Management of the HIV-infected Patient

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Suzanne Crowe, Jennifer Hoy, John Mills
CUP Archive, 1996 M04 26 - 437 pages
This compact but comprehensive guide brings together many of the world's leading authorities in the practical management of HIV infection. It represents an international approach, providing detailed and up-to-date information on the clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of the various manifestations of HIV infection. Much attention is paid to drug treatment, and the major clinical trials are reviewed and evaluated. All the significant complications of HIV are presented, with management guidelines, and chapters are also devoted to the psychiatric aspects of HIV and AIDS, the HIV-infected traveller and issues involving health-care providers. Drawing on the best expertise available in the United States, Australia and Europe, this book is an essential clinical reference for physicians.

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Contents

Primary HIV1 infection
5
Natural history and laboratory Brian R Kaye
13
Clinical relevance of HIV1 Melvin D Cheitlin
31
General approach to
184
Antiretroviral drugs 53
194
The patient with asymptomatic Marc K Hellerstein
206
Gail Skowron and Martin S Hirsch Chapter 18 Herpes simplex and varicella
222
Neurologic manifestations of and HIV infection
238
Psychiatric disturbances and HIV infection
258
Pneumocystis carinii infection interactions in AIDS management 384
298
Toxoplasma gondii infection traveler 399
318
Candidiasis histoplasmosis Suzanne Crowe Jennifer Hoy
340
Joe Wheat Index
425
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