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100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS

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  • Author: Joel E. Gallant
  • ISBN: 9781284124811
  • Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers
  • Edition: 4th
  • Publication Date: December 19, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 240 pages
  • Language: English


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EMPOWER YOURSELF!

Nearly 40 years into the HIV and AIDS epidemic there is a wealth of information available, but it is difficult to determine what is factual and reliable. Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a friend or relative of someone suffering from HIV or AIDS, this book can help.

Offering both doctor and patient perspectives, 100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS, Fifth Edition provides authoritative and practical answers to the most commonly asked questions by patients and their loved ones. What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How can HIV infection be prevented? How do I find the right medical care?

Along with the answers to these and other questions, this book provides information on diagnosis, treatment, living with HIV and more. Updated to provide the latest information, 100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS, is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional uncertainty of this disease.

“Wise and well-adapted to purpose defines the word ‘sage’ and describes the advice offered in 100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS. This book is a tremendous resource for people living with HIV, their friends, family members, and healthcare providers. [The] practical, concise, and supportive answers to a wide range of questions help guide the reader through the process of adapting to an HIV diagnosis, getting into care, and making informed decisions for years to come. [The book] does a wonderful job of incorporating the evolving nature of HIV medicine. I will continue to recommend this book to all my patients and to my colleagues.”

— Judith Currier, MD Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Center for Clinical AIDS Research and Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Author Biography

Joel Gallant, MD, MPH, is Medical Director of Specialty Services at Southwest CARE Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He also has faculty appointments at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Dr. Gallant is an infectious disease specialist with expertise in HIV infection and AIDS. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, completed his internal medicine training at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, and his infectious disease fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was on the full-time faculty for 21 years. In Santa Fe, he cares for patients and conducts research on new treatments for HIV and hepatitis C.

He has served as the Chair of the HIV Medicine Association, has been on the Governing Council of the International AIDS Society, and is on the Board of Directors and the antiretroviral guidelines panel of the International Antiviral Society-USA. Dr. Gallant, who received the HIV Clinical Education Award from the HIV Medicine Association in 2006, is internationally recognized for his ability to communicate new research developments and treatment strategies to professional and lay audiences.

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