AIDS: Etiology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention / Edition 4

AIDS: Etiology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention / Edition 4

by Vincent T. DeVita Jr.

ISBN-10: 0397515383

ISBN-13: 9780397515387

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Table of Contents

IBasic considerations
1Origin of AIDS3
2Etiology of AIDS: Biology of Human Retroviruses13
3The Molecular Biology of HIV-139
4Immunopathogenesis of HIV Infection61
5Immune Responses to HIV Infection77
6Global Aspects of the HIV Epidemic89
7Epidemiology of HIV in the United States99
8Transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus111
IIIClinical Manifestations
9Clinical Spectrum of HIV Disease123
10Serologic Tests for Human Immunodeficiency Virus141
11Infectious Complications of HIV157
APneumocystis carinii and Other Protozoa157
BFungal Infections in Patients with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome167
CTuberculosis and Other Bacterial Infections180
DHerpesvirus Infection in Individuals With HIV Infection193
12Kaposi's Sarcoma and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome209
13Lymphoma and Other Miscellaneous Cancers225
14Central and Peripheral Nervous System Complications of HIV-1 Infection and AIDS237
15Gastrointestinal Manifestations of HIV Infection and AIDS259
16HIV Infection in Children285
17Noninfectious Organ-Specific Complications of HIV Infection313
ADermatologic Complications313
BPulmonary Complications320
CRenal Complications334
DHematologic Complications of HIV Infection337
18Psychiatric and Psychosocial Aspects of HIV Infection347
IVTreatment of the HIV Infection
19Strategies and Progress in the Development of Antiretroviral Agents357
20Antiretroviral Therapy373
AAzidothymidine and Other Deoxynucleotide Analogues373
BInterferon-[alpha] in HIV Infection395
CSoluble CD4, Immunomodulators, Immunotoxins, and Other Approaches to Anti-HIV Therapy406
21Therapeutic Approach to the HIV-Seropositive Patient417
22Counseling of HIV-Infected Individuals, Their Families, and Their Partners435
VPrevention and Public Health
23Prevention of the Sexual Transmission of HIV443
24AIDS Among Drug Injectors: The First Decade453
25The Safety of Blood and Blood Products463
26Perinatal Transmission of HIV471
27AIDS Vaccines479
28A Human Rights Framework for Evaluating AIDS Policies: Consent, Confidentiality, and Antidiscrimination489
29Technical Successes and Social Failures: Approaching the Second Decade of the AIDS Epidemic497
VIHIV Infection and the Health Care Worker
30Occupational Risk of HIV Infection in Health Care Workers505
31Safety Precautions for the Health Care Worker517
AGeneral Precautions to Prevent the Transmission of Blood-Borne and Aerosolized Pathogens517
BSpecial Considerations for Surgeons529
CSpecial Considerations for Dentists538
DSpecial Considerations for Emergency Personnel543
EPostexposure Management of Health Care Workers Occupationally Exposed to HIV550
FSterilization, Disinfection, and Environmental Control556
32Management of Health Care Workers Infected With HIV or Other Blood-Borne Pathogens561

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