Synopses & Reviews
This practical handbook provides a concise guide to the essentials of pediatric HIV care in a form suitable for doctors in the busy hospital setting. During the past few years, many agents for the treatment and prophylaxis of HIV infection and the opportunistic infections that accompany HIV infection have been developed, and many new ways of monitoring HIV infection in children have been produced. These new therapies are complicated and their correct application is paramount. This handbook presents the core information and guidelines necessary for effective management of infected children.
A practical handbook on the essentials of pediatric HIV care in a form suitable for doctors and other health-carers.
This practical handbook provides a concise guide to the essentials of pediatric HIV care in a form suitable for doctors in the busy hospital setting. This handbook presents the core information and guidelines necessary for effective management of infected children, using the latest therapeutic advances.
Table of Contents
Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Part I. Scientific Basis of Pediatric HIV Care: 1. The scientific basis of pediatric HIV care Sherilyn Smith, Ann Melvin, Steven L. Zeichner, Elizabeth McFarland, Paul Palumbo and Grace Aldrovandi; 2. The epidemiology of pediatric HIV disease/infection Mary Lou Lindegren; Part II. General Issues in the Care of Pediatric HIV Patients: 3. Diagnosis of HIV infection in children Paul Krogstad; 4. Prevention of mother-to-child/vertical transmission of HIV Jennifer S. Read; 5. Routine pediatric care Elaine Abrams, Rachel Y. Moon, Lisa-Gaye Robinson and Russell B. Van Dyke; 6. Emergency evaluation and care James M. Callahan; 7. Adherence to therapy in pediatric HIV disease or adherence to antiretroviral therapy in children and youth John Farley; 8. Adolescents and HIV Sandra Cely, Ligia Peralta, Bret R. Rudy and Sandra Cely; 9. Growth, nutrition and metabolism Caroline J. Chantry and Jack Moye Jr; 10. Neurodevelopmental/neurobehavioral function and assessment of children and adolescents with HIV-1 infection Pamela L. Wolters; Part III. Antiretroviral Therapy: 11. Antiretroviral therapy Ross McKinney Jr; 12. Antiretroviral drug interactions Thomas N. Kakuda, Courtney V. Fletcher; 13. Metabolic complications of antiretroviral therapy in children Carol J. Worrell; 14. Assessment and management of resistance to antiretroviral or HIV drug resistance Frank Maldarelli; 15. Initiating and changing antiviral therapy Lynne M. Mofenson and Leslie K. Serchuck; 16. Therapeutic drug monitoring in pediatric HIV infection Stephen C. Piscitelli; 17. HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for pediatric patients Peter L. Havens and Kenneth L. Dominguez; Part IV. Clinical Manifestations of HIV Infection in Children; 18. Dermatological problems in HIV-infected children or cutaneous diseases Andrew Blauvelt; 19. Neurologic problems Lucy Civitello; 20. Ophthalmologic (Ophthalmic) problems in the HIV-infected child Howard F. Fine, Susan S. Lee and Michael R. Robinson; 21. Oral health and dental problems in the HIV-infected child Jane C. Atkinson; 22. Otitis media and sinusitis in patients with HIV infection Ellen R. Wald and Barry Dashefsky; 23. Cardiac problems Gul H. Dadlani and Steven E. Lipshultz; 24. Pulmonary problems Lauren V. Wood; 25. Hematologic problems: diagnosis and management William C. Owen and Eric J. Werner; 26. Gastrointestinal disorders of HIV disease Harland S. Winter and Jack Moye; 27. Renal disease in or associated with pediatric HIV (or HIV-1) infection Somsak Tanawattanacharoen and Jeffrey B. Kopp; 28. Endocrinologic problems or endocrine disorders Diana Dreimane and Mitchell E. Geffner; 29. HIV-associated malignancies in children or neoplastic disease in pediatric HIV infection Richard F. Little; Part V. Infectious Problems in Pediatric HIV Disease: 30. Typical bacterial infections or serious infections caused by typical bacteria Shirley Jankelevich; 31. Mycobacterium tuberculosis or tuberculosis Rohan Hazra; 32. Atypical mycobacteria or disseminated mycobacterium avium complex infection Robert N. Husson; 33. Fungal infections in HIV-infected children Corina E. Gonzalez; 34. Herpesvirus infections Richard M. Rutstein and Stuart E. Starr; 35. Pneumocystis carinii (PCP) Leslie K. Serchuck; Part VI. Medical Social and Legal Issues: 36. Medical issues related to the care for HIV-infected children in the home, day care, school and community Stephen J. Chanock; 37. Contact with social service agencies in pediatric HIV care delivery Sandra Y. Lewis and Heidi J. Haiken; 38. Psychosocial factors associated with childhood bereavement and grief Lori S. Wiener; 39. Legal issues for HIV-infected children Carolyn McAllaster; Appendices: Formulary/drug ready reference Paul Jarosinki; NIH-sponsored clinical trials for pediatric HIV disease James McNamara; Online resources Leslie K. Serchuck; Legal appendix Carolyn McAllaster; Index.