Confronting AIDS: Directions for Public Health, Health Care, and Research

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National Academies Press, Jan 15, 1986 - Medical - 371 pages
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This volume examines the complex medical, social, ethical, financial, and scientific problems arising from the AIDS epidemic and offers dozens of public policy and research recommendations for an appropriate national response to this dread disease.
 

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Contents

Abstract
1
Summary and Recommendations
5
2 Understanding of the Disease and Dimensions of the Epidemic
37
3 The Future Course of the Epidemic and Available National Resources
85
4 Opportunities for Altering the Course of the Epidemic
95
5 Care of Persons Infected with HIV
139
6 Future Research Needs
177
7 International Aspects of AIDS and HIV Infection
261
Appendixes
279
Glossary
353
Index
361
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