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Women and HIV
Sudha Salhan MBBS MD (Obs & Gyn) DHA (NIHFW) MICOG CIC

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Publish Year2013
Size5.5" X 8.5"
cover TypePaper Back
Quick Overview
As HIV infection and AIDS is becoming more visible, a need for a comprehensive book about the subject is being felt. This book is an attempt to fill that void. What is the load of infection in our population, how can the disease manifests, how to prevent and suppress it are some of the questions, which come to our mind and which are answered in this book. The role of reproductive tract infection and sexually transmitted diseases in enhancing HIV infection is emphasized. Counseling is required before testing and after disclosing the results to the patient. Even if the result is negative counseling regarding prevention of the infection is necessary. This vital topic is dealt with in detail.
Key Features
• A comprehensive and up-to-date text on the subject

• Written with emphasis on the recent advances, counselling and links for further reading

• Focus on topics such as the virus how to diagnose, treat and prevent HIV infection to the fetus and in hospital settings

• Vulnerability of adolescents and their protection is emphasized. Post-exposure prophylaxis protocols in different settings are given

• Emerging concept of pre-exposure prophylaxis is also enclosed

• The psychological effects and their management is highlighted

• The role of National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) is appropriately incorporated.
Target Audience
Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Pediatricians, Microbiologists, Physicians, Epidemiologists and Psychiatrists.
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