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HIV in Primary Care (Third edition)
An essential guide for GPs, practice nurses and other members of the primary healthcare team.
Publication Date: September 2016
By Dr Philippa Matthews, Dr Sara Madge, Dr Surinder Singh and Dr Nick Theobald.
Revised and updated for 2016, this 128-page, full-colour illustrated booklet provides essential information for GPs and the primary healthcare team on the clinical diagnosis of HIV; how to offer an HIV test and give results; primary healthcare for people with HIV, including reproductive health and immunisation; how to complement HIV specialist care, the side-effects of antiretroviral therapy, potential drug interactions, information for patients; practice policies and systems; professional development for clinicians on HIV and sexual health, and a list of useful HIV and sexual health organisations and websites.
Written by GPs, HIV in Primary Care is instructive, practical and easy to use with a detailed contents list and comprehensive index.
HIV for non-HIV specialists - Diagnosing the undiagnosed (Second edition)
A practical guide for healthcare professionals in secondary care to support improved detection and diagnosis of HIV in the UK.
Publication Date: October 2015
Second edition by Dr Ann Sullivan, Dr Emma Devitt and Ruth Lowbury, based on the first edition by Dr Rachel Baggaley. With forewords by Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England, and Angelina Namiba.
Revised and updated for 2015, this 116-page, full-colour illustrated booklet provides essential information for healthcare professionals in secondary care on the clinical diagnosis of HIV in non-HIV specialist settings (with photos), how to offer an HIV test and give results, barriers to HIV testing for clinicians and patients and strategies for overcoming them, the background and context of HIV in the UK, HIV testing where the patient lacks capacity to consent, post-exposure prophylaxis, relevant guidelines and sources of further information.
HIV for non-HIV specialists is instructive, practical and easy to use with a detailed contents list and comprehensive index.
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