The care provided to the sexual partners of people living with the human immunodeficiency virus




HIV; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Patient Care.


Objective: to analyze the care provided to sexual partners of people living with the human immunodeficiency virus. Methods: cross-sectional study with 173 participants, carried out in a service specialized in the treatment of people with the human immunodeficiency virus, submitted to a statistical analysis (chi-square test and Fisher’s exact test). Results: having the partner invited to attend the health service (p<0.001), receiving guidance on prevention in the health service (p<0.001), and being seen at the specialized service as a couple for counseling on sexual practices and preventive strategies (p<0.001) showed statistical differences. Conclusion: there are gaps in the care provided to sexual partners on strategies for preventing infection by the human immunodeficiency virus.


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How to Cite

Oliveira, L. B. de ., Costa, C. R. B., Sena, I. V. de O., Borges, P. de T. M., Araújo, T. M. E. de, & Reis, R. K. (2020). The care provided to the sexual partners of people living with the human immunodeficiency virus. Rev Rene, 21, e43567.



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