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HIV AIDS and the Nervous System

HIV AIDS and the Nervous System
  • Author : Peter Portegies
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 August 2007
  • ISBN : 9780444520104
  • Pages : 384 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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This volume provides a comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS and neuro-AIDS, including a history of the disease, and an explanation of many of the conditions that can arise in afflicted patients, including opportunistic infections, central nervous system tumors, spinal cord disorders, myopathies and progressive encephalopathy, amongst others. Clinicians will gain a greater understanding of the complex mechanisms of the disease. Beginning with a basic introduction to HIV infections and Neuro-AIDS, practitioners will find useful data on advances in molecular biology, neuroepidemiology, neuroimaging, neuropathology, neuropharmacology, as well as information on the development of therapeutic strategies appropriate for the disorder, including groundbreaking retroviral therapies. In addition, the socioeconomic and political constraints that hinder treatment and disease management in developing parts of the world are presented. * A comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS and neuro-AIDS, and the progression of the scientific community's understanding of the disease * Detailed information on fields such as neuroepidemiology, neuropathology, neuropharmacology, and neuroimaging and their contributions to HIV/AIDS research * Subject specific chapters on conditions associated with HIV/AIDS, including opportunistic infections, central nervous system tumors, and myopathies, amongst others


HIV/AIDS and the Nervous System

HIV/AIDS and the Nervous System
  • Author : Peter Portegies,Joseph Berger
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 August 2007
GET THIS BOOKHIV/AIDS and the Nervous System

This volume provides a comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS and neuro-AIDS, including a history of the disease, and an explanation of many of the conditions that can arise in afflicted patients, including opportunistic infections, central nervous system tumors, spinal cord disorders, myopathies and progressive encephalopathy, amongst others. Clinicians will gain a greater understanding of the complex mechanisms of the disease. Beginning with a basic introduction to HIV infections and Neuro-AIDS, practitioners will find useful data on advances in molecular biology,


HIV/AIDS and the Nervous System

HIV/AIDS and the Nervous System
  • Author : Peter Portegies,Joseph Berger
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 16 July 2007
GET THIS BOOKHIV/AIDS and the Nervous System

This volume provides a comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS and neuro-AIDS, including a history of the disease, and an explanation of many of the conditions that can arise in afflicted patients, including opportunistic infections, central nervous system tumors, spinal cord disorders, myopathies and progressive encephalopathy, amongst others. Clinicians will gain a greater understanding of the complex mechanisms of the disease. Beginning with a basic introduction to HIV infections and Neuro-AIDS, practitioners will find useful data on advances in molecular biology,


Advances in HIV and AIDS Control

Advances in HIV and AIDS Control
  • Author : Samuel Ikwaras Okware
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 12 December 2018
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in HIV and AIDS Control

The HIV epidemic has had a significant and profound impact on the world and health resources. Considerable progress has been made in understanding the risks and drivers of the epidemic. Antiretroviral drugs have relieved human suffering and prolonged life. However, access to quality management needs to scale up and be made universal. This book discusses critical issues related to the treatment of HIV infection and related co-infections and challenges in adherence and discordancy. New vaccine approaches discussed may provide the




The Neurology of AIDS

The Neurology of AIDS
  • Author : Howard E. Gendelman, MD,Igor Grant, MD,Ian Paul Everall, MD, PhD,Howard S. Fox, MD, PhD,Harris A. Gelbard, MD, PhD,Stuart A. Lipton, MD, PhD,Susan Swindells, MBBS
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 29 November 2011
GET THIS BOOKThe Neurology of AIDS

From basic science to clinical care, to epidemiological disease patters, The Neurology of AIDS is the only complete textbook available on AIDS neurology and the only one comprehensive enough to stand alone in each segment of study in brain disorders affected by the human immunodeficiency virus. It is an indispensable resource for students, resident physicians, practicing physicians, and for researchers and experts in the HIV/AIDS field. Oxford Clinical Neuroscience is a comprehensive, cross-searchable collection of resources offering quick and



Global Virology II - HIV and NeuroAIDS

Global Virology II - HIV and NeuroAIDS
  • Author : Paul Shapshak,Andrew J. Levine,Brian T. Foley,Charurut Somboonwit,Elyse Singer,Francesco Chiappelli,John T. Sinnott
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 October 2017
GET THIS BOOKGlobal Virology II - HIV and NeuroAIDS

