4th Edition

Outpatient Management of HIV Infection

By Joseph Masci Copyright 2011
    288 Pages 9 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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

    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

    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

    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

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


    Joseph Masci