What Nurses Know...HIV/AIDS
What Nurses KnowÖHIV/AIDS provides up-to-date, reliable and practical health information for people living with HIV and their significant others. In easy-to-understand everyday language the authors give information to help individuals with HIV navigate the healthcare system, covering everything from receiving an initial HIV test to becoming an engaged member of their healthcare team, knowledgeable and actively involved in their healthcare decisions. The authors include vignettes based on their real-life experiences that speak to the individual with aids. However, they approach HIV in a holistic manner and write not for the individual with HIV, but also their friends, family, and community.What Nurses Know Series:
Nurses hold a critical role in modern health care that goes beyond their day-to-day duties. They share more information with patients than any other provider group, and are alongside patients twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week offering understanding of complex health issues, holistic approaches to ailments, and advice for the patient that extends to the family. Nurses themselves are a powerful tool in the healing process.
The What Nurses Know series will give down-to-earth information, address consumers as equal partners in their care and explain clearly what a reader needs to know and wants to know to understand their condition and move forward with their lives."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - l3wilso - LibraryThing
I have enjoyed this book. I work in healthcare and am very familiar with the disease and how it affects everyone. While the cure is out there, many people do not know they have it. Someday it will be required for all to be tested annually for HIV. Just a matter of time. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Pierced_Phoenix - LibraryThing
I found this book very informative. My best friend was diagnosed a year ago, and I was there with him the day he got the news. Many of the stories were similar to his. I learned a lot in the first ... Read full review
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