This book on NeuroAIDS, a collection of chapters written by experts and specialists from around the world, provides a global perspective on HIV and NeuroAIDS in the field, clinic, and laboratory. The chapters address the comorbidity of HIV and other infectious agents, including Zika virus, Ebola, Chagas disease, TB and HCV. Also discussed are key topics, such as: · Molecular socioepidemiology · Global HIV and NeuroAIDS · Neuropathology · cART and blood-brain barrier penetration · HIV replicative oscillations · HIV and SIV evolution · Psychiatric comorbidities · Neurosyphilis ·


Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Author : Dean T. Jamison
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 01 January 2006
GET THIS BOOKDisease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Current data and trends in morbidity and mortality for the sub-Saharan Region as presented in this new edition reflect the heavy toll that HIV/AIDS has had on health indicators, leading to either a stalling or reversal of the gains made, not just for communicable disorders, but for cancers, as well as mental and neurological disorders.


Marijuana As Medicine?

Marijuana As Medicine?
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Janet Joy,Alison Mack
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 30 December 2000
GET THIS BOOKMarijuana As Medicine?

Some people suffer from chronic, debilitating disorders for which no conventional treatment brings relief. Can marijuana ease their symptoms? Would it be breaking the law to turn to marijuana as a medication? There are few sources of objective, scientifically sound advice for people in this situation. Most books about marijuana and medicine attempt to promote the views of advocates or opponents. To fill the gap between these extremes, authors Alison Mack and Janet Joy have extracted critical findings from a


Neuro-AIDS

Neuro-AIDS
  • Author : Alireza Minagar,Paul Shapshak
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release : 25 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKNeuro-AIDS

During the past two decades, the world scientific community has witnessed major achievements in our understanding of the pathogenesis of HIV infection of the nervous system and HIV-Associated Dementia (HAD). Despite these giant gains, nervous system involvement during AIDS remains a relentlessly progressive disease with a deadly fate in many cases. This book on NeuroAIDS provides a unique resource for both general neurologists as well as basic neuroscientists with profound interests for research on NeuroAIDS. This book has special emphasis


Radiology of HIV/AIDS

Radiology of HIV/AIDS
  • Author : Hongjun Li
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 January 2014
GET THIS BOOKRadiology of HIV/AIDS

This book provides a comprehensive overview of modern methodology, diagnostic methods and techniques of HIV/AIDS imaging. It starts with a general review of HIV/AIDS imaging and evidence based medicine (EBM). In the following chapters, authors introduce 13 of most common types of AIDS/HIV-associated diseases separately. High-quality examples combined with computed tomography (CT), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), gross anatomy and pathology images are clearly illustrated. Moreover, the use of functional imaging in HIV/AIDS diagnosis and differential diagnosis is


HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS
  • Author : Jacquelyn Haak Flaskerud
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 25 February 1992
GET THIS BOOKHIV/AIDS

Clinical handbook providing detailed guidelines for managing AIDS/HIV infected patients. The book provides detailed nursing care plans, information on pathogenesis, medical care and current drugs in use. It also covers psychosocial and spiritual care, infection control and ethical aspects.


HIV/AIDS in South Africa

HIV/AIDS in South Africa
  • Author : S. S. Abdool Karim,Q. Abdool Karim
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 17 June 2010
GET THIS BOOKHIV/AIDS in South Africa

This second edition of the book provides up-to-date information on new drugs, new proven HIV prevention interventions, a new chapter on positive prevention, and current HIV epidemiology. This definitive text covers all aspects of HIV/AIDS in South Africa, from basic science to medicine, sociology, economics and politics. It has been written by a highly respected team of South African HIV/AIDS experts and provides a thoroughly researched account of the epidemic in the region.


HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS
  • Author : Nancy Dumais
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 22 February 2017
GET THIS BOOKHIV/AIDS

With increasing efficacy of antiretroviral therapy, HIV/AIDS has shifted from a disease with high mortality to a chronic illness with substantial longevity. However, researchers, physicians and social workers still face many challenges, and it is important to raise awareness on several aspects that people living with HIV/AIDS have to deal in their daily lives. This book has assembled an array of chapters on the medical, social and economic aspects of HIV/AIDS. The chapters were written by experts