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AIDS Booklet

AIDS Booklet - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0697294289

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ISBN13: 978-0697294289
ISBN10: 0697294285
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Edition/Copyright: 6TH 00
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2000
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AIDS Booklet - 6TH 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0697294289

Frank D. Cox

ISBN13: 978-0697294289
ISBN10: 0697294285
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 00
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

This booklet provides current facts about AIDS and HIV: what it is, how the virus is transmitted, its prevalence among various population groups, symptoms of HIV infection, strategies for prevention, etc. It also covers the legal, social, medical, and ethical issues related to AIDS and HIV. After publication, additional updates are posted to the website at http://www.mhhe.com/catalogs/sem/hhp/student. It is available for $1.00 when combined with any McGraw-Hill product to create a package.

Table of Contents

Part I: WHAT IS HIV/AIDS?

A. Self-Test
B. Brief History of HIV/AIDS in America
C. What is HIV/AIDS?
D. The Apparent Incubation Period and Usual Course of HIV/AIDS
E. What are the General Symptoms?
F. What are the Common Illness Patterns Associated with AIDS?

Part II: HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE AIDS? WHO ARE THEY? WHERE ARE THEY?

A. How Many People Have AIDS?
B. Where are the People with AIDS?
C. AIDS Cases by Metropolitan Area, Through January 1, 1999
D. Who are the People with AIDS?
E. The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Women and Children

Part III: HOW DO YOU CONTRACT AIDS?

A. High Risk Behavior
B. Sexual Behavior
C. Drug Abuse
D. Blood Supply and Transfusion
E. Casual Transmissions (The Transmission of HIV/AIDS without Sexual Contact or Injectable Intravenous Drug Use)

Part IV: HOW CAN YOU PREVENT AIDS?

A. Establishing and Maintaining Caring, Loving Relationships
B. Specific Precautions: Caring Persons Can Take To Avoid HIV/AIDS Risk
C. If You are Sexually Active
D. Drug Use
E. Donate to Blood Banks
F. Vaccines, Drugs, and Cures

Summary: Preventing HIV/AIDS
Appendixes

A: The Centers for Disease Control Revised; Definitions of AIDS as of January, 1993
B: Ten Points for World AIDS Day: AIDS and the Family
C: Costs of Commonly Used Agents and Laboratory Test for an HIV-infected Adult
D: A Technical Description of HIV-1Transmission

References
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