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HIV/AIDS

Martin LaBrie

in Palliative Medicine

Third edition

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199694143
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739255 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0110
HIV/AIDS

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This chapter presents a case study to illustrate the desired skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to diagnose and treat illnesses associated with HIV/AIDS. It addresses several questions such as: What is the natural history of HIV infection? How does treatment affect the progression of HIV infection? How does hepatitis C infection affect the clinical picture?

Keywords: palliative care; medical education; case studies; HIV infection; patient care; hepatitis C

Chapter.  4858 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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