Human Immunodeficiency Virus


Susan Parker is a 38-year-old African American woman who frequents your pharmacy for her prescription needs, as well as your occasional lipid screening clinic, offered this past year. Today she approaches the counter in tears and asks if her doctor called in any new medication. She looks exhausted, appears to be shaking, and has a rash that is barely visible without proper lighting. Concerned that she may be having a drug reaction, you decide to investigate her prescription medication profile (Case Table 47–1) and ask a few questions. Her symptoms of a sore throat, fever, and rash prompted the visit to her primary care doctor. These symptoms started about a week ago. Continue Reading >

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