Handbook of HIV medicine / Edition 3

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Handbook of HIV 3e provides a concise guide to all aspects of HIV management in the context of sub-Saharan Africa. It covers a broad spectrum of topics from diagnostic and management approaches to the common manifestations of HIV in both adults and children. The handbook has been written in particular for reference in the hospital ward or clinic. It provides key information on HIV and on antiretroviral therapy. As the only handbook of HIV for southern Africa, the Handbook of HIV is an excellent resource for medical students, community service doctors, medical officers, nurses and allied health care workers. Written by HIV experts from across the country, the new edition includes: The latest updates on HIV medicine and drug management. Updated content on the approach to HIV infection in children. A discussion of the ethical issues around HIV.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199053667
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2012
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 696
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 4.60 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: General introduction to HIV medicine
1. Epidemiology
2. Virology
3. The immune system and HIV infection
4. Interactions between HIV and tuberculosis
5. Laboratory investigations
6. HIV transmission and natural history
7. Counselling
8. Sex and sexuality
9. Preventing HIV infection: individuals and populations
Part 2: Approach to HIV infection in children
10. Clinical assessment (paediatric)
11. Childhood vaccination
12. Infant feeding
13. Breastfeeding in hospital
14. Nutrition
15. Diarrhoea
16. Paediatric tuberculosis
17. Sexual assault
18. Setting up an HIV/AIDS clinic for children
Part 3: Approach to HIV infection in adults
19. Clinical assessment (adult)
20. Common emergencies
21. Evaluation of fever
22. Primary prophylaxis and immunization
23. Diet and nutrition
24. Adult tuberculosis
25. Sexually transmitted infections
26. Gynaecology
27. Contraception
28. Sexual assault
Part 4: Systemic approach to HIV infection
29. Cardiology
30. Haematology
31. Nephrology
32. Pulmonology
33. Intensive care management
34. Endocrinology and metabolic abnormalities
35. Neurology
36. Psychiatry
37. Ophthalmology
38. Gastroenterology and hepatology
39. Oral medicine
40. Dermatology
41. Oncology
42. Rheumatology
Part 5: Drug management
43. Antiretroviral drug classes
44. Adult antiretroviral therapy
45. Paediatric antiretroviral therapy
46. Prevention of mother-to-child-transmission of HIV
47. Antiretroviral drug resistance
48. Adherence
49. Drug-drug interactions
50. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
51. Principles of managing adverse drug reactions
52. Occupational post-exposure prophylaxis
53. Essential drugs for primary care facilities
Part 6: Drug management
54. Primary care approach
55. Integrating HIV and TB services
56. Palliative care
57. Women's health
58. Gay sex and sexuality
59. Ethical issues
60. Health care worker burnout
61. Micronutrient and complementary therapies

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