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TitleAcquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome [electronic resource] : Current Issues and Scientific Studies / edited by Pascal James Imperato
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1989
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When Pascal James Imperato, MD, assumed the ediยญ โ{128}ข Exclusion by the New York State Departmñt of Health of qualified laboratories from HIV testmg torship of the New York State Journal of Medicine in 198̃, the acquired immunodeficiency syndro. me (AIDS) epIยญ โ{128}ข Protection of health care workers โ{128}ข Responsibilities of physicians and other health care demic in the United States was already SIX years old. Durยญ ing the time of his editorship, two thematic issues of the workers Journal have been devoted to AIDS. In addition, a large โ{128}ข Public education number of original communications have been regularly โ{128}ข AIDS confidentiality published on the subjẽt. This volume ?rings together The Symposium on AIDS in Washington, DC, had important articles published on AIDS m the Journal been so successful that the MSSNY, under the auspices of during 1987 and 1988. . . the task force and the Division of Governmental Affairs, In the early years of the epidemic the Medical Society of held two informational symposia for state senators and the State of New York (MSSNY) was aware that it had a assemblymen and their staffs in Albany, New York. Thes. e responsibility to both the professi?̃ añ the public to add were presented in February 1988 and. March. 1989. ,!,hIS its efforts to those already mobIlized m the attempt to effort has convinced the MSSNY that It has given legislaยญ understand and control this tragic disease. Early on, the tors a better understanding of the overall AIDS problem


I. Research Studies -- 1. Demography of HIV Infections among Civilian Applicants for Military Service in Four Counties in New York City -- 2. Local Policy Responses to the AIDS Epidemic: New York and San Francisco -- 3. The Effect of Group Education on Improving Attitudes about AIDS Risk Reduction -- 4. Hospital Workers and AIDS: Effect of In-Service Education on Knowledge and Perceived Risks and Stresses -- 5. Cyclooxygenase Inhibition and Improved Oxygenation in Patients with Pulmonary Complications of AIDS -- 6. Medical Studentsโ{128}{153} Attitudes towards Caring for Patients with AIDS in a High Incidence Area -- 7. Geographic and Demographic Features of the AIDS Epidemic in New York City -- 8. HIV Infection among Young Adults in the New York City Area: Prevalence and Incidence Estimates Based on Antibody Screening among Civilian Applicants for Military Service -- 9. The Epidemiology of AIDS in New Jersey -- 10. Effectiveness of Distribution of Information on AIDS: A National Study of Six Media in Australia -- 11. A Seroepidemiologic Profile of Persons Seeking Anonymous HIV Testing at Alternate Sites in Upstate New York -- 12. Teaching about AIDS in Public Schools: Characteristics of Early Adopter Communities in Massachusetts -- II. Overviews -- 13. Intravenous Drug Use and the Heterosexual Transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Current Trends in New York City -- 14. AIDS in Africa: Evidence for Heterosexual Transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus -- 15. AIDS in Adolescents: A Rationale for Concern -- 16. Education and Contact Notification for AIDS Prevention -- 17. AIDS Care in New York City: The Comprehensive Care Alternative -- 18. The Epidemiology of HIV in New York State -- 19. The Impact of AIDS on New Yorkโ{128}{153}s Not-for-Profit Hospitals -- 20. AIDS in Connecticut -- 21. Current Issues Concerning AIDS in New York City -- 22. The Impact of AIDS on the Health Care System in New Jersey -- 23. Barriers to the Modification of Sexual Behavior among Heterosexuals at Risk for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- III. Current Issues and Opinions -- 24. AIDS: The Eleventh Year -- 25. AIDS in New York City: Moving Ahead on Effective Public Health Approaches -- 26. The Prevention of AIDS -- 27. Fear of AIDS -- 28. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Antibody Testing: Time for Clinicians to Use It -- 29. The New Horizon: Programmatic Responses to the HIV Epidemic -- 30. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome as a Paradigm for Medicolegal Education -- 31, AIDS and the Origin of Species -- IV. Case Studies -- 32. Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcal Sepsis in Drug-Dependent Newborns Who May Be HIV-Positive -- 33. An Unusual Presentation of Lymphoma in a Homosexual Man -- 34. Oral Candidiasis and AIDS -- 35. Herpes Simplex Pericarditis in AIDS -- 36. Fatal Hemoptysis in a Patient with AIDS-Related Complex and Pulmonary Aspergilloma -- 37. Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonitis in Adult HIV Infection -- 38. Thymoma, Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia, and AIDS -- 39. Saccharomyces Fungemia in a Patient with AIDS -- 40. Candida Pneumonia Secondary to an Acquired Tracheoesophageal Fistula in a Patient with AIDS -- V. Appendixes -- Appendix 1. Ethical Issues Involved in the Growing AIDS Crisis -- Appendix 2. Counseling Patients about the Prevention of AIDS -- Appendix 3. Guidelines for Effective School Health Education to Prevent the Spread of AIDS -- Appendix 4. Public Health Service Guidelines for Counseling and Antibody Testing to Prevent HIV Infection and AIDS -- Appendix 5. Immunizations for Children with HIV Infections -- Appendix 6. Immunization of Children Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virusโ{128}{148}Supplementary ACIP Statement

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