Hiv And Aids: : Basic Elements And Priorities by S. KartikeyanHiv And Aids: : Basic Elements And Priorities by S. Kartikeyan

Hiv And Aids: : Basic Elements And Priorities

byS. Kartikeyan, R.N. Bharmal, R.P. Tiwari

Paperback | November 10, 2010

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HIV and Aids: Basic Elements and Priorities is a concise collection of all aspects of this disease and a source of readily available knowledge. It examines all currently advocated preventive measures such as health education, condom use, safer sex practices, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. Coverage details strategies for prevention and control as well as the latest global information about HIV/AIDS.
Title:Hiv And Aids: : Basic Elements And PrioritiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:418 pagesPublished:November 10, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048174457

ISBN - 13:9789048174454

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Table of Contents

PrefaceSECTION ONE - FUNDAMENTALS1 Prologue2 Fundamentals of immunity3 Human immunodeficiency virus4 Social and environmental factors5 Immunopathology6 Natural history of HIV infection7 Infection control methodsSECTION TWO - DIAGNOSTIC ASPECTS8 Case definitions9 Laboratory diagnosis of HIV infection10 Laboratory diagnosis of common reproductive tract and sexually transmitted infectionsSECTION THREE - CLINICAL ASPECTS11 Accidental occupational exposure to HIV12 HIV-related neurological disorders13 HIV-related psychological disorders14 Co-infection with HIV and Tuberculosis15 Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)16 Anti-retroviral therapy (ART)17 Traditional ethno-medical systems & alternative therapiesSECTION FOUR - PREVENTION AND CONTROL18 Strategies for prevention and control19 Surveillance for HIV20 Counselling 21 Voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) services22 Prevention of Mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT)23 Human rights, legal and ethical issues24 Role of health care providers25 Preventive HIV vaccine26 Response to the HIV epidemic in India27 Response to the HIV epidemic in Thailand28 Response to the HIV epidemic in China29 EpilogueIndex

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This book is recommended by the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region Office (WHO-EMRO) as a basic resource for medical faculty libraries.