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AIDS Care at Home: A Guide for Caregivers, Loved Ones, and People with AIDS

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An indispensable guide to every aspect of at-home care This thoroughly practical guide details the daily routines and unique concerns that are essential to quality at-home care of people with AIDS. From setting up a safe and comfortable environment to making medical and legal choices and solving emotional problems, each vital issue is covered in depth. Every caregiver and person with AIDS will benefit from this supportive, comprehensive resource.

* Detailed information on protecting against infection

* Concise instructions for both ambulatory and bedridden patients

* How to administer intravenous feedings and medication

* Appendices covering lab tests, alternative therapies, and the latest experimental drugs

* The differences between caring for men and women with AIDS

* Tips for caregivers on maintaining their own health and well-being

This information-packed reference is invaluable for caregivers and people with AIDS who must care for themselves.

Synopsis:

An indispensable guide to every aspect of at-home care This thoroughly practical guide details the daily routines and unique concerns that are essential to quality at-home care of people with AIDS. From setting up a safe and comfortable environment to making medical and legal choices and solving emotional problems, each vital issue is covered in depth. Every caregiver and person with AIDS will benefit from this supportive, comprehensive resource.

* Detailed information on protecting against infection

* Concise instructions for both ambulatory and bedridden patients

* How to administer intravenous feedings and medication

* Appendices covering lab tests, alternative therapies, and the latest experimental drugs

* The differences between caring for men and women with AIDS

* Tips for caregivers on maintaining their own health and well-being

This information-packed reference is invaluable for caregivers and people with AIDS who must care for themselves.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-350) and index.

About the Author

JUDITH GREIF, M.S., R.N.C., F.N.P., is a family nurse practitioner at Rutgers University Student Health Center and coauthor of The No-Hysterectomy Option. BETH ANN GOLDEN, M.S.N., R.N.C., A.N.P., is a clinical nurse specialist at Broward General Hospital in Boca Raton, Florida. Both authors specialize in the care and treatment of people with AIDS.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

WHAT IS AIDS?.

Understanding the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

GETTING ORGANIZED.

Setting Up a Safe and Comfortable Environment.

Maintaining the PWA's Lifestyle.

MANAGING SYMPTOMS.

Checking for Signs and Symptoms of Illness.

Pain.

Hair Care.

The Eyes.

Diabetes.

Sexuality and Safe Sex.

Chemotherapy and Radiation.

PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES.

The Emotional Toll on the PWA.

Death and Dying.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471584681
With:
Golden, Beth Ann
Author:
Grief, Judith
Author:
Greif, Judith
Author:
Golden, Beth Ann
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health Care Delivery
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
AIDS & HIV
Subject:
Health Care Issues
Subject:
Caregiving
Subject:
AIDS (Disease)
Subject:
Diseases - AIDS & HIV
Subject:
Nursing
Subject:
Care of the sick
Subject:
Caregivers
Subject:
Home nursing
Subject:
Aids
Subject:
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Subject:
AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Care.
Subject:
AIDS (Disease) -- Nursing.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-AIDS
Subject:
Consumer Health General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
802
Publication Date:
19940429
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , An indispensable guide to every aspect of at-home care This thoroughly practical guide details the daily routines and unique concerns that are essential to quality at-home care of people with AIDS. From setting up a safe and comfortable environment to making medical and legal choices and solving emotional problems, each vital issue is covered in depth. Every caregiver and person with AIDS will benefit from this supportive, comprehensive resource.

* Detailed information on protecting against infection

* Concise instructions for both ambulatory and bedridden patients

* How to administer intravenous feedings and medication

* Appendices covering lab tests, alternative therapies, and the latest experimental drugs

* The differences between caring for men and women with AIDS

* Tips for caregivers on maintaining their own health and well-being

This information-packed reference is invaluable for caregivers and people with AIDS who must care for themselves.

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