Outpatient Management of HIV Infection, Fourth Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-06-22
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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The newest edition of the critically acclaimed Outpatient Management of HIV Infection presents a complete global examination of the complications, diagnoses, and management of HIV infections. The latest treatment strategies recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are presented to guide health professionals involved in the care and treatment of HIV and high risk patients. The book is a compendium of successful strategies used by clinicians across the globe.

Author Biography

Joseph R. Masci, M.D., F.A.C.P, is the Director of Medicine at Elmhurst Hospital Center and Director of AIDS Services for the Queens Health Network in New York City. Dr. Masci earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed residency training in internal medicine at Boston City Hospital and fellowship training in infectious diseases at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is a Professor of Medicine and of Preventive Medicine at Mount Sinai. An infectious disease expert, Dr. Masci founded the AIDS clinic and program at Elmhurst Hospital Center in 1985 and continues to oversee the institution's HIV program. Dr. Masci is the author of the three previous editions of this book as well as numerous textbook chapters and scholarly papers on AIDS and other infectious diseases. In addition, he has served on a variety of oversight committees for the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute and the New York City Department of Health. He is currently U.S. project director for HIV/AIDS programs in Russia and Ethiopia.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vi
Overview of HIV Infection
The laboratory diagnosis of HIV infectionp. 1
General approach to HIV infectionp. 21
Overview of HIV-related disordersp. 43
Symptom-oriented evaluation and managementp. 79
Antiretroviral therapyp. 101
Therapy of selected serious HIV-related disorders and the immune reconstitution syndromep. 128
Special Populations
Approach to substance abuse and care of the active injection drug using patientp. 147
Coinfection with tuberculosis or viral hepatitisp. 154
Issues of aging among HIV-infected individualsp. 167
Issues confronted by womenp. 181
Organization of Care
Systems of care: the model HIV programp. 196
Quality management in the care of HIV-infected individualsp. 208
The global effort against HIV/AIDS: issues in resource-deprived areasp. 217
Antiretroviral drugsp. 242
Drugs used to prevent and/or treat HIV-related infections: Including tuberculosis and viral hepatitisp. 250
Indexp. 261
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