Health Reference Series: AIDS Sourcebook

Editor: Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-78-081381-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 37
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

AIDS Sourcebook, 6th Edition, provides basic consumer information on HIV and AIDS, including information about the stages and types of the disease and about how it is transmitted. It includes guidelines for preventing transmission and details about diagnosis and treatment. Information on living with AIDS and its accompanying complications is also included.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Basic Information about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Chapter 1—Definition and Origin of HIV and AIDS
  • Chapter 2—HIV Life Cycle - How HIV Causes AIDS
  • Chapter 3—Stages of HIV Infection
  • Chapter 4—A Statistical Overview
  • Section 4.1—HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Incidence in the United States and Worldwide
  • Section 4.2—HIV/AIDS and Minority Populations
  • Part II: HIV/AIDS Transmission, Risk Factors, and Prevention
  • Chapter 5—HIV and Its Transmission: An Overview
  • Chapter 6—Risky Behaviors and HIV
  • Section 6.1—Alcohol and Substance Use - HIV Risk
  • Section 6.2—Smoking and HIV
  • Section 6.3—Sexual Risk Factors and HIV Transmission
  • Section 6.4—Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV Risk
  • Chapter 7—HIV Risk in the Healthcare Setting
  • Section 7.1—Occupational Exposure
  • Section 7.2—Blood Transfusion and Organ Donation Recipients
  • Chapter 8—HIV Transmission Rumors and Risks
  • Chapter 9—HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Section 9.1—Safer Sex
  • Section 9.2—Male Circumcision
  • Section 9.3—Protecting Our Blood Supply
  • Section 9.4—Syringe Exchange Programs
  • Chapter 10—Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
  • Chapter 11—HIV/AIDS Risks and Prevention Strategies in Targeted Populations
  • Section 11.1—Youth
  • Section 11.2—Women
  • Section 11.3—Men Who Have Sex with Men
  • Section 11.4—Seniors
  • Section 11.5—Prisoners
  • Chapter 12—HIV Vaccines and Medications
  • Section 12.1—Preventive Vaccines
  • Section 12.2—Microbicides
  • Chapter 13—HIV Prophylaxis
  • Section 13.1—Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Section 13.2—Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Part III: HIV/AIDS Diagnosis
  • Chapter 14—HIV Testing
  • Section 14.1—HIV Testing Basics
  • Section 14.2—HIV Testing Frequency
  • Section 14.3—Confidential and Anonymous Testing
  • Section 14.4—Opt-Out Testing
  • Chapter 15—HIV Diagnostic Tests
  • Section 15.1—HIV Test Types
  • Section 15.2—Rapid Oral HIV Tests
  • Section 15.3—HIV Home Test Kits
  • Chapter 16—Understanding Your Test Results
  • Section 16.1—What Do Your Test Results Mean?
  • Section 16.2—Do You Have AIDS?
  • Section 16.3—Signs and Symptoms of HIV and AIDS
  • Chapter 17—You and Your HIV/AIDS Healthcare Provider: First Steps
  • Section 17.1—Choosing a Provider
  • Section 17.2—Questions to Ask Your Doctor
  • Chapter 18—Navigating the Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
  • Part IV: Treatments and Therapies for HIV/AIDS
  • Chapter 19—Antiretroviral Treatment
  • Section 19.1—Introduction to HIV and AIDS Treatment
  • Section 19.2—Starting Anti-HIV Medications
  • Section 19.3—HIV Treatment Regimens
  • Section 19.4—Deciding Which Drugs to Take
  • Section 19.5—Prevention Benefits
  • Chapter 20—HIV/AIDS Medication Adherence
  • Chapter 21—HIV/AIDS Treatment Interruptions
  • Chapter 22—Monitoring HIV/AIDS Treatment Success
  • Section 22.1—Viral Load Test
  • Section 22.2—CD4 Count
  • Section 22.3—Drug Resistance Test
  • Chapter 23—HIV/AIDS Treatment Side Effects
  • Section 23.1—Common Side Effects
  • Section 23.2—Adverse Effects of Antiretroviral (ARV) Drugs
  • Section 23.3—Hepatotoxicity
  • Section 23.4—Hyperlipidemia
  • Section 23.5—Lactic Acidosis
  • Section 23.6—Lipodystrophy
  • Section 23.7—Osteoporosis
  • Section 23.8—Skin Rash
  • Chapter 24—HIV/AIDS Treatment Complications— Drug Interactions
  • Chapter 25—Complementary and Alternative (CAM) Therapies for HIV/AIDS
  • Chapter 26—HIV and AIDS Treatment for Children and Pregnant Women
  • Chapter 27—Medical Marijuana
  • Part V: Common Co-Occurring Infections and Complications of HIV/AIDS
  • Chapter 28—Opportunistic Infections and Their Relationship to HIV/AIDS
  • Chapter 29—Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections
  • Chapter 30—HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Bacterial Infections
  • Section 30.1—Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)
  • Section 30.2—Tuberculosis
  • Chapter 31—HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Fungal Infections
  • Section 31.1—HIV/AIDS and Fungal Infections: An Overview
  • Section 31.2—Candidiasis
  • Section 31.3—Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Section 31.4—Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP)
  • Chapter 32—HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Parasitic Infections
  • Section 32.1—Cryptosporidiosis
  • Section 32.2—Toxoplasmosis
  • Chapter 33—HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Viral Infections
  • Section 33.1—Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
  • Section 33.2—Genital Herpes
  • Section 33.3—Shingles (Herpes Zoster Virus)
  • Section 33.4—Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Section 33.5—Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)
  • Section 33.6—Viral Hepatitis
  • Chapter 34—HIV/AIDS and Co-Occurring Cancer
  • Section 34.1—HIV Infection and Cancer Risk
  • Section 34.2—Kaposi Sarcoma
  • Section 34.3—AIDS-Related Lymphoma
  • Chapter 35—Other AIDS-Related Health Concerns
  • Section 35.1—Neurological Complications of AIDS
  • Section 35.2—Oral Health Issues
  • Section 35.3—Wasting Syndrome
  • Section 35.4—Kidney Disease
  • Part VI: Living with HIV Infection
  • Chapter 36—Coping with an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis
  • Chapter 37—Staying Healthy with HIV/AIDS
  • Section 37.1—HIV and Nutrition
  • Section 37.2—HIV and Exercise
  • Section 37.3—Mental Health
  • Section 37.4—Sex and Sexuality and HIV
  • Chapter 38—Avoiding Infections When You Have HIV/AIDS
  • Section 38.1—Preventing Exposure
  • Section 38.2—Safe Food and Water
  • Section 38.3—Staying Healthy while Traveling
  • Section 38.4—Vaccinations
  • Chapter 39—Life Issues When You Have HIV/AIDS
  • Section 39.1—Dating, Marriage, and HIV
  • Section 39.2—Having Children
  • Section 39.3—Aging with HIV/AIDS
  • Section 39.4—Employment
  • Chapter 40—HIV/AIDS Patients and Legal Rights
  • Section 40.1—Legal Disclosure Requirements and Other Considerations
  • Section 40.2—Your Rights in the Workplace
  • Section 40.3—Affordable Care Act
  • Section 40.4—How the Laws Apply to Persons with HIV
  • Chapter 41—Insurance and Housing Options for People with HIV
  • Section 41.1—Insurance Options for People with HIV
  • Section 41.2—Housing Options for People with HIV
  • Chapter 42—National HIV Testing Day
  • Part VII: Clinical Trials and Ongoing Research
  • Chapter 43—HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials - Basic Information
  • Chapter 44—Ongoing Research
  • Section 44.1—Behavioral and Clinical Surveillance
  • Section 44.2—Medical Monitoring Project
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 45—Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms
  • Chapter 46—Directory of Organizations for People with HIV/AIDS and Their Families and Friends