Home Care for the Client Living with HIV/AIDS

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Delmar Publishers, 2000 - Medical - 196 pages
This comprehensive text is designed to provide home care aides with the training in addition to the basic education necessary to care for clients living with HIV and AIDS. The text focuses on the unique health care needs of this population to optimize client care. It includes an overview of HIV and AIDS, a general review of anatomy and physiology, transmission and prevention, and diagnosis and treatment. The specific roles and functions of the home care aide, especially observation, reporting, and recording information are stressed. Special considerations including assisting with medications, nutrition, pain management, and stress management are addressed. Safety and emergency procedures, as well as psycho-social influences, are discussed. This invaluable text provides the information home care aides need to provide optimal care for clients with HIV/AIDS.(HIV/AIDS, home care aides, HIV, AIDS, home health aide, home health agency training, client, in-service training, infection control, restorative care, home care, home care training, home care in-service, homemaking services, home safety, managed care, cerebrovascular accident)

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Overview of HIVAIDS
Anatomy and Physiology
Transmission and Prevention

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