In a time when AIDS is becoming more prevalent and wide-spread, the formerly-named Atlas of AIDS has now become the International Atlas of AIDS, in order to reflect current conditions throughout the world. This Atlas covers a multitude of new aspects of the disease, including new therapies, syndromes, and management strategies. An extensive collection of images makes up an Atlas that will prove indispensable to various members of the medical field. The diagnosis and treatment of patients with HIV infection is often times unique and atypical requiring healthcare professionals to have access to not only the most current, but also the most comprehensive information. With this new edition of the Atlas of AIDS, the readers gain a vivid and visually striking reference, enabling them to effectively meet the clinical challenges of this rapidly advancing field.Under the expert direction of Dr. Donna Mildvan, leading experts in the field have carefully reviewed and selected over 600 images, creating the most complete and effective collection of clinical images ever assembled.Table of contents Epidemiology, Natural History, and Prevention.- HIV.- Host Response.- Classification and Spectrum.- Cutaneous Manifestations.- Ophthalmic Manifestations.- Oral Cavity Manifestations.- Pulmonary Complications.- Gastrointestinal Manifestations.- Neurologic Manifestations.- Metabolic Manifestations.- Microbiology of Opportunistic Infections.- Clinical Manifestations of Opportunistic Infections in the Absence and Presence of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy.- Treatment and Prophylaxis of Opportunistic Infections in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy.- AIDS-Associated Malignancies.- Pediatric HIV Infection.- HIV Infection in Women.- Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-1 and Antiviral Treatments.- Social Repercussions of an Epidemic.
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Titolo: International Atlas of AIDS
Editore: Springer Verlag
Edizione: IV 2008
Finitura: Copertina rigida