AIDS Sourcebook, 7th Edition

  • Greg Mullin
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816374
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816374
  • DDC: 362.19697
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Consumer health information about HIV and AIDS, including information about the stages of the disease and how it is transmitted, prevention guidelines, treatment options, and tips for living with AIDS. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Basic Information about Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS).
1: Definition and Origin of HIV and AIDS.
2: HIV Stages and Types.
3: Symptoms of HIV.
4: How HIV Causes AIDS.
5: HIV/AIDS: A Statistical Overview.
6: Impact of HIV on Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the United States.
7: HIV/AIDS among Specific Populations.
HIV/AIDS Transmission, Risk Factors, and Prevention.
8: HIV Transmission: Questions and Answers.
9: Risky Behaviors and HIV.
10: HIV Risk in the Healthcare Setting.
11: HIV/AIDS Risks and Prevention Strategies.
12: HIV/AIDS Prevention.
13: Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV.
14: HIV Vaccines and Microbicides.
15: HIV Prophylaxis.
Receiving an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis.
16: HIV Testing.
17: Types of HIV Diagnostic Tests.
18: Understanding Your Test Results.
19: You and Your HIV/AIDS Healthcare Provider: First Steps.
20: Just Diagnosed: Next Steps after Testing Positive for HIV.
21: Laboratory Tests.
22: FAQs on Testing and the Window Period.
Treatments and Therapies for HIV/AIDS.
23: Treatment Overview.
24: FAQs on Treatment.
25: Decision Making: To Start Therapy or Not.
26: Antiretroviral Treatment.
27: HIV/AIDS Treatment Adherence.
28: HIV/AIDS Treatment Interruptions.
29: HIV/AIDS Treatment Side Effects.
30: Other HIV/AIDS Treatment Complications.
31: Antiretroviral Treatment Failure and Its Management.
32: Alternative (Complementary) Therapies for HIV/AIDS.
33: Medical Marijuana for HIV/AIDS.
34: HIV/AIDS Treatments in Development.
35: Investigational HIV Drug and Its Role in HIV Treatment.
36: HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials and Research.
37: Treatment Recommendations for Pediatric HIV Infection.
38: HIV and AIDS Treatment for Pregnant Women.
39: Paying for HIV Care and Treatment.
Common Co-Occurring Infections and Complications of HIV/AIDS.
40: Opportunistic Infections and Their Relationship to HIV/AIDS.
41: Preventing Opportunistic Infections.
42: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Bacterial Infections.
43: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Fungal Infections.
44: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Parasitic Infections.
45: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Viral Infections.
46: HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Cancers.
47: Other AIDS-Related Health Concerns.
Living with HIV Infection.
48: Coping with an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis.
49: Staying Healthy When You Have HIV/AIDS.
50: Avoiding Infections When You Have HIV/AIDS.
51: Life Issues When You Have HIV/AIDS.
52: HIV/AIDS Status Disclosure.
53: HIV/AIDS Patients and Legal Rights.
54: Public Benefits and Housing Options for Persons with HIV.
55: Caring for Someone with HIV/AIDS.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms.
Directory of Organizations for People with HIV/AIDS and Their Families and Friends.