1st Edition

Scientific Basis of Healthcare
AIDS & Pregnancy

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ISBN 9781578087334
Published December 20, 2011 by CRC Press
208 Pages 1 Color & 8 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This volume on AIDS & Pregnancy covers prenatal assistance, antenatal care and screening, treatment for low lymphocyte count, antiretroviral regimes for prevention of transmission to child, adverse effects of antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy, awareness of HIV on pregnancy, occupational hazards and so on. The series is designed for student nurses, practicing healthcare workers, qualified nurses and healthcare practitioners, post graduates, special project students, teachers, lecturers and professors of nursing and healthcare. It is also suitable for college, university, or nursing school libraries as a reference guide.

Table of Contents

HIV/AIDS, An Overview, Francis Agyemang-Yeboah
Can Teens Teach Other Teens HIV prevention? Implications for AIDS and Pregnancy, G. Mahat and Mary Ann Scoloveno
Knowledge of Antenatal Attendees about HIV/AIDS in Pregnancy, Anietie Effiong Moses, Emem Abasi Bassey, and Godwin Etim Asuquo
Midwives and Occupational Exposures to HIV, Maria Ganczak
Pregnancy and Delivery in HIV positive Women, Antenatal Care and Outcome, Karoline Aebi-Popp, Christoph Rudin, and Luigia Elzi
Management of HIV/AIDS Stigma, Nursing Perspectives, S.W. Gaskins
Prenatal Assistance to Pregnant Women with HIV/AIDS, Prescilla Chow, A.M. Amed, Sonia Maria Oliveira de Barros, Maria José Rodrigues Vaz, and Regina Célia de Menezes Succi
Antenatal Screening and HIV-Pregnancy, Strategies for Treatment, A.A. Al-Jabri, A.A. Balkhair, M.S. Al-Belushi, and S.S. Hasson
Low Lymphocyte Count in HIV-Pregnancy and Strategies for Treatment, Alash’le Abimiku and Evaezi Okpokoro
Antiretroviral Regimens Recommended for Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV, Christiana Smith and Adriana Weinberg
Pregnancy-Related Adverse Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy, Elie Azria, Sophie Matheron and Dominique Luton

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