AIDS: Principles, Practices & Politics

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Inge B. Corless, Mary Pittman
Taylor & Francis, 1989 - Social Science - 583 pages
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Contents

AIDS Overview I
1
Antiviral Therapy and Immune System Stimulation
8
THE AIDS VIRUS
15
Prevention and Treatment
23
Prospects for Development of a Vaccine Against HTLVIIlRelated
29
Special Considerations for Development of a Vaccine Against HTLVIH
32
PHYSIOLOGICAL ASPECTS
41
Pediatric AIDS
48
AIDS Patients on Psychiatric Units
261
A Preliminary Overview of
279
The Mediators of CareGiver Stress
286
Bereavement Groups
293
A Psychosocial
301
Seventh Rank Absolute
313
Historical Perspective
319
A Jewish Mew
325

HIV and the Nervous System
55
Parasites and Other Cofactors for AIDS
61
SA1DS STLVHI and Parasites
67
References
73
Treatment Issues in AIDS
85
Specific Antiretroviral Agents
93
Care of the Patient with AIDS
101
Psychosoeial Issues
110
Is There a Risk of HIV Transmission During Therapeutic Apheresis?
116
Choosing Therapies
133
EPIDEMIOLOGY
139
Retroviruses in Africa
145
Clinical Features
151
Postscript
157
References
167
AIDS in Canada
175
Summary
182
To Tell or Not to Tell
189
5 National Considerations
193
The New Death among IV Drug Users
205
AIDS Prevention Programs for IV Drug Users
211
Hemophilia and TransfusionAssociated AIDS
219
New Considerations for Transfusion
227
Pediatric AIDS
235
Prevention
242
Psychosocial Considerations
249
A Personal History
331
Sexual Ethics in an Epidemic
337
Working
351
Resolving the Metaphors
361
An Ethics for AIDS
375
A Summary
384
A Political Thanatology of AIDS
397
AIDS AND THE COMMUNITY
411
Public Schools Confront AIDS
423
Education in the Classroom
429
Bereavement Support
440
AIDS AND THE PROFESSIONAL
459
Health Care Professional Education and AIDS
469
Summary
478
References
485
The Policy Issues
494
Summary and Conclusion
502
The Plague the Politics the People
517
Impact of the AIDS Epidemic on the Gay Political Agenda
523
Notes
531
Questions from the Public
553
THE FUTURE
559
The Future
566
Index
573
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