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100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS, Third Edition

Author(s): Joel E. Gallant, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Specialty Services, Southwest CARE Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284089868
  • Paperback    240 pages      © 2016
Price: $19.95 US List
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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 these and other questions, this book provides information on diagnosis, treatment, living with HIV and more. Written by experts in the field 100 Questions & Answers About HIV and Aids, Third Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional uncertainty of this disease.

Joel E. Gallant, MD, MPH-Medical Director of Specialty Services, Southwest CARE Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Joel Gallant, MD, MPH, is Medical Director of Specialty Services at Southwest CARE Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He also has faculty appointments at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Dr. Gallant is an infectious disease specialist with expertise in HIV infection and AIDS. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, completed his internal medicine training at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, and his infectious disease fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was on the full-time faculty for 21 years. In Santa Fe, he cares for patients and conducts research on new treatments for HIV and hepatitis C. He has served as the Chair of the HIV Medicine Association, has been on the Governing Council of the International AIDS Society, and is on the Board of Directors and the antiretroviral guidelines panel of the International Antiviral Society-USA. He is editor of The Hopkins HIV Guide, on online guide for clinicians (www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/ub), and answers questions on HIV on his blog (www.hivforum.tumblr.com). Dr. Gallant, who received the HIV Clinical Education Award from the HIV Medicine Association in 2006, is internationally recognized for his ability to communicate new research developments and treatment strategies to professional and lay audiences.

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