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NCJ Number: 148804 Find in a Library
Title: Understanding HIV
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Agency for Health Care and Policy Research
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 17
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Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This pamphlet is designed for HIV-positive persons who need to understand the disease and get the right health care for themselves.
Abstract: The first section presents some questions the person can ask a qualified health care provider. The pamphlet offers suggestions about discussing one's HIV status with sex partners, IV needle-sharing partners, family, and friends. Some recommendations for daily health care include getting immunizations, avoiding exposure to infection, exercising regularly, eating healthy foods, and getting enough sleep. The pamphlet addresses testing and treatment issues and mentions other diseases for which HIV-positive persons are at risk. Other sections discuss pregnancy and family planning, support from friends and social service agencies, and additional resources.
Main Term(s): Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
Index Term(s): Rights of AIDS patients
Note: Clinical Practice Guideline No. 7.
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