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Author: Alison Rodger, MBChB, MRCP, FFPH, MSc, DipHIV, MD, Tabitha Mahungu, BMedSci, BM BS, DTM&H, MRCP, Margaret Johnson, MBBS, MD, FRCP
Affiliation: Royal Free NHS Trust, London. UK
Publisher: Clinical Publishing
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN 10: 1904392903
ISBN 13: 9781904392903
Edition: 1st
Authors based at one of London's leading centres for the study and treatment of HIV present a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the disease. Epidemiology and pathogenesis are illustrated, followed by coverage of new therapies for HIV infection and their side effects. Also discussed is the treatment of the numerous systemic and metabolic diseases that accompany, or result from, HIV infection such as cardiovascular disease, liver disease, neurologic disorders, opportunistic infections and malignancies. The authors also address the sensitive issues surrounding conception and pregnancy in couples affected by the disease.
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