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Outpatient Management of HIV Infection

4th Edition

By Joseph R. Masci

CRC Press

278 pages | 9 B/W Illus.

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Description

This book presents a complete global examination of the complications, diagnoses, and management of HIV infections. This is essential for the HIV specialist and for those involved in HIV care, this book provides:

  • information on the constantly changing and expanding drug therapies and treatment strategies for HIV
  • the latest developments and frequently updated treatment guidelines
  • includes new chapter on global efforts against HIV/AIDS. Draws from author's international experience
  • includes a chapter on HIV and aging-hot topic in the field
  • looks at the expansion and routinization of HIV testing
  • a complete global examination of the complications, diagnoses, and management of HIV infections
  • expert and authoriatative advice from Joseph R. Masci; Director of Medicine at Elmhurst Hospital Center in New York, who is highly respected in the field
  • user friendly sections: core curriculum in HIV medicine, special populations, and systems of care
  • up-to-date references, ensuring you have access to the most recent information

Table of Contents

OVERVIEW OF HIV INFECTION

The laboratory diagnosis of HIV infection

General approach to HIV infection

Overview of HIV-related disorders

Symptom-oriented evaluation and management

Antiretroviral therapy

Therapy of selected serious HIV-related disorders and the immune reconstitution syndrome

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

Approach to substance abuse and care of the active injection drug using patient

Coinfection with tuberculosis or viral hepatitis

Issues of aging among HIV-infected individuals

Issues confronted by women

ORGANIZATION OF CARE

Systems of care: the model HIV program

Quality management in the care of HIV-infected individuals

The global effort against HIV/AIDS: issues in resource-deprived areas

Appendices

Antiretroviral drugs

Drugs used to prevent and/or treat HIV-related infections:Including tuberculosis and viral hepatitis

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED014000
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MED022090
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MED045000
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine