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AIDS Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information about AIDS and HIV Infection / Edition 2

AIDS Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information about AIDS and HIV Infection / Edition 2

by Karen Bellenir


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780780802254
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Series: Health Reference Series
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 751
Product dimensions: 6.43(w) x 9.38(h) x 1.84(d)

Table of Contents

Part IGeneral Information about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Chapter 1HIV Infection and AIDS3
Chapter 2Facts about HIV and Its Transmission11
Chapter 3How HIV Causes AIDS17
Chapter 4Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 233
Chapter 5HIV and AIDS: Are You At Risk?39
Chapter 6Pediatric AIDS45
Chapter 7Youth and HIV/AIDS: A Generation at Risk53
Chapter 8HIV, AIDS, and Older Adults67
Part IIHIV/AIDS Statistics and Trends
Chapter 9HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report73
Chapter 10Trends in AIDS Incidence91
Chapter 11HIV/AIDS: Epidemic Shifts Further Toward Young Women and Minorities101
Chapter 12HIV/AIDS among Hispanics in the United States105
Chapter 13AIDS among Children109
Chapter 14HIV/AIDS in Women117
Chapter 15HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women123
Chapter 16HIV/AIDS Trends among Men Who Have Sex with Men127
Chapter 17HIV/AIDS among Inmate Populations135
Chapter 18Instances of Occupational HIV Transmission to Health Care Workers145
Chapter 19Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic149
Part IIIInformation for People Living with HIV/AIDS
Chapter 20New Ways to Prevent and Treat AIDS169
Chapter 21Oral HIV-1 Antibody Tests177
Chapter 22Understanding Viral Load181
Chapter 23Antiretroviral Therapies185
Chapter 24HIV Protease Inhibitors and You237
Chapter 25Protease Inhibitors and Risks Associated with Diabetes and Hyperglycemia255
Chapter 26Caring for Someone with AIDS at Home257
Chapter 27HIV Wasting Syndrome281
Chapter 28Maintaining Nutritional Health285
Chapter 29You Can Prevent Cryptosporidiosis293
Chapter 30Thrush: What You Need to Know about Yeast Infections301
Chapter 31Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV305
Chapter 32You Can Prevent Toxoplasmosis307
Chapter 33Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP)311
Chapter 34Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV317
Chapter 35Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)323
Chapter 36Cytomagalovirus Infection (CMV)327
Chapter 37Opportunistic Infections and Your Pets333
Chapter 38Kaposi's Sarcoma339
Chapter 39Managing Pain in HIV Disease345
Chapter 40Social Security Benefits for People with HIV Infection353
Chapter 41Viatical Settlements365
Part IVHIV/AIDS Prevention
Chapter 42HIV Infection: Progress Review373
Chapter 43Preparing for a New Era in HIV/AIDS Prevention379
Chapter 44Combating Complacency in HIV Prevention383
Chapter 45Condoms and Their Use in Preventing HIV Infection389
Chapter 46The Role of Sexually Transmitted Disease Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention395
Chapter 47Interventions to Prevent HIV Risk Behaviors399
Chapter 48Pregnancy and HIV: Is AZT the Right Choice for You and Your Baby?423
Chapter 49Perinatal HIV Prevention431
Chapter 50Status of Perinatal HIV Prevention: Can Success be Extended to the Developing World?437
Chapter 51Preventing Occupational Exposure to HIV441
Chapter 52Recent HIV/AIDS Treatment Advances and Implications for Prevention451
Chapter 53HIV/AIDS Vaccine and Prevention Strategies457
Part VHIV/AIDS Research and Clinical Trials
Chapter 54Where Do HIV/AIDS Drugs Come From?465
Chapter 55CCR5 and Protection against HIV-1 Infection475
Chapter 56Challenges in Designing HIV Vaccines477
Chapter 57Clinical Research on HIV/AIDS Vaccines485
Chapter 58Clinical Trials for AIDS Therapies491
Chapter 59HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials: Knowing Your Options495
Part VIAdditional Help and Information
Chapter 60Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms503
Chapter 61HIV/AIDS-Related Internet Resources593
Chapter 62National Organizations Providing HIV/AIDS Services621
Chapter 63Mental Health Services for People with HIV/AIDS695
Chapter 64State HIV/AIDS Hotlines and Prevention Program Coordinators701

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