A Guide to AIDS

Omar Bagasra, Donald Gene Pace

March 23, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 168 Pages - 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138032897 - CAT# K30758
Series: Pocket Guides to Biomedical Sciences

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Features

  • Provides a simplified brief review of HIV and the disease it causes - AIDS
  • Debunks myths associated with HIV transmision such as through mosquito bites
  • Identifies simple and low cost ways to prevent the transmission and spread of HIV
  • Illustrates the crucial role that culture plays in the prevention of HIV spread and AIDS treatment
  • Puts a human face on the problem of diagnosing and living with AIDS

Summary

The Guide to AIDS is succinct review of HIV/AIDS from a human-interest perspective. Chapters focus on some of the common patterns and prevention of HIV transmission and debunks misconceptions about HIV and AIDS. Brief descriptions the human immune system and epidemiology of HIV are included. The cultural component of disease, treatment and living with AIDS is central to much of this guide intended to synthesize, explain and de-mystify HIV and AIDS.