AIDS Update 1993: An Overview of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

AIDS Update 1993: An Overview of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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This annual overview addresses the social, economic and legal issues associated with HIV and considers the global impact of HIV and AIDS. It explores current and potential therapies, the immunology of HIV/AIDS and the means of transmission, and contains a chapter on preventing transmission. The information presented is drawn from recent data. It features boxed information throughout in order to present multiple perspectives and allow the discussion of issues.show more

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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 170.18 x 228.6 x 7.62mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 0130199516
  • 9780130199515

Table of contents

The biology and immunology of HIV; opportunistic infections and cancers associated with HIV infection; clinical indicators of HIV disease and AIDS; epidemiology and transmission of HIV; preventing transmission of HIV; prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases in the USA; testing for HIV; counselling for HIV testing; AIDS and society - knowledge, attitudes and behaviour; legal aspects of HIV/AIDS - a review of the legislation and court decisions in the USA.show more

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