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Textbook of Pediatric HIV Care

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ISBN-10: 0521821533

ISBN-13: 9780521821537

Edition: 2005

Authors: Steven L. Zeichner, Jennifer S. Read

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The latest knowledge in virology, immunology & pathgenesis is distilled to provide a definitive account of effective care for pediatric HIV patients. New & complicated therapies are carefully explained.
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Book details

List price: $520.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/28/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 784
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 5.346

Foreword
List of contributors
Preface
Introduction
Scientific Basis of Pediatric HIV Care
Normal development and physiology of the immune system
HIV basic virology for clinicians
The immunology of pediatric HIV disease
The clinical virology of pediatric HIV disease
The natural history of pediatric HIV disease
Epidemiology of pediatric HIV disease
General Issues in the Care of Pediatric HIV Patients
Diagnosis of HIV infection in children
Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
Routine pediatric care
Immunizations
Prevention of opportunistic infections and other infectious complications of HIV in children
Emergency evaluation and care
Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in children and youth
Adolescents and HIV
Adolescent reproductive health and H
Growth, nutrition and metabolism
Neurobehavioral function and assessment of children with and adolescents with HIV-1 infection
Antiretroviral Therapy
Antiretroviral therapy
Antiretroviral drug interactions
Metabolic complications of antiretroviral therapy in children
HIV drug resistance
Initiating and changing antiretroviral therapy
Therapeutic drug monitoring
HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for pediatric patients
Clinical Manifestations of HIV Infection in Children
Cutaneous diseases
Neurologic problems
Ophthalmologic problems
Oral health and dental problems
Otitis media and sinusitis
Cardiac problems
Pulmonary problems
Hematologic problems
Gastrointestinal disorders
Renal disease associated with pediatric HIV infection
Endocrine disorders
Neoplastic disease in pediatric HIV infection
Infectious Problems in Pediatric HIV Disease
Serious infections caused by typical bacteria
Tuberculosis
Disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex infection
Fungal infections
Herpesvirus infections
Pneumocystis carinii (PCP)
Medical Social and Legal Issues
Clinical trials for HIV infected children
Medical issues related to the care for HIV-infected children in the home, day care, school, and community
Contact with social service agencies
Disclosure
Bereavement
Legal issues for HIV-infected children
Appendices
Formulary: antiretroviral agents
Formulary: drugs for opportunistic infections associated with HIV
NIH-sponsored clinical trials for pediatric HIV disease
Selected HIV-related Internet resources
Selected legal resources for HIV-infected children
Index