Public And Professional Attitudes Toward Aids Patients: A National Dilemma, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Public And Professional Attitudes Toward Aids Patients

A National Dilemma, 1st Edition

By David E. Rogers, Eli Ginzberg


136 pages

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pub: 2019-07-11
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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

About the Authors

David E.Rogers

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General