HIV Infection in Children: A Guide to Practical Management / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Cambridge University Press
This very practical and concise volume discusses the epidemiology, diagnosis, natural history, and care of the HIV-infected child. It will be of value to all clinicians in the multidisciplinary team caring for such children.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.94(d)|
Table of Contents
1. Children and HIV infection; 2. Paediatric HIV infection in the USA; 3. Classification of HIV infection and definition of AIDS; 4. Natural history of HIV infection in children; 5. Diagnosis of HIV infection; 6. Immunology of paediatric HIV infection; 7. The HIV infected woman and issues related to pregnancy; 8. Follow-up of the child born to an HIV infected woman; 9. The infected child with HIV-related symptoms; 10. The practical management of HIV infection in children; 11. Antiretroviral therapy for disease progression; 12. An overview of American paediatric treatment trials; 13. The role of the nurse; 14. Supporting families affected by HIV infection; 15. Talking with the dying child and the bereaved child; 16. Living with HIV; 17. HIV infection in schools.