Principles of Perinatal and Pediatric HIV/AIDS

Principles of Perinatal and Pediatric HIV/AIDS

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This book is a comprehensive, reliable, up-to-date reference focused on evidence-based, practical information that is required not only to prevent transmission of HIV to children, but also provide holistic care for the infected child. Discusses extensively all the major issues and provides a holistic approach on prevention, care and management of children infected/affected with HIV/AIDS. This book focuses on evidence-based practical information and recent advances in the field and emphasizes on prevention with special reference to mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS. Chapters contributed by the Whoa€™s Who in the field from across the world. This book is useful for hospitals, institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in caring for children and all practicing physicians, clinicians, pediatricians, obstetricians, family doctors and postgraduate students.In many resource-limited settings these newer agents are not accessible. ... regimen of lamivudine monotherapy until clinical or immunological deterioration occurs or new drugs become available or discontinuation of ART. ... Consequently, treatment guidelines have been adapted to respond to this patient subgroup.

Title:Principles of Perinatal and Pediatric HIV/AIDS
Author:Lala Mamatha M, Merchant Rashid H
Publisher:JP Medical Ltd - 2011-10-01


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