’ Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline) – Offers clinicians up-to-the-minute advice on managing occupational exposures (i. e., needlesticks, splashes, etc.) to HIV, hepatitis, and other blood-borne pathogens. Phone: 1-888-448-4911 Hours: 24 hours / 7 days a week
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
- Hawai’i STD Screening Recommendations (2015)
- Hawai’i STD Treatment Guidelines (2015)
- EPT – Expedited Partner Therapy
Accurate and timely reporting of STDs, HIV, and AIDS cases are necessary for successful disease prevention and control. Reporting allows programs to visualize trends, identify potential outbreaks, initiate early interventions, and assist healthcare providers in the medical management of partners who may be infected. Learn more about mandated disease reporting.
Updated January 25, 2016