HIV/AIDS: Primary Care Guide.
HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome : primary care guide.
Ed. by Jeffrey Beal et al.
Crown House Publishing Ltd.
For clinicians, Beal (Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center and U. of South Florida, Center for HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States. Education and Research) et al. compile research done by 25 faculty members at the Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center and 37 other authors in the medical field from the US. The research was funded by the US Health Resources and Services Administration The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is an agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services whose goal is to improve access to health care for those without insurance. and focuses on HIV and AIDS care for children, adolescents, and adults. In the 41 essays, they discuss HIV epidemiology, pathophysiology pathophysiology /patho·phys·i·ol·o·gy/ (-fiz?e-ol´ah-je) the physiology of disordered function.
1. , and testing; treatment using antiretroviral antiretroviral /an·ti·ret·ro·vi·ral/ (-ret´ro-vi?ral) effective against retroviruses, or an agent with this quality.
adj. therapy; systemic manifestations; the management of coexisting conditions; the evaluation and management of HIV/AIDS in children and adolescents; and special populations such as mother to child transmission, women, and healthcare personnel.
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