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Title The person with HIV/AIDS : nursing perspectives / Jerry D. Durham, Felissa R. Lashley, editors
Edition 4th ed
Published New York : Springer Pub., ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 644 pages) : illustrations
Contents HIV infection and AIDS : etiology, epidemiology, and transmission / Felissa R. Lashley -- HIV screening, testing, and counseling / Donna M. Gallagher -- The HIV disease trajectory / Carl A. Kirton -- Ethical and legal dimensions of the HIV/AIDS pandemic / Jerry D. Durham -- Prevention of HIV infection in the 21st century / Sande Gracia Jones and Carol A. "Pat" Patsdaughter -- Living with HIV/AIDS / David J. Sterken -- The medical management of HIV disease / James L. Raper -- Managing symptoms in HIV disease / Michael K. Klebert -- HIV/AIDS nursing case management within the global community / Deborah Gritzmacher and Richard L. Sowell -- Caregivers of people living with HIV disease : core concerns and issues / Joan S. Grant, Norman L. Keltner, and James Luther Raper -- HIV disease and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons / J. Craig Phillips and Elizabeth M. Saewyc -- HIV disease in minority communities : current progress and future directions / Judith B. Cornelius and Ann C. White -- HIV infection in women / Susan W. Gaskins -- Children and HIV prevention and management / Mary G. Boland and Deborah S. Storm -- Aging and the person infected with HIV / Joe Burrage and David E. Vance -- Sex workers and transmission of HIV / Jane Dimmitt Champion -- HIV in corrections : care of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated persons / Jacqueline C. Zalumas
Summary This book serves as resource for nurses providing care to persons with HIV/AIDS across the spectrum of HIV disease and across a variety of practice settings. The expert contributors provide up-to-date information on the HIV pandemic, including HIV/AIDS as a chronic condition internationally served most by primary care community health centers. The book introduces the nurse clinician to the complex concepts, unique issues, and current treatments central to caring for persons with HIV/AIDS from an international nursing perspective. Contributors offer recommendations for nursing assessment, inter
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Nursing
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- nursing
HIV Infections -- nursing
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- AIDS & HIV.
AIDS (Disease) -- Nursing
Form Electronic book
Author Lashley, Felissa R., 1941-
Durham, Jerry D.
ISBN 9780826121387