AIDS & HIV

e-books in AIDS & HIV category

Understanding and Preventing AIDSUnderstanding and Preventing AIDS
by Chris Jennings - Health Alert Communications , 2013
The book answers virtually any question one might have concerning HIV/AIDS by describing the virus, how it infects the blood cells, the mechanics of transmission, where the virus is found and how it can be transmitted from one person to another.
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Once Upon a Virus: AIDS Legends and Vernacular Risk PerceptionOnce Upon a Virus: AIDS Legends and Vernacular Risk Perception
by Diane E. Goldstein - Utah State University Press , 2004
Tracing the tradition of AIDS legends in relation to current scholarship on belief, Diane Goldstein shows how such stories not only articulate widespread perceptions of risk, and health care, they also influence official approaches to the disease.
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AIDS PreventionAIDS Prevention
by Jean-Michel Lebrun - Eurobarometer , 2006
The HIV/AIDS epidemic has been a key focus for public health recently. In recent years, concerns have been raised in the EU about the threat of a new epidemic. The rate of new infections in some European countries is amongst the highest in the world.
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AIDS and Behavior: An Integrated ApproachAIDS and Behavior: An Integrated Approach
by Judith G. Auerbach, at al. - National Academies , 1994
This book provides an update of what investigators in the biobehavioral, psychological, and social sciences have discovered recently about these aspects of the disease and offers specific recommendations for research directions and priorities.
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AIDS: The Burdens of HistoryAIDS: The Burdens of History
by Elizabeth Fee, Daniel M. Fox - University of California Press , 1988
The AIDS epidemic has posed more historical questions than any other disease of modern times. The authors hold a variety of opinions on controversial issues. Each essay addresses an aspect of the burdens of history during the AIDS epidemic.
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AIDS: The Making of a Chronic DiseaseAIDS: The Making of a Chronic Disease
by Elizabeth Fee, Daniel M. Fox - University of California Press , 1991
The book describes how AIDS has come to be regarded as a chronic disease. A photo essay reveals the strengths of women from various backgrounds who are coping with HIV. An account of the complex relationships of the gay community to AIDS is included.
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A Guide to the Clinical Care of Women with HIV/AIDSA Guide to the Clinical Care of Women with HIV/AIDS
by Jean R. Anderson - Department of Health and Human Services , 2005
A clinical manual that addresses the primary care needs unique to women with HIV infection. Written for clinicians who provide primary care to women as well as those seeking an in-depth understanding of how to care for women with HIV/AIDS.
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Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related TermsGlossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms
- AIDSinfo , 2015
Designed as a resource to help health care providers, organizations, and people living with HIV/AIDS and their families and friends understand complex HIV/AIDS terminology. More than 170 new and updated terms, definitions, and abbreviations.
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RetrovirusesRetroviruses
by John M. Coffin, Stephen H. Hughes, Harold E. Varmus - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press , 1997
A bible of retro virology. The first part of the book deals primarily with viral structure, function, and replication; the second with the interplay between the virus and the host, focusing primarily on the effects of the virus on the host.
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HIV Medicine 2007HIV Medicine 2007
by C. Hoffmann, J. K. Rockstroh, B. S. Kamps - Flying Publisher , 2007
Hardly any field of medicine has undergone a similar stormy development to that of the therapy of HIV infection. This is the 15th edition of a medical textbook that provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the treatment of HIV Infection.
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