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Living with AIDS/HIV: The African American's Guide to Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Paperback – April 1, 2004

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About the Author

Eric Goosby, M.D., is the former director of the Department of Health and Human Resource's Office of HIV/AIDS Policy and the former interim director of the Office of National AIDS Policy. Adrianne Appel has written features for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and Natural Health magazine. They both live in San Francisco, California.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Hilton Publishing; 1 edition (April 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0971606706
  • ISBN-13: 978-0971606708
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.9 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,581,860 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Living With HIV/AIDS: The Black Person's Guide To Survival by Dr. Eric Goosby (former Director of the Office of HIV/AIDS Policy in the U.S. Department of Health and Human services) is a helpful and informative guide for the non-specialist reader -- and most especially for African American men and women seeking to maximize the quality of their lives and/or the lives of their loved ones when having to deal with an HIV infection or AIDS. This informed and informative text especially focusing on the unique challenges for African Americans coping with HIV/AIDS. Living With HIV/AIDS covers the basics of what HIV/AIDS is and how to prevent it; the latest modern treatment options; the diseases particular impact on African American women; how to handle the disease's emotional burdens as well as physical and financial difficulties, and so much more. No health center or community library collection can be considered complete without the inclusion of Dr. Eric Goosby's Living With HIV/AIDS.
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By A Customer on January 14, 2004
Format: Paperback
This book reviews the natural progression of HIV in an individual patient , from an African American perspective. It gives excellent advice on signs and symptoms as well as laboratory work up of a given medical problem associated with HIV.
It also goes into great detail on how to deal with the stress and anxiety of being newly HIV positive and what to expect with the use of the new antiretroviral medications.
Dr. Goosby is clearly very knowledgable in the care and treatment of HIV infections in African American people
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