Fundamentals of HIV Medicine 2017

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Oxford University Press, Apr 18, 2017 - AIDS (Disease) - 616 pages
Completely updated for 2017, Fundamentals of HIV Medicine is a comprehensive clinical care publication for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Published by the American Academy of HIV Medicine, the book offers physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and other care providers the most up-to-date overview of the latest HIV treatments and guidelines plus online access to CME. The online access expires August 2018.

Embodying the AAHIVM's commitment to promoting uniform excellence in care of seropositive patients, Fundamentals of HIV Medicine 2017 empowers health professionals to deliver standardized, life-sustaining treatment to the patients who need it most. It will serve as an essential clinical reference and provide valuable career enrichment to users across the spectrum of HIV care, treatment, and prevention.

 

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Contents

1 Epidemiology and the Spread of HIV
1
2 The Origin Evolution and Epidemiology of HIV1 and HIV2
17
3 Mechanisms of HIV Transmission
23
4 HIV Transmission Prevention
27
5 Immunology
51
6 HIV Cure Strategies
63
7 HIV Testing and Counseling
69
 Detection and Diagnosis
75
28 Immunosuppressants and Antiretroviral Therapy in HIVPositive Transplant Patients
305
29 Understanding and Managing Antineoplastic and Antiretroviral Therapy
309
30 Substance Abuse in HIV Populations
319
31 Understanding the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in the Aging Patient
329
32 Opportunistic Infections
335
33 Malignant Diseases in HIV
351
34 Dermatologic Complications
389
35 Endocrine Disorders
403

9 The Medical History and Physical Examination of the HIVInfected Patient
87
10 Initial Laboratory Evaluation and Risk Stratification of the HIVInfected Patient
91
11 Clinical Syndromes and Differential Diagnosis in the HIVInfected Patient
95
12 Health Maintenance
101
13 Issues in Specific Patient Populations
121
14 Complementary and Alternative MedicineIntegrative Medicine Approaches
171
15 Care Coordination
187
16 Palliative Care and EndofLife Support
199
17 HIV Virology
207
18 Principles of Applied Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in Antiretroviral Therapy
219
19 Classes of Antiretrovirals
227
 What to Start With
241
21 HIV1 Resistance to Antiretroviral Drugs
249
22 Managing the Patient with MultidrugResistant HIV
263
23 Future Antiretrovirals ImmuneBased Strategies and Therapeutic Vaccines
267
24 The Pharmacists Role in Caring for HIVPositive Individuals
279
25 Solid Organ Transplantation in HIVInfected Individuals
285
26 Antiretroviral Therapy in Pregnant Women
291
27 Antiretroviral Therapy in Children and Newborns
297
 Respiratory Complications
411
37 Psychiatric Illness and Treatment in HIV Populations
415
38 HIVAssociated Neurocognitive Disorders
427
39 HIVHepatitis Coinfection
447
40 Ocular Complications
467
41 Cardiovascular Disease
475
42 Renal Complications
487
43 Musculoskeletal Complications of HIV
499
44 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
505
45 HIV and Bone Health
513
46 HIVAssociated Lipodystrophy and Lipoatrophy
523
47 Dyslipidemia
529
48 Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome
537
49 US Health Care Systems HIV Programs and Coverage Policy Issues
543
50 Legal Issues
549
51 Research Design and Analysis
565
52 Ethical Conduct of Clinical Trials Institutional Review Boards Informed Consent and Financial Conflicts of Interest
569
Index
573
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About the Editor in Chief:

W. David Hardy, MD, is Senior Director of Evidence-based Practices at Whitman-Walker Health and Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

About the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM):

The American Academy of HIV Medicine is a professional organization that supports the HIV practitioners and promotes accessible, quality care for all Americans living with HIV disease. The AAHIVM membership of HIV practitioners and credentialed providers give direct care to the majority of HIV patients in the US. The Academy's HIV-focused professional certifications are the first and only credentials offered domestically and internationally to physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists specializing in advanced level HIV care. The HIV SpecialistTM (AAHIVS) credential is available to practicing frontline clinical providers, while the HIV ExpertTM (AAHIVE) designation can be earned by non-practicing clinicians. The HIV PharmacistTM (AAHIVP) certification is available to eligible HIV-specialized pharmacists.

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