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by I Hicken,J. Faugier

eBook AIDS and HIV: The Nursing Response epub
  • ISBN: 0412560909
  • Author: I Hicken,J. Faugier
  • Genre: Medicine
  • Subcategory: Nursing
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Nelson Thornes Ltd; 1st edition (January 19, 1995)
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • ePUB size: 1403 kb
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This book informs students, practitioners, managers and educationalists on the issues and challenges in healthcare as it relates to HIV/AIDS.

This book informs students, practitioners, managers and educationalists on the issues and challenges in healthcare as it relates to HIV/AIDS. This is achieved by providing a base-line knowledge on the state-of-the-art, examining barriers to care whilst identifying models of good practice and putting forward a speculative view of the future of nursing in HIV/AIDS related areas.

AIDS and HIV - The Nursing Response. AIDS and HIV - The Nursing Response. Eds J. Faugier and I. Hicken. Pp. 234. Chapman & Hall 1996.

AIDS and HIV – The Nursing Response. It is a book that all nurses should read to inform them further of the professional direction that nursing has achieved in response to the HIV and AIDS pandemic. Hospital for Tropical Diseases. ISBN 0 412 56090 9. The book is very relevant to the nursing profession as nearly all nurses now deal with HIV and AIDS issues in the workplace. It contains much information on the social, psychological, legal, ethical and political perspective of HIV and AIDS in Britain today.

AIDS is a collection of specific clinical conditions that are the end result of infection by HI. Profil Kesehatan Provinsi Jawa Timur. AIDS and HIV The Nursing Response. California: Chapman & Hall.

AIDS is a collection of specific clinical conditions that are the end result of infection by HIV. This raises the issue of psychiatric illness, namely depression. Depression is what causes the quality of life of patients with HIV, AIDS become less well. To handle this condition needed social support from family. The purposes of this study were to identify family support and levels of depression, and analyzed the correlation between the two variables.

Nurses caring for people with HIV disease may have support and developmental needs related to. .

Nurses caring for people with HIV disease may have support and developmental needs related to knowledge, attitudes, stress and isolation. The potential benefits of supervision may be illustrated by exploring models that could meet the needs of nurses caring for people with HIV disease. The role of the clinical nurse specialists (HIV/AIDS) who work in areas with a low known prevalence of HIV is considered and their contribution to patient care, either directly or indirectly through the education and support of other health care workers, is discussed.

The nursing care of patients with HIV/AIDS is challenging because of the potential for any organ system to be the . A widely used laboratory test that measures HIV-RNA levels and tracks the body’s response to HIV infection is the: A. CD4/CD8 ratio.

The nursing care of patients with HIV/AIDS is challenging because of the potential for any organ system to be the target of infections or cancer.

HIV is a virus and AIDS is a syndrome. It's important to understand the difference so you can prevent them. AIDS is a set of symptoms and illnesses that develop as a result of advanced HIV infection which has destroyed the immune system. Fewer people develop AIDS now because treatment for HIV means that more people are staying well. Although there is no cure for HIV, with the right treatment and support, people living with HIV can enjoy long and healthy lives.

HIV is easier to treat if detected early. Doctors also hope that by making HIV tests routine, they will reduce the stigma attached to them. The number of Americans with HIV increases each year. One recent study found that 76% of staff in emergency rooms rarely or never encouraged HIV testing even for patients who had other diseases. They said that the process took too much time, and that they were not qualified to give the required counselling.

AIDS has challenged many concepts and practices within nursing. Because of the serious implications attending a positive diagnosis, and because patients with AIDS have become articulate and well informed, familiar principles have been exposed to renewed scrutiny. Anomalies and dilemmas have been revealed. Results from a recent Institute of Medical Ethics survey carried out by the author have illustrated some of the theoretical concepts. Confidentiality has assumed new dimensions. Partnership and mutual empowerment are seen as keys to sound practice involving the patient in decision-making.

This book informs students, practitioners, managers and educationalists on the issues and challenges in healthcare as it relates to HIV/AIDS. This is achieved by providing a base-line knowledge on the state-of-the-art, examining barriers to care whilst identifying models of good practice and putting forward a speculative view of the future of nursing in HIV/AIDS related areas.
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