Living Well with HIV & AIDS / Edition 3

Living Well with HIV & AIDS / Edition 3

by Allen Gifford, Kate Lorig, Diana Laurent, Virginia Gonzalez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0923521860

ISBN-13: 9780923521868

Pub. Date: 11/09/2005

Publisher: Bull Publishing Company


Based on the current care guidelines from the CDC and elsewhere, this book addresses the current emphasis on managing the side effects of HIV/AIDS such as lypodystrophy, redistribution of body fat, cardiac risks, and vulnerability to other ailments. Combining the latest medical advice with the ideas of hundreds of people living with HIV/AIDS, the book is

Overview


Based on the current care guidelines from the CDC and elsewhere, this book addresses the current emphasis on managing the side effects of HIV/AIDS such as lypodystrophy, redistribution of body fat, cardiac risks, and vulnerability to other ailments. Combining the latest medical advice with the ideas of hundreds of people living with HIV/AIDS, the book is particularly helpful for friends, family members, and others who make up the support network for anyone struggling with HIV/AIDS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780923521868
Publisher:
Bull Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/09/2005
Edition description:
Third Edition, Third edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
9.12(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments,
Dedication,
How to Use this Book,
Part One: HIV/AIDS Self-Management,
Chapter One Overview of HIV/AIDS Self-Management,
Chapter Two Becoming an HIV/AIDS Self-Manager,
Chapter Three Health Problems of People with HIV/AIDS,
Part Two Managing Your Medical Treatment,
Chapter Four Working with Your Doctor,
Chapter Five Making Treatment Decisions,
Chapter Six Managing Medications for HIV/AIDS,
Chapter Seven Side Effects of Medications,
Part Three Managing Symptoms and Long-Term Health,
Chapter Eight Evaluating Common Symptoms of HIV/AIDS,
Chapter Nine Understanding the Symptom Cycle,
Chapter Ten Using Your Mind to Manage Symptoms,
Part Four Managing Exercise and Diet,
Chapter Eleven Exercising for Fun and Fitness,
Chapter Twelve Healthy Eating Chapter Thirteen Food Safety and Preparation Tips,
Part Five Managing Personal and Practical Issues,
Chapter Fourteen Communicating,
Chapter Fifteen Making Your Wishes Known: Advance Directives,
Chapter Sixteen Planning for Now and the Future,
Chapter Seventeen Finding Resources,
Index,

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