Nutrition and HIV: A New Model for Treatment / Edition 1

Nutrition and HIV: A New Model for Treatment / Edition 1

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by Mary Romeyn, Romeyn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787939641

ISBN-13: 9780787939649

Pub. Date: 02/27/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Offers a nutritional model for sustaining and improving the quality of life for men and women who are HIV positive. Outlines a program of prevention and treatment for the causes of weight loss in the wasting syndrome, a condition that when left untreated, can lead to decline and death.  See more details below

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Offers a nutritional model for sustaining and improving the quality of life for men and women who are HIV positive. Outlines a program of prevention and treatment for the causes of weight loss in the wasting syndrome, a condition that when left untreated, can lead to decline and death.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787939649
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/27/1998
Series:
Psychology Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

NUTRITION AND HIV.

1. A New Model for Treatment.

2. Understanding the Process of Wasting.

WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOURSELF.

3. Starting Your Own Assessment.

4. Vitamins, Minerals and Trace Elements.

5. Other Immune-Enhancing Supplements.

6. Improving Your Appetite.

7. Improving Your Environment.

8. Sex, Drugs, and Exercise.

WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH YOUR DOCTOR.

9. Choosing a Doctor.

10. Understanding Your Health Care Plan.

11. Monitoring Your Nutrition.

12. The Wasting Syndrome.

13. Fighting the Virus.

14. Secondary Infections.

15. Special Problems.

16. Joining Studies.

17. Women and HIV.

18. What to Do: Algorithms for Care, by Stages.

TAKING CHARGE: HOW TO DIRECT YOUR OWN HEALING.

19. Taking Charge of Your Medical Care.

20. Feeding the Soul.

Appendix A: 1993 CDC Criteria for a Diagnosis of AIDS.

Appendix B: List of Caloric Values.

Appendix C: Vitamin Supplementation Sources.

Appendix D: Types of Studies to Evaluate Drug Effects.

Appendix E: San Francisco General Hospital Diet Counseling Intake Form.

Appendix F: Recommended Schedules of Prophylaxis of Infection.

Appendix G: HIV Intake Physical Form.

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Nutrition and HIV: A New Model for Treatment 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the best book on the market that I have found related to HIV and AIDS. Dr. Romeyn does a fine job of explaining things in easy to understand terms. With information changing so rapidly, however, this book written in early 1998 is in serious need of a revision.