4th Edition

Outpatient Management of HIV Infection




ISBN 9781420087352
Published June 22, 2011 by CRC Press
288 Pages 9 B/W Illustrations

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Book 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

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