Year: 1990 Source: Military Medicine, v.155, no.3, (March 1990), p.98-104 SIEC No: 19901467

Following mandatory military-wide testing for the HIV virus, Army medical facilities have gained extensive experience with HIV-positive persons who undergo special stresses as a result of affiliation with the military. Consequences of evacuation to medical centers for evaluation of HIV status are presented & the impact of this process on the medical center staff are considered. This paper is a description of 1 system designed to evaluate, treat & support HIV-positive soldiers & their families.