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Emergencies in HIV-positive patients

Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin P. Moore and Amir Sam

in Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Punit S. Ramrakha and Kevin P. Moore

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199230921
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598793 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230921.003.08

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Emergencies in HIV-positive patients

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Emergency presentations of HIV infection - Factors influencing presentation in HIV disease - HIV testing - Clinical indicator diseases for adult HIV infection - Primary HIV infection (PHI) - Acute neurological conditions in HIV-positive patients: assessment - Acute neurological conditions in HIV-positive patients: investigations - Acute neurological conditions in HIV-infected patients: treatment - Respiratory emergencies in HIV-positive patients: assessment - Respiratory emergencies in HIV-positive patients: investigations - Respiratory emergencies in HIV-positive patients: management - Gastrointestinal (GI) presentations in HIV-positive patients: assessment - GI presentations in HIV-positive patients: investigations - GI presentations in HIV-positive patients: management - Pyrexia of unknown origin - Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) - Dermatological presentations - Haematological presentations - Antiretroviral toxicity - Drug interactions with antiretroviral therapy - Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

Chapter.  8091 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Acute Medicine

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