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HIV and AIDS:

Basic Elements and Priorities

Authors: Kartikeyan, S., Bharmal, R.N., Tiwari, R.P., Bisen, P.S.

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  • Covers preventive, therapeutic and diagnostic aspects of HIV/AIDS
  • Includes general and specialized matters related to HIV/AIDS as well as HIV related disorder and co-infection with tuberculosis
  • Strategy for prevention and control
  • Contains the latest global information about HIV/AIDS
  • Recommended by the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region Office (WHO-EMRO) as a basic resource for medical faculty libraries.
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In June 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first evidence of a new disease that would later become known as Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). HIV and AIDS: Basic Elements and Priorities is a concise collection of all aspects of this disease, and is a source of readily available knowledge. All currently advocated preventive measures such as health education, condom use, safer sex practices, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections have been incorporated.

The key elements of this volume are: - up-to-date information on multiple dimensions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, - discusses new anti–retroviral therapy / drugs, new drugs under clinical trials and preventive HIV vaccine, - covers current ethical, legal and social issues related to HIV/AIDS, - evaluates general public awareness about HIV/AIDS, - includes a global perspective and information about HIV/AIDS.

This volume is an excellent reference for science graduates and post graduates, medical students, research scholars and scientists across the world.


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

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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.

 


Table of contents (29 chapters)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
HIV and AIDS:
Book Subtitle
Basic Elements and Priorities
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-5789-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-5789-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-5788-5
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7445-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 418
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