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Author Kirton, Carl A.

Title Handbook of HIV/AIDS nursing / Carl Kirton, Dorothy Talotta, Kenneth Zwolski
Published St. Louis, Mo. ; London : Mosby, 1999


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 MELB  610.73699 Kir/Hoh  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 535 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations
Contents Unit I. Introduction to HIV: Immunopathogenesis and Clinical Testing. 1. HIV Immunopathogenesis / Kenneth Zwolski. 2. Clinical Application of Immunological and Virological Markers / Carl A. Kirton -- Unit II. Ambulatory Nursing Care of Clients with HIV/AIDS. 3. Risk Assessment, Identification, and HIV Counseling / Carl A. Kirton. 4. Guidelines for the Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy / Carl A. Kirton. 5. Clinical Trials / Carl A. Kirton. 6. Immunizations in HIV Care / Carl A. Kirton. 7. Tuberculosis Screening, Diagnosis, and Infection Control / Dorothy Talotta. 8. Gynecological and Cervical Disorders and Therapeutics / Dorothy Talotta -- Unit III. Acute Care Nursing of Clients with HIV/AIDS. 9. Hospitalized Clients with HIV/AIDS / Carl A. Kirton. 10. Tuberculosis Control / Dorothy Talotta. 11. Palliative Care / Deborah Sherman -- Unit IV. Home Care Nursing of Clients with HIV/AIDS. 12. Home Care Visitations: Nursing Assessment and Interventions / Gail Kropf -- Unit V. Opportunities Infections in HIV/AIDS. 13. Bacterial Infections / Kenneth Zwolski and Dorothy Talotta. 14. Fungal Infections / Kenneth Zwolski. 15. Oncologic Conditions / Carl A. Kirton. 16. Parasitic Infections / Glenda Winson, Carl A. Kirton and Kenneth Zwolski. 17. Viral Infections / Kenneth Zwolski -- Unit VI. Special Topics in HIV/AIDS. 18. Dermatological Care of Clients with HIV/AIDS / Jill Handel. 19. HIV/AIDS Nutritional Management / Glenda Winson. 20. HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy / Deborah Sherman and Neal Sherman. 21. Children with HIV/AIDS / Ann-Margaret Dunn. 22. Neurological Disorders in HIV/AIDS / Kenneth Zwolski. 23. Health Care Worker Risk Reduction in HIV/AIDS Care / Dorothy Talotta. 24. Sexuality Transmitted Diseases / Carl A. Kirton. 25. Complementary Therapies in HIV/AIDS Care / Kenneth Zwolski -- App. A. Resistance Testing: A Primer for Clinicians -- App. B. Internet Resources in HIV/AIDS / Carl A. Kirton and David Williams -- App. C. Guide to Common Symptoms and Possible Etiologies / Kenneth Zwolski -- App. D. HIV Drug Interactions / Carl A. Kirton -- App. E. Recommendations for the Prevention of Pneumococcal Infections in HIV-Infected Children / Carl A. Kirton and Carl A. Kirton
Notes Includes index
Subject HIV-positive persons -- Care -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
HIV-positive persons -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
AIDS (Disease) -- Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
HIV (Viruses) -- Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Author Zwolski, Kenneth.
Talotta, Dorothy.
ISBN 0323003362 paperback