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AIDS Clinical Review 2000/2001

1st Edition

Edited by Paul A. Volberding

CRC Press

336 pages

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The latest in the crucial series documenting scientific discoveries at the forefront of HIV and AIDS research!

This volume updates the most important and controversial issues facing physicians, nurses, microbiologists, pharmacists, and epidemiologists who deal directly with patients suffering from HIV and AIDS, focusing on specific areas in which important new advances have occurred in diagnosis, therapy, and prevention of infection and related complications.

Outlines new disease management strategies being tested in prospective clinical trials and observational studies!

Combining elements of virology, epidemiology, immunology, oncology, endocrinology, neurology, psychiatry, and the behavioral sciences, AIDS Clinical Review 2000/2001

  • clarifies substantive advancements in vaccine development, realistically assessing potential efficacy and limitations

  • explores short-term antiretroviral therapy for dramatically reducing the rate of vertical transmission from mother to child

  • evaluates the efficacy of antiretroviral prophylaxis for workers who experience high-risk exposure to HIV-infected blood

  • discusses preservation of HIV specific immunity when antiretroviral therapy is initiated early in the course of acute infection

  • considers complex drug interactions that occur when drugs are used in combination

  • highlights cytokine and other immune-based therapies

  • suggests chronic hepatitis may ultimately be more fatal than HIV for coinfected patients

  • and more!

    Including results recently presented at scientific meetings but not yet published in peer-reviewed journals, AIDS Clinical Review 2000/2001 is essential reading for infectious disease specialists, epidemiologists, virologists, immunologists, pharmacologists, microbiologists, hematologists, hepatologists, oncologists, neurologists, medical students in these disciplines, and all medical professionals involved in both AIDS research and clinical practice.

  • Reviews

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    …a very well organized set of reviews, providing much new information for the researcher. It is a highly recommended series that all medical and academic libraries should subscribe to and have available for their users.

    "-AIDS Book Review Journal

    Praise for the previous edition"…

    …focuses on new developments, including epidemiology as well as pathogenic aspects, and current opinions based on the latest publications…provides comprehensive bibliographies….not just another textbook on AIDS.

    "-Infection

    Table of Contents

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention: Applying the Lessons Learned

    Thomas J. Coates, Anke A. Ehrhardt and David D. Celentano

    Novel Strategies Toward the Development of an Effective Vaccine to Prevent Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection or Acquired Immunodeficiency Virus

    Barbara Ensoli and Aurelio Cafaro

    Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection: Updates on Prevention and Management

    Ann J. Melvin and Lisa M. Frenkel

    Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Health Care Workers

    Rita Fahrner

    Can Immune Responses to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Be Preserved, Enhanced, or Restored?

    Bruce D. Walker

    Reconstitution of Immunity Against Opportunistic Infections in the Era of Potent Antiretroviral Therapy

    Judith A. Aberg

    Salvage Therapy for Patients Failing their Current Antiretroviral Regimen

    Mary A. Albrecht

    Drug Interactions of Antiretroviral Agents

    Bradley W. Kosel and Francesca Aweeka

    Rationale for Immune-Based Therapies for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection

    Michael M. Lederman and Hernan Valdez

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis B and C Coinfection: Pathogenic Interactions, Natural History, and Therapy

    Arthur Y. Kim, Raymond T. Chung, and Bruce Polsky

    About the Series

    Aids Clinical Review

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    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    MED022090
    MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
    MED038000
    MEDICAL / Hematology