- Visual dysfunction in HIV-positive patients without infectious retinopathy. Plummer, Daniel J.; Sample, Pamela A.; Freeman, William R. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Mar1998, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p171
Examines the issue of visual defects in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Reference to studies of HIV-positive persons with retinal damage; Identification of cytomegalovirus (CMV) in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); Information on a review of...
- HIV/AIDS Case Histories: Diagnostic Problems. Godwin, Thomas A. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Jul98, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p573
Presents information on a case study carried out on a 58 year-old homosexual man who tested positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). How the study was conducted; Information on Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Findings of the study.
- HIV infection in women: An escalating health concern. Saglio, Stephen Dower; Radner, Allen Bruce // American Family Physician;10/1/96, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p1541
Focuses on the increase of HIV infections in women. Information on the percent increase of HIV infection of women in the United States; Mode of transmission for the HIV infection; Information on the contraceptive choice for HIV-infected women; Other infections associated with HIV-positive...
- Prophylaxis following occupational exposure to HIV. Kirchner, Jeffrey T. // American Family Physician;04/01/98, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p1672
Presents a summary of the article `A case-control study of HIV seroconversion in health care workers after percutaneous exposure,' by D.M. Cardo from the New England Journal of Medicine dated November 1997.
- The AIDS challenge. Gloeckner, C. // Current Health 2;Feb1992, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p6
Explains how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) invades the body, attacks the immune system and eventually causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). How HIV is spread; Recent retirement of basketball star Earvin `Magic' Johnson; Helper T, or T4, cells; The CD4 receptor; The six...
- An AIDS timeline: 1840?-2000. // Current Health 2;Feb1992, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p7
Chronicles the worldwide spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from approximately 1840 to the year 2000. How HIV spread from apes to humans; The first documented case of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in 1959; Number of cases in the United States; World Health Organization...
- AIDS and you. // Current Health 2;Feb1992, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p9
Explains how one can and cannot become infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Wet and dry kissing; Blood transfusions; Sexual contact; Condom use; More.
- How you can--and can't--get infected with HIV. // Current Health 1;Feb1992, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p11
Explains how one can and cannot become infected with the HIV virus. Contact with blood through sex or shared needles; Concern about kissing and medical procedures; Insect bites, sharing a bathroom and so forth.
- Recombination in HIV: An important viral evolutionary strategy. Burke, Donald S. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p253
Offers information on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Details on how it occurs; How the HIV strains have been found; Information on the recombinant HIV strain which has spread rapidly to persons in Southeast Asia; Indepth details on HIV recombination; Insight on the prevention and treatment...
- In the clinical mode. H.L.N. // Hastings Center Report;May/Jun91, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p4
Comments on two cases of HIV transmission as reported in `The Lancet' of March 23, 1991 and the `New England Journal of Medicine,' of April 11, 1991. The rhetorical strategy used to report the incidents.