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Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Second Edition

Vinod K. Sharma (Editor-in-chief)

ISBN: 9789388971058

Publication Date: Jun 2019

Format: Paperback

Provides comprehensive coverage of STDs and HIV/AIDS; examines the effect of STDs and HIV/AIDS on health of individuals and communities; covers STD and HIV/AIDS in women and children; and includes more than 150 illustrations.
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This book is meant for persons involved in the care of patients with Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS. This includes postgraduates in Dermatology and Venereology and allied disciplines, practising skin and VD and HIV/AIDS specialists and general practitioners. It would also help those pursuing training for HIV/AIDS specialization. This book will serve as a reference book to those teaching the subject to MBBS, nursing and paramedical courses. It has been approved as a textbook by the Medical Council of India, New Delhi, for MD and diploma in Dermatology and Venereology, and as a reference book for the MBBS course.

Key Points:
  • Comprehensive coverage of STD and HIV/AIDS
  • Perspective of developing countries on epidemiology and treatment
  • Effect of STD and HIV/AIDS on health of individual and community
  • STD and HIV/AIDS in women and children
  • More than 150 illustrations
  • Clinical and syndromic approach
  • Updated treatment guidelines by NACO, CDC and WHO
  • Prevention of STD and HIV/AIDS
  • Vaccines for STD and HIV/AIDS
Pages 936
Dimensions 279 x 216
Date Published 30 Jun 2019
Publisher MV Learning
Subject/s Venereal diseases  
  • PART I: GENERAL
  • PART II: HIV/AIDS
  • PART III: BASICS OF ANATOMY AND CLINICAL & LABORATORY METHODS
  • PART IV: SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
  • PART V: SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS
  • PART VI: DRUG RESISTANCE
  • PART VII: CONTROL OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
  • PART VIII: NON-VENEREAL SKIN DISEASES OF GENITALIA
  • PART IX: PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
  • PART X: GENERAL GUIDELINES IN CLINICAL APPROACH TO STDs
  • PART XI: APPENDICES
  • Index
Vinod K. Sharma MBBS, MD, FAMS is actively involved in the care of patients with Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS for the last twenty- five years. He is currently Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology and Venereology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Professor Sharma is a renowned teacher and researcher in the field of Dermatology and Venereology and a recipient of two Indian Council of Medical Research awards for his work in Dermatology, Venereology andLeprosy. He received Dr. R V Rajam Oration by National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, in 2005. He was honoured with award of excellence and Dr. MA Wali Oration for 2007 by the Indian Association for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS. He was the National President of Indian Association for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS in years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003. He is also National President of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologist and Leprologists for the year 2009. He has more than 200 research papers in national and international journals to his credit, many of them in the subject of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. He is the Chief Editor of books entitled Practical Guidelines for Management of Psoriasis and Handbook of Urticaria. He is on the editorial board of several national and international journals, and is a referee for many of them.

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