Principles of Perinatal and Pediatric HIV/AIDS
Lala Mamatha M, Merchant Rashid H
Wife Goes On, 2011 - Medical - 627 pages
This book is a comprehensive, reliable, up-to-date reference focused on evidence-based, practical information that is required not only to prevent transmission of HIV to children, but also provide holistic care for the infected child. Discusses extensively all the major issues and provides a holistic approach on prevention, care and management of children infected/affected with HIV/AIDS. This book focuses on evidence-based practical information and recent advances in the field and emphasizes on prevention with special reference to mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS. Chapters contributed by the Who’s Who in the field from across the world. This book is useful for hospitals, institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in caring for children and all practicing physicians, clinicians, pediatricians, obstetricians, family doctors and postgraduate students.
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