ISBN 9788185502809,Hiv Homecare Handbook

Hiv Homecare Handbook


Daigle B

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All India Pub & Dist.

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9788185502809

ISBN-10 8185502803


Number of Pages 388 Pages
Language (English)


With the Introduction of protease inhibitors and combination therapy for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients, HIV-related disease changed from an acute disorder with a relatively sure prognosis to a chronic disease with an uncertain prognosis and a variable trajectory. Consequently, home care for HIV and AIDS patients has changed dramatically in the past decade with much more and more highly technical care provided in the home. In addition, in the past decade, there has been an exponential growth in the literature on health-care management, including the literature on pain. For example, international and national organizations have published guidelines for the management of acute and chronic pain, one publication was devoted specifically to HIV and AIDS related pain .

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