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Outpatient Management of HIV Infection

4th Edition

CRC Press

288 pages

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pub: 2011-06-22
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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 frequentl

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:
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine