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AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection

AIDS AND OTHER MANIFESTATIONS OF HIV INFECTION

by: Wormser, Gary
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description Extensively revised and updated, the new edition of AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection is an essential reference resource providing a comprehensive overview of the biological properties of this etiologic viral agent, its clinicopathological manifestations, the epidemiology of its infection, and present and future therapeutic options. Review "What this updated book provides is a starting point, an opportunity to become familiar with general principles and terminology so that the diverse current literature can be approached and understood. It has something for everyone: residents, fellows, and clinicians. …The strengths of this book are the depth of summaries it provides on specific aspects of HIV-related disease and the overall comprehensive scope, covering the many diverse aspects of HIV infection from virology to psychiatry to public health." --Margrit Carlson, MD for AIDS READER, March 2006 "...one of only a few reference works on HIV infection that has a broad focus on both the basic science and the clinical aspects of this disease...comprehensive, well-organized, and as current as it can possibly be...With over 1000 pages of information and extensive references with each chapter, this text is an important resource for clinicians and others who require or desire in-depth information on all aspects of HIV infection." --Steven C. Johnson for CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES, June 2005 Review of the Previous Edition: "...this book is an excellent source for those already in the field of HIV medicine and for those who are entering it." --JAMA Review An essential reference resource providing a comprehensive overview of the biologic properties of this etiologic viral agent Book Description An essential reference resource providing a comprehensive overview of the biologic properties of this etiologic viral agent. From the Back Cover Review of the Previous Edition ". ... this book is an excellent source for those already in the field of HIV medicine and for those who are entering it." -JAMA 1999 Extensively revised and updated, the new edition of AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection is an essential reference resource providing a comprehensive overview of the biologic properties of the etiologic viral agent, its clinicopathological manifestations, the epidemiology of its infection, and present and future therapeutic and preventive options. Key Features: · Provides in depth discussions of particular clinical issues on a system-by-system basis for the major systems involved · Chronicles the emerging story of HIV infection and describes the science behind its diverse manifestations and consequences New to this Edition: · Expanded section on clinical manifestations includes new chapters on cardiovascular, renal and dermatologic manifestations of HIV infection · Additional chapters on molecular diagnostic techniques, the role of host genetic variation in HIV infection and its manifestations, the discovery and development of new HIV medicines, analysis of HIV dynamics using mathematical models, toxicities of antiretroviral therapy, HIV drug susceptibility testing, practical therapeutics and the global impact of HIV and AIDS. This book will be invaluable for anyone currently working or about to start work in HIV medicine including virologists, immunologists, infectious disease physicians, other health care providers and public health specialists.|Review of the Previous Edition ". ... this book is an excellent source for those already in the field of HIV medicine and for those who are entering it." -JAMA 1999 Extensively revised and updated, the new edition of AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection is an essential reference resource providing a comprehensive overview of the biologic properties of the etiologic viral agent, its clinicopathological manifestations, the epidemiology of its infection, and present and future therapeutic and preventive options. Key Features: ·

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Product Code: 9780127640518
ISBN: 0127640517
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: 2004-04-22
Number of Pages: 1104 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 4
Dimension: 8.39 x 2.01 x 11.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 7.15 pounds