AIDS in the Modern World / Edition 1

AIDS in the Modern World / Edition 1

by I. Edward Alcamo
     
 

AIDS in the Modern World focuses on the biological basis of AIDS and HIV. Edward Alcamo’s simple approach to the topic enables students to focus on the main elements of HIV disease and its impact of society. The text is in an easy-to-read, well-organized format, yet provides detailed information. Appropriate for undergraduate non-science and allied

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AIDS in the Modern World focuses on the biological basis of AIDS and HIV. Edward Alcamo’s simple approach to the topic enables students to focus on the main elements of HIV disease and its impact of society. The text is in an easy-to-read, well-organized format, yet provides detailed information. Appropriate for undergraduate non-science and allied health students, AIDS in the Modern World should complement any standard text-book in courses focusing on health, human disease, or in any course where the instructor wants to address both the biological and social aspects of HIV/AIDS.

  • Written by one of the most distinguished authors in the field of microbiology and AIDS
  • Designed to supplement any core text in the teaching of AIDS
  • Includes full chapter on AIDS and society
  • Ethical issues integrated throughout, e.g., are needle exchange programs a good idea?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632044740
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.19(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Emergence of AIDS.

Chapter 2: HIV and Human Disease.

Chapter 3: The Biology of HIV.

Chapter 4: How HIV Affects the Body.

Chapter 5: The Spreading AIDS Epidemic.

Chapter 6: Preventing HIV Transmission.

Chapter 7: AIDS and Healthcare Workers.

Chapter 8: Diagnosing HIV Infection and AIDS.

Chapter 9: Treating HIV Infection and AIDS.

Chapter 10: AIDS and Society

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