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Risk Factors for Weight Loss in Patients with HIV Disease

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for acute unintended weight loss in a patient with HIV disease.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

risk factors, options

ICD-10:

B23.0, B22.2

Description:

Jacobson et al identified risk factors for acute weight loss in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease. This can help identify patients who may require additional nutritional support or interventions. The authors are from Tufts and Harvard Universities in Boston.

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