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Author Crofts, Nick.

Title Hepatitis C : an Australian perspective / edited by Nick Crofts, Greg Dore, Stephen Locarnini
Published East Hawthorn, Vic. : IP Communications, [2001]


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 W'PONDS  616.3623 Cro/Hca  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 380 pages : illustrations, ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Living with hepatitis C: a constant bloody struggle -- 2. Virology and molecular virology of the hepatitis C virus -- 3. Laboratory diagnosis of the hepatitis C virus infection -- 4. Towards a vaccine for the hepatitis C virus -- 5. Pathology and pathogenesis of hepatitis C -- 6. Natural history of hepatitis C infection -- 7. Extrahepatic manifestations of hepatitis C -- 8. Coinfection of hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus -- 9. Initial assessment and clinical monitoring of people with hepatitis C -- 10. An overview of antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C infection -- 11. Natural therapies and hepatitis C -- 12. Therapy decision-making for people with chronic hepatitis C -- 13. Quality of life -- 14. Hepatitis C and discrimination -- 15. Transmission of the hepatitis C virus infection -- 16. Descriptive epidemiology of HCV -- 17. The hepatitis C virus and transfusion medicine -- 18. Epidemiology of the hepatitis C virus among injecting drug users -- 19. Hepatitis C: developing a policy response -- 20. Hepatitis C councils in Australia -- 21. Hepatitis C peer education -- 22. Gaining control of the hepatitis C virus epidemic in Australia.ñłT
Summary In Australia, hepatitis C is the most commonly notified communicable disease, with an estimated 200,000 people currently infected and 11,000 new infections each year. This book will prove essential to all those infected, their families, friends and colleagues, and physicians, health workers and scientists
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hepatitis C -- Australia.
Hepatitis C -- Australia -- Epidemiology.
Hepatitis C -- Treatment -- Australia.
Hepatitis C -- Australia -- Prevention.
Hepatitis C.
Liver -- Diseases.
Hepatitis C -- epidemiology.
Hepatitis C -- epidemiology.
Hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C -- therapy.
Hepatitis C -- prevention & control.
Hepatitis C -- therapy.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Author Crofts, Nick.
Locarnini, Stephen Alister, 1951-
Dore, Greg.
ISBN 0957861729 paperback