|HIV & AIDS: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)|
by Alan Whiteside (Author)
In 2008 it was believed that HIV/AIDS was without doubt the worst epidemic to hit humankind since the Black Death. The first case was identified in 1981; by 2004 it was estimated that about 40 million people were living with the disease, and about 20 million had died. Yet the outlook today is a little brighter. Although HIV/ AIDS continues to be a pressing public health issue the epidemic has stabilised globally, and it has become evident it is not, nor will it be, a global issue. The worst...
|Women in the Grove: Stories (Bluestreak)|
by Paula Peterson (Author)
Women in the Grove offers nine surprising, impossible-to-put-down stories about lives filled with loneliness, love, humor, grace, and mortality. The women are black, white, immigrants, faculty wives; they are in rehab and in high school, and each is filled with the imperative to go on living. In story after story Peterson presents the humanity of each of her characters even as they are compelled to make impossible choices-sometimes disastrous ones-about how they will spend the rest of...
|The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)|
by Wayne C. Booth (Author), Gregory G. Colomb (Author), Joseph M. Williams (Author), Joseph Bizup (Author), William T. FitzGerald (Author)
With more than three-quarters of a million copies sold since its first publication, The Craft of Research has helped generations of researchers at every level—from first-year undergraduates to advanced graduate students to research reporters in business and government—learn how to conduct effective and meaningful research. Conceived by seasoned researchers and educators Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams, this fundamental work explains how to find and...
|Risky Marriage: HIV and Intimate Relationships in Tanzania (Studies in Body and Religion)|
by Melissa Browning (Author)
Given that women and girls carry the heaviest burdens of the African HIV pandemic, their lived experiences should be the starting point for any pedagogy of prevention. In light of this claim, Risky Marriage: HIV and Intimate Relationships in Tanzania uses qualitative fieldwork with HIV positive women living in Mwanza, Tanzania to ask why marriage is an HIV risk factor. By beginning with women’s experience as a hermeneutical lens, this book seeks to establish a creative space where African...
|2018 ADULT HIV/AIDS TREATMENT POCKET GUIDE (2018 edition)|
by John G Bartlett (Author), Paul A Pham (Author)
This HIV/AIDS summarizes National Clinical Guidelines with an attempt to achieve brevity, clarity and accuracy in guiding clinical decisions relevant to the management of adult patients with HIV/AIDS. This guide includes expanded drug-drug interactions tables, antiretroviral pictures tables, and summary of treatment guidelines.
|Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions, Updated with 2014 ACA Codes (Book Only)|
by Gerald Corey (Author), Marianne Schneider Corey (Author), Cindy Corey (Author), Patrick Callanan (Author)
Up-to-date and comprehensive, *including the ACA 2014 Code of Ethics,* this practical best-selling text provides students with the basis for discovering their own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. Respected authors Gerald Corey, Marianne Corey, Cindy Corey, and Patrick Callanan raise what they consider to be central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and provide...
|100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS|
by Joel E. Gallant (Author)
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, Third 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...
|The 36-Hour Day, sixth edition: The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)|
by Nancy L. Mace (Author), Peter V. Rabins (Author)
Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 36-Hour Day will help family members and caregivers address these challenges and simultaneously cope with their own emotions and needs.
Featuring useful takeaway messages and informed by recent research into the causes of and...
|Living a Healthy Life with HIV|
by Allison Webel RN Ph.D (Author), Kate Lorig DrPH (Author), Diana Laurent MPH (Author), Virginia González MPH (Author), Allen L. Gifford MD (Author), David Sobel MD MPH (Author), Marian Minor PT PhD (Author)
Completely updated to the current care guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and elsewhere, this book addresses the current emphasis on managing medications for HIV treatment and many of the illnesses that commonly occur along with HIV. Combining the latest medical advice with the ideas of hundreds of people living with HIV, the book is helpful for adults living with HIV, and for friends, family members, and others who support anyone struggling with HIV. New additions to this edition...
|Food Allergies: A Complete Guide for Eating When Your Life Depends on It (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)|
by Scott H. Sicherer (Author)
Posing the urgent questions that anyone with food allergies will think to ask―and then some―Food Allergies provides practical, sensitive, and scientific guidance on the topics that affect your life. Allergy expert Scott H. Sicherer addresses the full spectrum of food allergies, from mild to life threatening and from single foods to food families, clearing up misconceptions along the way. He explores how exposure to foods can bring about an allergic response, describes the symptoms...