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LIMA, Camilla Thania Dias de; OLIVEIRA, Dayannne Rakelly de; ROCHA, Edilma Gomes  and  PEREIRA, Maria Lúcia Duarte. Clinical management of the hiv positive pregnant women in reference maternities from the region of Cariri. Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.3, pp.468-476. ISSN 1414-8145.

This research is aimed to identify how the medical and clinical management of pregnant women with HIV in hospitals in the reference region of Cariri occurs. Descriptive, retrospective study, with data from 22 medical and 21 from notification sheets between August 2003 and September 2007, analyzed by descriptive statistics. All women underwent 4 to 6 prebirthing consultations. Most had received prophylaxis with AZT; conducted 16 rapid tests for HIV. The cesarean section was the most used, 17 received intrapartum AZT and complete schedule, 9 started AZT intravenously before three hours in hospitalization. In the puerperium, seven underwent mechanical inhibition of lactation, two losses and eight both hormonal methods. All newborns have received oral AZT and infant formula. The investigated maternity hospitals following the guidelines on MS: use of rapid test, select the type of delivery, prophylaxis with intravenous AZT, inhibition of lactation and immediate care to newborns.

Keywords : Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Pregnancy; Disease Vertical transmisión.

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