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1st Edition

Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the Lung



ISBN 9780429083112
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 Lungsurveys 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 Celedon

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

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