The HIV/AIDS epidemic in boys and men with hemophilia began in the early 1980s with the puzzling occurrence of systemic illness and fatal opportunistic infections in patients who had received plasma-derived clotting factor concentrates. This brief narrative describes one physician's experience in caring for patients with hemophilia and HIV infection early in the epidemic.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- General Nursing
- Clinical Neurology
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine