HIV/AIDS : an atlas of investigation and management / Alison J. Rodger, Tabitha W. Mahungu, Margaret A. Johnson.Material type: TextSeries: Atlas: HIVPublication details: Oxford ; Ashland, OH : Clinical Pub., 2011. Description: 1 online resource (174 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781846926297; 1846926297Subject(s): HIV infections -- Diagnosis -- Atlases | Lentivirus Infections | Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms | Slow Virus Diseases | Publication Formats | Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral | Virus Diseases | Publication Characteristics | Sexually Transmitted Diseases | Retroviridae Infections | Disease | Immune System Diseases | RNA Virus Infections | Signs and Symptoms | Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome | Diagnosis | Diagnosis, Differential | HIV Infections | Atlases | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- AIDS & HIV | MEDICAL -- AIDS & HIV | HIV infections -- Diagnosis | Medicine | Health & Biological Sciences | Clinical ImmunologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Scientific atlases. Additional physical formats: Print version:: HIV/AIDS : an atlas of investigation and management.DDC classification: 616.97/92 | 616.9792 LOC classification: RC606.63Online resources: Click here to access online
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In this new work, authors based at one of London's leading centres for the study and treatment of HIV present a comprehensive visual introduction to the disease. Topics covered include epidemiology and pathogenesis, HIV virology (including management of ART resistance), HIV and the immune system, therapies for HIV infection and their side effects, as well as treatment of the numerous systemic and metabolic diseases that accompany, or result from, HIV infection such as cardiovascular disease, liver disease, neurologic disorders, opportunistic infections and malignancies. The authors also addre.
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Contributors -- Abbreviations -- 1. : Introduction -- 2. : Pathogenesis of HIV infection -- HIV virology -- HIV and the immune system -- 3. : Treatment of HIV infection -- Antiretroviral drug resistance -- Appendices to Chapter 3: -- 4. : 61Clinical management issues in HIV patients -- Haematological abnormalities -- Liver disease and viral hepatitisco-infections -- HIV and the central nervous system -- Metabolic complications -- 5. : HIV and opportunistic infections -- 6. : HIV and malignancies -- Haematological malignancies and HIV -- 7. : Reproduction and prevention HIV and pregnancy -- Conception in HIV serodiscordant couples -- Post-exposure prophylaxis of HIV infectionfollowing sexual and occupational exposure.