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The Resource AIDS sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, symptoms, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, treatments, side effects, and co-occurring infections, such as Mycobacterium Avium Complex, Tuberculosis, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Toxoplasmosis, and Human Papillomavirus. Along with tips for Living with HIV/AIDS, Information on Clinical Trials and Current Research, a Glossary of Related Terms, and a List of Resources for Additional Help and information

AIDS sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, symptoms, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, treatments, side effects, and co-occurring infections, such as Mycobacterium Avium Complex, Tuberculosis, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Toxoplasmosis, and Human Papillomavirus. Along with tips for Living with HIV/AIDS, Information on Clinical Trials and Current Research, a Glossary of Related Terms, and a List of Resources for Additional Help and information

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AIDS sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, symptoms, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, treatments, side effects, and co-occurring infections, such as Mycobacterium Avium Complex, Tuberculosis, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Toxoplasmosis, and Human Papillomavirus. Along with tips for Living with HIV/AIDS, Information on Clinical Trials and Current Research, a Glossary of Related Terms, and a List of Resources for Additional Help and information
Title
AIDS sourcebook
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basic consumer health information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, symptoms, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, treatments, side effects, and co-occurring infections, such as Mycobacterium Avium Complex, Tuberculosis, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Toxoplasmosis, and Human Papillomavirus. Along with tips for Living with HIV/AIDS, Information on Clinical Trials and Current Research, a Glossary of Related Terms, and a List of Resources for Additional Help and information
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides basic consumer health information about transmission, testing, stages, and treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), with facts about prevention, related complications, and tips for living with HIV/AIDS. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.97/92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC606.64
LC item number
.A337 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Jones, Keith
Series statement
Health reference series
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  • AIDS (Disease)
  • HIV infections
Label
AIDS sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, symptoms, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, treatments, side effects, and co-occurring infections, such as Mycobacterium Avium Complex, Tuberculosis, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Toxoplasmosis, and Human Papillomavirus. Along with tips for Living with HIV/AIDS, Information on Clinical Trials and Current Research, a Glossary of Related Terms, and a List of Resources for Additional Help and information
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Part 1: Basic Information About Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Definition and origin of HIV and AIDS ; HIV life cycle: how HIV causes AIDS ; Stages of HIV infection ; Statistical Overview -- Part 2: HIV/AIDS Transmission, Risk Factors, And Prevention. HIV and its transmission: an overview ; Risky Behaviors And HIV ; HIV Risk In The Healthcare Setting ; HIV transmission rumors and risks ; HIV/AIDS Prevention ; Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV ; HIV/AIDS Risks And Prevention Strategies In Targeted Populations ; HIV Vaccines And Medications ; HIV Prophylaxis -- Part 3: HIV/AIDS Diagnosis. HIV Testing ; HIV Diagnostic Tests ; Understanding Your Test Results ; You And Your HIV/AIDS Healthcare Provider ; Navigating the healthcare system: what you need to know -- Part 4: Treatments And Therapies For HIV/AIDS. Antiretroviral Treatment ; HIV/AIDS medication adherence ; HIV/AIDS treatment interruptions ; Monitoring HIV/AIDS Treatment Success ; HIV/AIDS Treatment Side Effects ; HIV/AIDS treatment complications: drug interactions ; Complementary And Alternative (CAM) Therapies for HIV/AIDS ; HIV and AIDS treatment for children and pregnant women ; Medical marijuana -- Part 5: Common Co-Occurring Infections And Complications Of HIV/AIDS. Opportunistic infections and their relationship to HIV/AIDS ; Strategies for managing opportunistic infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Bacterial Infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Fungal Infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Parasitic Infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Viral Infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Cancer ; Other AIDS-Related Health Concerns -- Part 6: Living With HIV Infection. Coping with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis -- Staying Healthy With HIV/AIDS ; Avoiding Infections When You Have HIV/AIDS ; Life Issues When You Have HIV/AIDS ; HIV/AIDS Patients And Legal Rights ; Insurance And Housing Options For People With HIV ; National HIV testing day -- Part 7: Clinical Trials And Ongoing Research. HIV/AIDS clinical trials: basic information -- Ongoing Research\ -- Part 8: Additional help and information. Glossary of HIV/AIDS-related terms ; Directory of organizations for people with HIV/AIDS and their families and friends
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Sixth edition.
Extent
xvii, 620 pages
Isbn
9780780813816
Lccn
2015035127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn921141332
  • (OCoLC)921141332
Label
AIDS sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, symptoms, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, treatments, side effects, and co-occurring infections, such as Mycobacterium Avium Complex, Tuberculosis, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Toxoplasmosis, and Human Papillomavirus. Along with tips for Living with HIV/AIDS, Information on Clinical Trials and Current Research, a Glossary of Related Terms, and a List of Resources for Additional Help and information
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Part 1: Basic Information About Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Definition and origin of HIV and AIDS ; HIV life cycle: how HIV causes AIDS ; Stages of HIV infection ; Statistical Overview -- Part 2: HIV/AIDS Transmission, Risk Factors, And Prevention. HIV and its transmission: an overview ; Risky Behaviors And HIV ; HIV Risk In The Healthcare Setting ; HIV transmission rumors and risks ; HIV/AIDS Prevention ; Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV ; HIV/AIDS Risks And Prevention Strategies In Targeted Populations ; HIV Vaccines And Medications ; HIV Prophylaxis -- Part 3: HIV/AIDS Diagnosis. HIV Testing ; HIV Diagnostic Tests ; Understanding Your Test Results ; You And Your HIV/AIDS Healthcare Provider ; Navigating the healthcare system: what you need to know -- Part 4: Treatments And Therapies For HIV/AIDS. Antiretroviral Treatment ; HIV/AIDS medication adherence ; HIV/AIDS treatment interruptions ; Monitoring HIV/AIDS Treatment Success ; HIV/AIDS Treatment Side Effects ; HIV/AIDS treatment complications: drug interactions ; Complementary And Alternative (CAM) Therapies for HIV/AIDS ; HIV and AIDS treatment for children and pregnant women ; Medical marijuana -- Part 5: Common Co-Occurring Infections And Complications Of HIV/AIDS. Opportunistic infections and their relationship to HIV/AIDS ; Strategies for managing opportunistic infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Bacterial Infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Fungal Infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Parasitic Infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Viral Infections ; HIV/AIDS And Co-Occurring Cancer ; Other AIDS-Related Health Concerns -- Part 6: Living With HIV Infection. Coping with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis -- Staying Healthy With HIV/AIDS ; Avoiding Infections When You Have HIV/AIDS ; Life Issues When You Have HIV/AIDS ; HIV/AIDS Patients And Legal Rights ; Insurance And Housing Options For People With HIV ; National HIV testing day -- Part 7: Clinical Trials And Ongoing Research. HIV/AIDS clinical trials: basic information -- Ongoing Research\ -- Part 8: Additional help and information. Glossary of HIV/AIDS-related terms ; Directory of organizations for people with HIV/AIDS and their families and friends
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Sixth edition.
Extent
xvii, 620 pages
Isbn
9780780813816
Lccn
2015035127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn921141332
  • (OCoLC)921141332

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