AIDS Sourcebook, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0780811917
  • ISBN-13: 9780780811911
  • DDC: 362.196
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 682 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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AIDS Sourcebook, Fourth Edition, provides updated information about HIV and AIDS and how it is transmitted, diagnosed, and treated. Information about prevention, risks, screening, treatments, complications, and tips on living with AIDS are included, along with a special section on the needs of women, youth, and children infected with HIV/AIDS. Reports on current research initiatives and clinical trials, a glossary of related terms, and directories for further help and information are also provided.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Basic Information about Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS).
2: Definition and Origin of HIV and AIDS.
3: HIV Stages and Types.
4: The HIV Life Cycle.
5: Stages of HIV Infection.
6: Acute HIV Infection.
7: HIV Types, Subtypes, Groups, and Strains.
8: HIV Superinfection.
9: How HIV Causes AIDS.
10: HIV/AIDS: A Statistical Overview.
11: HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Incidence in the United States and Worldwide.
12: HIV/AIDS and Minority Populations.
13: HIV/AIDS Transmission, Risk Factors, and Prevention.
14: HIV and Its Transmission: An Overview.
15: Risky Behaviors and HIV.
16: Alcohol Use and HIV Risk.
17: Club Drug Use and HIV Risk.
18: Injection Drug Use and HIV Risk.
19: Sexual Risk Factors and HIV Transmission.
20: Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV Risk.
21: Tattoos and Piercings and HIV Risk.
22: HIV Risk in the Healthcare Setting.
23: Occupational Exposure.
24: Patient Exposure.
25: Blood Transfusion and Organ Donation Recipients.
26: Other HIV Transmission Rumors and Risks.
27: Insect Bites.
28: Kissing, Biting, Scratching, or Spitting.
29: Needle-Stick Injuries in a Non-Healthcare Setting.
30: Sports.
31: HIV/AIDS Risks and Prevention Strategies in Targeted Populations.
32: Youth.
33: Women.
34: Men Who Have Sex with Men.
35: Older Adults.
36: Homeless Populations.
37: Prison Populations.
38: HIV/AIDS Prevention.
39: Safer Sex.
40: Circumcision.
41: Protecting Our Blood Supply.
42: Syringe Exchange Programs.
43: Universal Precautions for Healthcare Workers.
44: Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV.
45: HIV Vaccines and Microbicides.
46: Preventive Vaccines.
47: Microbicides.
48: HIV Prophylaxis.
49: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.
50: Post-Exposure Prophylaxis.
51: Receiving an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis.
52: HIV Testing.
53: HIV Testing Basics.
54: HIV Testing Frequency and Window Period.
55: Confidential and Anonymous Testing.
56: Opt-Out Testing.
57: Pre- and Post-Test Counseling.
58: Types of HIV Diagnostic Tests.
59: ELISA/Western Blot Tests.
60: p24 Antigen Tests.
61: Rapid Oral HIV Tests.
62: HIV Home Test Kits.
63: Understanding Your Test Results.
64: What do Your Test Results Mean?.
65: Do you Have AIDS?.
66: Signs and Symptoms of HIV and AIDS.
67: You and Your HIV/AIDS Healthcare Provider: First Steps.
68: Choosing a Provider.
69: Questions to Ask Your Doctor.
70: Navigating the Healthcare System: What you Need to Know.
71: Treatments and Therapies for HIV/AIDS.
72: Antiretroviral Treatment.
73: Introduction to HIV and AIDS Treatment.
74: Starting Anti-HIV Medications.
75: Recommended HIV Treatment Regimens.
76: Deciding Which Drugs to Take.
77: HIV/AIDS Treatment Adherence.
78: HIV/AIDS Treatment Interruptions.
79: Monitoring HIV/AIDS Treatment Success.
80: Viral Load Test.
81: CD4 Test.
82: Drug Resistance Test.
83: HIV/AIDS Treatment Side Effects.
84: Common Side Effects.
85: Hepatotoxicity and Lactic Acidosis.
86: Hyperglycemia.
87: Hyperlipidemia.
88: Lipodystrophy.
89: Mitochondrial Toxicity.
90: Osteonecrosis, Osteoporosis, and Osteopenia.
91: Peripheral Neuropathy.
92: Skin Rash.
93: Other HIV/AIDS Treatment Complications.
94: Drug Interactions.
95: Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome.
96: HIV/AIDS Treatment Failure.
97: What Is Treatment Failure?.
98: Changing Your HIV Treatment Regimen.
99: Salvage Therapy.
100: Alternative and Complementary Therapies for HIV/AIDS.
101: Medical Marijuana for HIV/AIDS.
102: HIV/AIDS Treatments in Development.
103: Acne Drug Prevents HIV Breakout.
104: Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against HIV.
105: Immune Therapies.
106: Therapeutic HIV Vaccines.
107: HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials.
108: HIV and AIDS Treatment for Children.
109: HIV and AIDS Treatment for Pregnant Women.
110: Common Co-Occurring Infections and Complications of HIV/AIDS.
111: Opportunistic Infections and Their Relationship to HIV/AIDS.
112: Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections.
113: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Bacterial Infections.
114: Bacillary Angiomatosis.
115: Bacterial Pneumonia.
116: Mycobacterium Avium Complex.
117: Tuberculosis.
118: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Fungal Infections.
119: Candidiasis.
120: Cryptococcal Meningitis.
121: Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia.
122: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Parasitic Infections.
123: Cryptosporidiosis.
124: Toxoplasmosis.
125: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Viral Infections.
126: Cytomegalovirus.
127: Herpes Simplex Virus.
128: Herpes Zoster Virus.
129: Human Papillomavirus.
130: Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy.
131: Viral Hepatitis.
132: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Cancer.
133: HIV Infection and Cancer Risk.
134: Kaposi Sarcoma.
135: AIDS-Related Lymphoma.
136: Other AIDS-Related Health Concerns.
137: AIDS Dementia Complex.
138: Oral Health Issues.
139: HIV-Related Pain.
140: Wasting Syndrome.
141: Living with HIV Infection.
142: Coping with an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis.
143: How to Cope: Things to Keep in Mind.
144: Things you Can do to Enhance Your Emotional Well-Being.
145: Connecting with Others.
146: Staying Healthy with Diet and Exercise When you Have HIV/AIDS.
147: HIV and Nutrition.
148: HIV and Exercise.
149: Avoiding Infections When you Have HIV/AIDS.
150: Preventing Infection from Pets.
151: Safe Food and Water.
152: Staying Healthy while Traveling.
153: Vaccinations.
154: Life Issues When you Have HIV/AIDS.
155: Dating and HIV.
156: Having Children.
157: Aging with HIV/AIDS.
158: HIV/AIDS Status Disclosure.
159: Do you Have to Tell? Legal Disclosure Requirements and Other Considerations.
160: Telling Your Spouse or Sexual Partners.
161: Telling Your Family and Friends.
162: Workplace Disclosure.
163: Disclosure to Healthcare Providers.
164: HIV/AIDS Patients and Legal Rights.
165: Your Rights in the Workplace.
166: Fair Housing Act: Frequently Asked Questions.
167: How the Laws Apply to Persons with HIV.
168: Public Benefits, Insurance, and Housing Options for Persons with HIV.
169: Social Security for People Living with HIV/AIDS.
170: Insurance Options for People with HIV.
171: Housing Options for People with HIV.
172: Caring for Someone with AIDS at Home.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms.
Directory of Organizations for People with HIV/AIDS and Their Families and Friends.