AIDS: The Making of a Chronic Disease
by Elizabeth Fee, Daniel M. Fox
Publisher: University of California Press 1991
Number of pages: 417
The authors present essays that describe how AIDS has come to be regarded as a chronic disease. Contributors to this work use historical methods to analyze politics and public policy, human rights issues, and the changing populations with HIV infection. A powerful photo essay reveals the strengths of women from various backgrounds and lifestyles who are coping with HIV.
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by National Institutes of Health - International Medical Publishing, Inc
Guidelines for health care practitioners which underline the importance of weight management and provide tools treat patients more effectively. The text helps understanding the obesity and support efforts of millions of people to lose weight.
by William B. Schwartz - University of California Press
An easy guide to the background of medical therapy and health care delivery, with an extrapolation to the future. Recommended to anyone concerned with health policy and also to practicing doctors who can learn where they fit in the scheme of things.
by I. Evans, H. Thornton, I. Chalmers, P. Glasziou - Pinter & Martin
How do we know whether a particular treatment really works? How do we ensure that research into medical treatments best meets the needs of patients? These are just a few of the questions addressed in a lively and informative way in this book.
by M. Osterweis, A. Kleinman, D. Mechanic - National Academies Press
This volume covers the epidemiology and physiology of pain; psychosocial contributions to pain and illness behavior; promising ways of assessing and measuring chronic pain; clinical aspects of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.