Donald P Kotler, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Donald P Kotler

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Alimentary Tract Disease in the HIV Patient: Diarrheal Diseases

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has diarrheal alimentary tract disease? What should you expect to find? Introduction There is considerable heterogeneity in the clinical presentation of HIV-infected patients with diarrhea. Understanding the specific categories of patients as well as the similarities and differences between HIV-infected and non-infected patients…

Alimentary Tract Disease in the HIV Patient: Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing Disorders

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know The management of HIV infection in the current era is complicated by its heterogeneity. Gastrointestinal symptoms are common in HIV infection, and are found in a majority of patients at some point in the disease. Untreated patients include those with mild, moderate, and severe immune depletion. Treated patients…

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