How far have we come in the fight against AIDS since the Institute of Medicine released Confronting AIDS: Directions for Public Health, Health Care, and Research in 1986? This updated volume examines our progress in implementing the recommendations set forth in the first book. It also highlights new information and events that have given rise to the need for new directions in responding to this disease.
Table of Contents
|2. HIV Infection and its Epidemiology||33-56|
|3. Understanding the Course of the Epidemic||57-60|
|4. Altering the Course of the Epidemic||61-92|
|5. Care of Persons Infected With HIV||93-122|
|6. The Biology of HIV and Biomedical Research Needs||123-158|
|7. International Aspects of AIDS and HIV Infection||159-164|
|8. A National Commission on HIV Infection and AIDS||165-168|
|Appendix A: Summary and Recommendations from Confronting AIDS: Directions for Public Health, Health Care, and Research||169-201|
|Appendix B: CDC Classification System for HIV Infections and Revised Case Definition for AIDS||202-217|
|Appendix C: Correspondents||218-220|
|Appendix D: Biographical Notes on Committee Members||221-224|
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