The Resource AIDS sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, antiretroviral treatments, and co-occurring infections, such as cytomegalovirus, mycobacterium avium complex, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and toxoplasmosis; along with tips for living with HIV/AIDS, updated statistics, reports on current research initiatives, a glossary of related terms, and a list of resources for additional help and information, edited by Sandra J. Judd

AIDS sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, antiretroviral treatments, and co-occurring infections, such as cytomegalovirus, mycobacterium avium complex, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and toxoplasmosis; along with tips for living with HIV/AIDS, updated statistics, reports on current research initiatives, a glossary of related terms, and a list of resources for additional help and information, edited by Sandra J. Judd

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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, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, antiretroviral treatments, and co-occurring infections, such as cytomegalovirus, mycobacterium avium complex, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and toxoplasmosis; along with tips for living with HIV/AIDS, updated statistics, reports on current research initiatives, a glossary of related terms, and a list of resources for additional help and information
Title
AIDS sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, antiretroviral treatments, and co-occurring infections, such as cytomegalovirus, mycobacterium avium complex, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and toxoplasmosis; along with tips for living with HIV/AIDS, updated statistics, reports on current research initiatives, a glossary of related terms, and a list of resources for additional help and information
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sandra J. Judd
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides basic consumer health information about transmission, testing, and treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), related complications, and tips for living with HIV/AIDS. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.196/9792
Illustrations
charts
Index
index present
LC call number
RC606.64
LC item number
.A337 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2012 C-324
  • WC 503
NLM item number
A28828 2011
Series statement
Health reference series
Target audience
adult
Label
AIDS sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), including facts about its origins, stages, types, transmission, risk factors, and prevention, and featuring details about diagnostic testing, antiretroviral treatments, and co-occurring infections, such as cytomegalovirus, mycobacterium avium complex, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and toxoplasmosis; along with tips for living with HIV/AIDS, updated statistics, reports on current research initiatives, a glossary of related terms, and a list of resources for additional help and information, edited by Sandra J. Judd
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • JFFCO-HAN
  • JFFCO-HAN
  • DANVL-DAN
  • DANVL-DAN
  • NCSTL-NEW
  • NCSTL-NEW
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Basic information about Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS). Definition and origin of HIV and AIDS ; HIV stages and types ; How HIV causes AIDS ; HIV/AIDS: a statistical overview
  • HIV/AIDS transmission, risk factors, and prevention. HIV and its transmission: an overview ; Risky behaviors and HIV ; HIV risk in the healthcare setting ; Other HIV transmission rumors and risks ; HIV/AIDS risks and prevention strategies in targeted populations ; HIV/AIDS prevention ; Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV ; HIV vaccines and microbicides ; HIV prophylaxis
  • Receiving an HIV/AIDS diagnosis. HIV testing ; Types of HIV diagnostic tests ; Understanding your test results ; You and your HIV/AIDS healthcare provider: first steps ; Navigating the healthcare system: what you need to know
  • Treatments and therapies for HIV/AIDS. Antiretroviral treatment ; HIV/AIDS treatment adherence ; HIV/AIDS treatment interruptions ; Monitoring HIV/AIDS treatment success ; HIV/AIDS treatment side effects ; Other HIV/AIDS treatment complications ; HIV/AIDS treatment failure ; Alternative and complementary therapies for HIV/AIDS ; Medical marijuana for HIV/AIDS ; HIV/AIDS treatments in development ; HIV/AIDS clinical trials ; HIV and AIDS treatment for children ; HIV and AIDS treatment for pregnant women
  • 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 ; Coping with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis ; Staying healthy with diet and exercise when you have HIV/AIDS ; Avoiding infections when you have HIV/AIDS ; Life issues when you have HIV/AIDS ; HIV/AIDS status disclosure ; HIV/AIDS patients and legal rights ; Public benefits, insurance, and housing options for persons with HIV ; Caring for someone with AIDS at home
  • Additional help and information. Glossary of HIV/AIDS-related terms ; Directory of organizations for people with HIV/AIDS and their families and friends
Control code
19586963
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xviii, 682 pages
Isbn
9780780811478
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
19586963
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn717293601
  • (OCoLC)717293601

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