AIDS Update 2005

AIDS Update 2005

by Gerald J. Stine

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Overview

AIDS Update 2005 presents a balanced review of the most current research and information on HIV infection, HIV disease and AIDS. More importantly, the book places this discussion within a biological, medical and social framework, helping readers to more fully understand this devastating pandemic. Included with each book is a subscription to Research Navigator, a web-based research tool that offers articles culled from sources including the New England Journal of Medicine, AIDS Weekly, and The New York Times. Overview of AIDS and HIV, Biological Characteristics of the AIDS Virus, AIDS and the Immune System, Biological Indicators for HIV Disease and Progression to AIDS, Opportunistic Infections and Cancers, Transmission of HIV, Prevention, Anti-HIV Therapy, Testing for HIV, Epidemiology for HIV, AIDS and Society. For all readers interested in learning a balanced review of the most current research and information on HIV infection, HIV disease and AIDS.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805373103
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Publication date: 01/07/2005
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents



 AIDS in Context.

 1. Overview of AIDS and HIV.

 2. Biological Characteristics of the AIDS Virus HIV.

 3. AIDS and the Immune System.

 4. Biological Indicators for HIV Disease and Progression to AIDS.

 5. Opportunistic Infections and Cancers.

 6. Transmission of HIV.

 7. Preventing the Transmission of HIV.

 8. Anti-HIV Therapy.

 9. Testing for HIV.

10. Epidemiology of HIV.

11. AIDS and Society

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