1st Edition

Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the Lung

By

Rosen



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ISBN 9780824798833
Published June 26, 1998 by CRC Press
584 Pages

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Book Description

Synthesizing disparate information into a readily accessible format, this insightful volume presents state-of-the-art reviews on the basic and clinical features of pulmonary diseases in HIV-infected individuals-informing critical decision making as well as suggesting avenues for future research.
A beneficial compendium for those dealing with pulmonary complications of HIV infection, Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the Lung

  • surveys current knowledge on the epidemiology of HIV infection
  • examines HIV's effects on lung cells in addition to immune functions within the lung
  • details individual pulmonary infections in terms of etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis
  • emphasizes the indications and limitations of various diagnostic techniques, including invasive and noninvasive testing and screening
  • considers noninfectious pulmonary complications from neoplastic and inflammatory to immunological disorders
  • advises on the management of individuals in intensive care with the aid of morbidity and mortality data
  • assesses common recommendations as well as provides clear guidelines for preventing the transmission of infectious pathogens
  • and more!
  • Table of Contents

    Overview of HIV Infection

    Overview of Respiratory Disease in HIV Infection, Mark J. Rosen
    HIV Infection in Europe: An Overview of Epidemiology and Pulmonary Complications, Court Pedersen, Thomas L. Benfield, and Jens D. Lundgren
    HIV and Injecting Drug Users, Don C. Des Jarlais and Samuel R. Friedman
    Intensive Care for Patients with HIV Infection, Vera A. De Palo

    Effects of HIV on the Lung

    HIV Biology and Infection of Lung Cells, Elizabeth A. Rich
    HIV and Lung Lymphocyte Function, Carlo Agostini and Gianpietro Semenzato
    HIV and Alveolar Macrophage Function, Homer L. Twigg III

    Diagnosis of Pulmonary Disorders

    Bronchoscopic and Other Invasive Sampling Techniques in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Complications of HIV Infection, Steve H. Salzman
    Noninvasive Diagnostic Tests, Roslyn F. Schneider
    Pulmonary Illness in HIV-Infected Adults: Screening and Case Finding, Roslyn F. Schneider and Paul A. Kvale

    Pulmonary Infections

    Bacterial Pneumonia in the Setting of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection, Robert E. Hirschtick and Jeffrey Glassroth
    Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia, John D. Stansell
    HIV and Tuberculosis, Bonita T. Mangura and Lee B. Reichman
    Viral Infections of the Lung in HIV Infection, Jeanne Marie Wallace
    Fungal Pneumonias Complicating HIV Infection, Scott F. Davies and George A. Sarosi
    Pulmonary Toxoplasmosis, Frank L. Acerra
    Pulmonary Cryptosporidiosis, Emanuel I. Wurm
    Strongyloidiasis, Juan Carlos Celedón

    Noninfectious Pulmonary Disorders

    Neoplastic Diseases, Dorothy A. White
    Inflammatory Disorders: Spectrum, Pathogenesis, and Pathology, William D. Travis
    Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonitis, Deborah M. Ushkow and Roslyn F. Schneider
    Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonitis, Frederick P. Ognibene
    Primary Pulmonary Hypertension and HIV Infection, Jeffrey I. Kuritzky

    Infection Control

    Infection Control for the Pulmonary Specialist, Beth G. Raucher

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