The World's leading experts provide all the 'Essentials' needed to manage patients in the office, on the ward and in the ICU. HIV Essentials 2011 incorporates the latest clinical guidelines into a step-by-step guide to the diagnosis, evaluation, management and prevention of HIV infection and its complications.
-HIV diagnosis, evaluation, treatment and prevention
-Opportunistic infections and other HIV Complications
-Treatment of HIV and pregnancy
-Antiretroviral drug summaries
-New section to each drug summary called "How Supplied" describes the commercially available dosage forms for all the ARV's
''Clinicians are constantly faced with changes in this field. This update maintains its friendly format and layout, it is well written, and the information is easy to access and understand. The authors are national experts who also provide invaluable opinion based on their experience. Ideally, readers should use the outlined key references to the literature to expand on certain topics and obtain more detailed information. This book proves its usefulness once again as a pocket reference for providers and busy clinicians managing patients with HIV infection.'' -Uriel Sandkovsky, MD,University of Nebraska Medical Center