Featured on both the Brandon/Hill and the American Academy of Family Physicians' lists of recommended books, the Second Edition of Outpatient Management of HIV Infection provided a compilation of sample cases, questions asked by patients, guidance on setting up systems of care, and detailed discussions of clinical issues. Because of the development of new drugs and complex treatment strategies, the landscape of HIV/AIDS has shifted dramatically in the past few years.
Following the same user-friendly format as the previous editions, the third edition of this popular book reflects this shift, bringing you up-to-date treatment and diagnosis guidelines and emphasizing the practical aspects of care at all stages of HIV infection. It provides an update on new anti-retroviral agents and treatment strategies and provides insight into the future of HIV care. It also discusses the impact of managed care on the care of HIV infected individuals. With its coverage of traditional discussions and novel topics, Outpatient Management of HIV Infection, Third Edition will help you navigate the complex medical and social issues inherent in this disease.
Table of Contents
Overview of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Pathogenesis and Natural History of HIV Infection
Testing for HIV Infection
Overview of HIV-Related Disorders
General Approach to HIV Infection
Symptom-Oriented Evaluation and Management
Diagnosis and Management of Minor Medical Problems
Therapy of Serious HIV-Related Disorders
Infection in Women
Issues in the Care of the Patient Taking Antiretroviral Therapy
Managed Care and Quality Management Issues
General Health Maintenance
"This is an excellent book that should be of great use to all practicing physicians and a recommended book for all public, academic, and medical libraries.
-AIDS Book Review Journal, Number 66