1st Edition

Public And Professional Attitudes Toward Aids Patients
A National Dilemma

ISBN 9780367284633
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
136 Pages

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Book Description

This volume analyzes in considerable depth how fears, prejudices, social and moral values, and individual perceptions have affected and shaped the public, the personal, the professional, and the economic ways in which our society interacts with people suffering from HIV infections.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- An Overview -- Patients Beyond the Pale: A Historical View -- AIDS, the Public, and the "NIMBY" Syndrome -- Physicians' Attitudes Toward AIDS -- Nurse Attitudes and AIDS -- Removing Barriers to Health Care for People with HIV-Related Disease: A Matter of Law or Ethics? -- Hospitals in New York City: A System Under Stress -- The Economics of a Caring Approach -- HIV Infection and AIDS: Recommendations to the President-Elect -- A State Policy Perspective -- AIDS: A Long View -- Summation: Better Care for AIDS Patients -- Cornell University Medical College Fifth Conference on Health Policy

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David E.Rogers