HIV In Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2nd Edition

By Jane Kennedy, MSc BSc RGN RM
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  • An exploration of the latest research into the HIV virus focussing on issues specifically relevant to pregnant women and the newborn
  • Written by a midwife who specialises in counselling HIV-positive women, this book deals with the issues midwives are most likely to encounter in practice
  • Discusses the latest findings on breastfeeding and routes of transmission of the virus
  • Includes guidelines and recommendations for the management of infected healthcare workers
  • This practical guide addresses the issues of HIV infection and its implications for both the pregnant woman and the midwife. It covers epidemiology, transmission, the disease progress, and the provisions of holistic pregnancy care.
    ISBN 9780750653251
    Author Information By Jane Kennedy, MSc BSc RGN RM, Midwife and HIV Counsellor, St Thomas' Hospital, King's Healthcare Trust, London, UK.
    Published Reviews ""The style of writing is user friendly and the summaries presented at the end of each chapter help the reader understand the subjects tackled and identifies the key issues."" Alice Darkoa Asare-Allotey, Midwifery, June 2004
    Table of Content

    1 The Virus

    2 Global epidemiology

    3 The course of HIV disease

    4 Transmission of HIV to mother and child

    5 Laboratory testing for HIV infection

    6 Testing for HIV infection for the childbearing woman

    7 Care during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period

    8 Care of the infant

    9 Health care workers and HIV infection

    10 Personal perspectives

    発行日 25-08-2003
    Pages 176
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