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Gregory Felzien

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This presentation will review preconception counseling, testing, assessment, and therapy of both the mother's and newborn's HIV. Additionally, aspects of medical care prior to, throughout, and post-hospitalization of the mother's and newborn's HIV will be discussed. Lastly, the importance of continuation of care post hospitalization with an emphasis on adherence to medical care, issues associated with breastfeeding & pre-mastication, will be assessed.

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Sep 22nd, 8:00 AM Sep 22nd, 9:00 AM

HIV/AIDS: Pregnancy & the Newborn

This presentation will review preconception counseling, testing, assessment, and therapy of both the mother's and newborn's HIV. Additionally, aspects of medical care prior to, throughout, and post-hospitalization of the mother's and newborn's HIV will be discussed. Lastly, the importance of continuation of care post hospitalization with an emphasis on adherence to medical care, issues associated with breastfeeding & pre-mastication, will be assessed.