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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Current Issues and Scientific Studies

Editors: Imperato, Pascal James (Ed.)

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When Pascal James Imperato, MD, assumed the edi­ • Exclusion by the New York State Departm~nt of Health of qualified laboratories from HIV testmg torship of the New York State Journal of Medicine in 198~, the acquired immunodeficiency syndro. me (AIDS) epI­ • Protection of health care workers • Responsibilities of physicians and other health care demic in the United States was already SIX years old. Dur­ ing the time of his editorship, two thematic issues of the workers Journal have been devoted to AIDS. In addition, a large • Public education number of original communications have been regularly • AIDS confidentiality published on the subje~t. This volume ?rings together The Symposium on AIDS in Washington, DC, had important articles published on AIDS m the Journal been so successful that the MSSNY, under the auspices of during 1987 and 1988. . . the task force and the Division of Governmental Affairs, In the early years of the epidemic the Medical Society of held two informational symposia for state senators and the State of New York (MSSNY) was aware that it had a assemblymen and their staffs in Albany, New York. Thes. e responsibility to both the professi?~ an~ the public to add were presented in February 1988 and. March. 1989. ,!,hIS its efforts to those already mobIlized m the attempt to effort has convinced the MSSNY that It has given legisla­ understand and control this tragic disease. Early on, the tors a better understanding of the overall AIDS problem.

Table of contents (47 chapters)

Table of contents (47 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-5

    Imperato, Pascal James, MD

  • Demography of HIV infections among civilian applicants for military service in four counties in New York City

    Pages 9-11

    Burke, Dr Donald S., MD (et al.)

  • Local policy responses to the AIDS epidemic: New York and San Francisco

    Pages 11-19

    Arno, Dr Peter S., PhD (et al.)

  • The effect of group education on improving attitudes about AIDS risk reduction

    Pages 19-25

    Valdiserri, Dr Ronald O., MD (et al.)

  • Hospital workers and AIDS: Effect of in-service education on knowledge and perceived risks and stresses

    Pages 25-27

    O’Donnell, Lydia, EDD (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Book Subtitle
Current Issues and Scientific Studies
Editors
  • Pascal James Imperato
Copyright
1989
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Medical Society of the State of New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4613-0807-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4613-0807-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-306-43188-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-8092-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
166
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