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
  • Vulnerability of adolescents and their protection is emphasized. Post exposure prophylaxis protocol
  • Emerging concept of pre exposure prophylaxis is also enclosed
  • The psychological effects and their management is highlighted

More Details about Women and Hiv 2nd Edition

General Information  
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Publish YearJanuary 2013