Whether you're 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, Fourth 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. Written by an expert in the field 100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS, Fourth Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional uncertainty of this disease.
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