Publications and Products
Patient Materials (Fact sheets, Posters, Videos)
A fact sheet on difficulty with thinking skills for people living with HIV.
A database from the National Institutes of Medicine with patient education on each of the different kinds of antiretroviral drugs currently used to treat HIV infection (includes photos).
This video outlines the three key steps needed to end the HIV epidemic: Test, Prevent, Treat.
This 2-sided handout answers frequently asked questions for people who have just been diagnosed with HIV.
A fact sheet for patients with information on reducing the risk of HIV transmission.
This 2-sided patient fact sheet explains what HIV is, who is at risk, how HIV tests work, and what test results mean.
A 2-page printable handout with answers to patients' frequently asked questions about coinfection with HIV and Hepatitis C.
A 2-page overview for patients with key things to know about screening and vaccination for infectious diseases including HIV, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, human papillomavirus (HPV), syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.
8.5" x 11", handout.
A 2-sided patient brochure that discusses how to live well and take care of yourself when you have HIV.
This 1-page factsheet provides an overview of PrEP specifically for women.
This 1-page factsheet provides information about Truvada and Descovy, the two medications used for PrEP.
PrEP is a daily medication (Truvada or Descovy) that is highly effective at preventing HIV. Learn more about PrEP in this short video.
Information for patients about PrEP, including fact sheets and a video series.
A 2-sided patient handout that explains basic facts about the rapid oral HIV test.
A patient guide to reducing the risks of injection drug use, including HIV, hepatitis, endocarditis, and overdose.
The Healing Arts program includes photos of multimedia exhibits by patients at the San Francisco VA's Infectious Diseases Clinic.
A list of common side effects from HIV medications and what to do about them.
- Not available in print.
Tips for buying, storing, and using condoms and dental dams.
- Not available in print.
Veterans with HIV share their stories and offer helpful steps to take after getting an HIV diagnosis.
- Online(2 min 11 sec video )
Provider Resources (Manuals, Factsheets, Pocketcards, Posters)
Fact sheet for providers on evaluating cognitive dysfunction in patients living with HIV.
- PDFFact Sheet (309KB)
This handout offers care providers tips about telling their patients whether they have HIV.
Video on how to conduct a sexual health history. This video shows providers conducting a sexual health history using the 5 Ps method. We include a sixth P to assess pleasure and pain.
A fact sheet for providers on how to obtain condoms from VHA.
A collection of more than 200 images of clinical symptoms of HIV infection that can be downloaded, printed, archived, and distributed, free of charge, so long as appropriate credit is given to the original image contributors.
A printable 3-page handout for health care providers about using PrEP to prevent HIV infection
A 599-page manual that offers a practical approach to the screening and treatment of comorbid conditions in Veterans with HIV.