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Mobilizing Against AIDS

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$14.00 • £11.95 • €12.50

ISBN 9780674577626

Publication Date: 01/01/1989


400 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 8 line illustrations


Related Subjects

  • Foreword by Samuel O. Thier
  • 1. The Scope of AIDS
  • 2. Tracking the Epidemic
  • 3. The Spectrum of Disease
  • 4. Discovery of the Virus
  • 5. HIV and Its Effects on the Body
  • 6. Prevention
  • 7. Drugs and Vaccines
  • 8. Individual and Societal Stress
  • 9. The Impact of AIDS on the Health Care System
  • Appendix A. National AIDS Hotline
  • Appendix B. August 1987 CDC Surveillance Case Definition for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Appendix C. Existing Tests for HIV Infection
  • Appendix D. Prevention of HIV Transmission in Health Care Settings
  • Appendix E. Public Health Service Guidelines for Counseling and Antibody Testing to Prevent HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Appendix F. The Chronology of AIDS Research
  • Appendix G. Public Health Service Recommendations for the Education and Foster Care of Childrend Infected with HIV
  • Appendix H. Public Health Service Recommendations for Preventing Transmission of HIV Infection in Non–Health Care Work Settings
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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