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Women and HIV

by Salhan Sudha

This book attempts to provide a comprehensive evidence-based, rational treatment of HIV infection and AIDS among the women patients. It describes the role of reproductive tract infection and sexually transmitted diseases in enhancing HIV infection. The signs, symptoms and complications of AIDS are described along with opportunistic infections and their treatment. The book includes information on psychiatric aspects of HIV/AIDS in women, HIV and adolescent girl, infection control and biomedical practices in health care settings, the role of counselling and testing voluntarily its rationale for HIV infection and their treatment. It provides detailed information about the only treatable entity of mother-to-child transmission of disease and includes descriptions on post-exposure prophylaxis and biosafety measures as well as prevention of infection among health workers. It emphasizes on the knowledge of psychological effects of the disease to treat the patient in totality.

Chapter Name Size PNo
 
Editor
  1. Salhan Sudha
Editor's Affiliations
  1. Consultant and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VM Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
ISBN
9788180610875
Speciality
Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11010
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2003
Pages
217
Book Type
Reference
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