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Clinical trials

i-Base is a community project that bases the resources and information we produce on the results from clinical research – which¬†can range from isolated case reports to large randomised studies. We also produce materials to support community involvement in research. …

Online journals

The following peer-reviewed journals regularly include HIV-related research. Many offer free online access to selected current content and free access to all content after two years. AIDS British Medical Journal (BMJ) Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) HIV Medicine JAIDS (Journal of …

Drug resistance

UK treatment guidelines (BHIVA) include recommendations to test for antiretroviral drug resistance on diagnosis and prior to starting or changing treatment. Viral load needs to be >500 copies/mL in order for the test to generate a result. Resistance test results …

Professional links

British HIV Association (BHIVA) British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) Children’s HIV Association (CHIVA) European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) European Medicines Agency (EMA) EMEA online access to drug SPCs HIV Pharmacists Association (UK) Medical Research Council (MRC HIV …

Online calculators

Access to a range of online health calculators is now an essential part of routine patient care. The following resources are all available online using the links provided. British National Formulary (BNF) requires one time free registration. HIV adjusted calculators¬†CHIP …

Drug interactions

Drug interactions between antiretroviral drugs and other medications are complicated. This is a specialist area, often with limited research. The following sites include drug-interaction resources. British National Formulary (BNF) Key UK publication listing the selection and use of medicines in …

Treatment guidelines

Many national and international organisations produce guidelines for how to manage and treat HIV and related complications. Most guidelines outline best practice and minimum standards of care developed from evidence-based medicine, but newly emerging issues are also dependent on expert …

Conference calendar

An updated schedule of future national and international medical conferences and workshops is publish in each issue of HTB. HTB future conference listing. HTB includes coverage from most major meetings with reports categorised by subject and meeting. Previous reports in …

Databases for HIV collaboration (DHICE project)

DHICE Project (Databases for HIV: Integration, Collaboration, Engagement) DHICE is a project to encourage collaborative working practice between different HIV cohort projects in the UK. Roy Trevelion, based at i-Base, is the Community Liaison Co-ordinator with the project. Memory works …