HIV/AIDS in South Africa 25 Years On: Psychosocial by Poul Rohleder, Leslie Swartz, Seth C. Kalichman, Leickness

By Poul Rohleder, Leslie Swartz, Seth C. Kalichman, Leickness Chisamu Simbayi, E. Cameron

HIV/AIDS in South Africa 25 Years On

Edited by way of Poul Rohleder, Leslie Swartz, Seth Kalichman, and Leickness Chisamu Simbayi

Much has occurred because the first visual appeal of AIDS in 1981: it's been pointed out, studied, and infrequently denied. The virus has shifted host populations and unfold globally. drugs, the social sciences, and international governments have joined forces to strive against and forestall the illness. And South Africa has emerged as floor 0 for the pandemic.

The editors of HIV/AIDS in South Africa 25 Years On current the South African situation as a template for addressing the myriad matters surrounding the epidemic around the world, because the booklet brings jointly a greatly scattered physique of literature, analyzes psychosocial and sexual points contributing to HIV transmission and prevention, and delves into complicated intersections of race, gender, classification, and politics. together with principally neglected populations and concerns (e.g., prisoners, people with disabilities, stigma), in addition to demanding situations shaping destiny examine and coverage, the participants technique their themes with infrequent intensity, meticulous study, conscientiously drawn conclusions, and profound compassion. one of the issues lined:

  • The dating among HIV and poverty, ranging from the query, "Which is the determinant and that's the consequence?"
  • Epidemiology of HIV between men and women: recommendations of femininity and masculinity, and gender inequities as they have an effect on HIV possibility; gender-specific prevention and intervention suggestions.
  • The influence of AIDS on babies and teenagers: chance and protecting components; care of youngsters by means of HIV-positive moms; HIV-infected children.
  • Current prevention and remedy initiatives, together with local-level responses, community-based paintings, and VCT (voluntary counseling and trying out) programs.
  • New instructions: selling circumcision, vaccine trials, "positive prevention."
  • South Africa’s heritage of AIDS denialism.

The pressing classes during this ebook observe either globally and in the neighborhood, making HIV/AIDS in South Africa 25 Years On uniquely instructive and helpful for execs operating in HIV/AIDS and international public wellbeing and fitness. With foreword through Edwin Cameron, Constitutional court docket of South Africa.

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Managing Minor Musculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions by David Bradley

By David Bradley

Emergency care execs are more and more anticipated to paintings autonomously while taking care of sufferers with minor musculoskeletal accidents and prerequisites. they need to be ready to safely and adequately take a patient's historical past, study, diagnose and supply administration of those stipulations. handling Minor Musculoskeletal accidents and stipulations pulls jointly these kind of points of care into one useful, easy-to-read Read more...


Emergency care pros are more and more anticipated to paintings autonomously whilst taking good care of sufferers with minor musculoskeletal accidents and prerequisites. they need to be ready to adequately and safely Read more...

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Exercise Leadership in Cardiac Rehabilitation: An by Morag Thow

By Morag Thow

This publication presents physiotherapists and workout pros with a accomplished source at the workout elements and abilities of creating and instructing CR workout. It addresses the scope of information and abilities required via workout experts constructing, providing and educating workout dependent CR programmes. It has an evidence-based framework, and offers useful suggestion and recommendations in response to the scientific event of the contributing authors. one of the subject matters coated are evaluate, workout tracking, using song, defense, educating abilities and protecting actual job. hence the publication presents a accomplished and sensible textual content that may be used to devise, strengthen and convey all stages of workout established CR."...provides a digital pharmacopoeia of workout directions for sufferers with heart problems, with particular connection with workout prescription, danger stratification, workout body structure, tracking ideas, and management and organizational abilities. The authors symbolize a prestigious team of scientists, clinicians, researchers, and academics, who're specialists of their respective fields. in actual fact, the participants have painstakingly labored to summarize, in a transparent and concise demeanour, the most recent learn findings in every one sector, highlighting sufferer care and similar functions. A "must-read" for clinicians within the box of cardiac rehabilitation. I hugely suggest this striking textual content !"—Barry A. Franklin, PhD, Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and workout Laboratories, William Beaumont health center, Royal Oak, Michigan united states; Professor of body structure, Wayne nation college, college of drugs, Detroit, Michigan

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Vision Loss in Older Adults: Nursing Assessment and Care by Susan Crocker, PhD, APRN, BC Houde

By Susan Crocker, PhD, APRN, BC Houde

Springer Publishing is excited to notice using this name within the Nursing schooling of the US CEU periods! this beneficial and functional ebook presents an outline of imaginative and prescient difficulties within the older grownup, starting from retinopathies and age-related macular degeneration to cataracts and diabetic retinopathy. The contributions define the prevention, overview, and administration of the main reasons of imaginative and prescient loss, providing nurses with information regarding the mental and social effect of imaginative and prescient loss at the older grownup and their households. The chapters extra talk about assets and assistive units for these affected and finish with a glance at techniques within the remedy of stipulations contributing to imaginative and prescient loss within the older grownup inhabitants.

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The PACE System: An Expert Consulting System for Nursing by Steven Evans

By Steven Evans

In this quantity, Steven Evans experiences on 1 / 4 century of work-work that ended in a advertisement product referred to as the speed approach. a sophisticated medical administration procedure, velocity hyperlinks all care supply set­ tings and reaches throughout a number of episodes. It bargains functions serious to controlled care, together with care making plans and medical pathways, the severe pathway analyzer and scientific repository significant to outcomes-based care, and extra. The pages that stick to describe the velocity undertaking, targeting its knowl­ side base and semantic community. they provide insights into approach implemen­ tation and handle the synthesis of ideas in the speed procedure. From this undertaking in nursing informatics, Steven Evans relates either suc­ cesses and screw ups, sharing the concepts and strategies to undertake and pitfalls to prevent in a undertaking that 5 years of initial theo­ retical paintings. With readability and candor, he offers us the advantage of twenty years of undertaking improvement, first in academia after which within the advertisement region. Over the process the venture, many thousands and thousands of bucks and shut to 500 person-years of attempt have been invested. construction at the powerful conceptual base built at Creigton University's university of Nursing, the venture has noticeable exponential development in its medical services for the reason that getting into the economic area in 1989.

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