HIV In Pregnancy and Childbirth book cover

HIV In Pregnancy and Childbirth

This practical guide addresses the issues of HIV infection and its implications for both the pregnant woman and the midwife. It covers epidemiology, transmission, the disease progress, and the provisions of holistic pregnancy care.

Paperback, 176 Pages

Published: July 2003

Imprint: Books For Midwives

ISBN: 978-0-7506-5325-1

Contents

  • 1 The Virus

    2 Global epidemiology

    3 The course of HIV disease

    4 Transmission of HIV to mother and child

    5 Laboratory testing for HIV infection

    6 Testing for HIV infection for the childbearing woman

    7 Care during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period

    8 Care of the infant

    9 Health care workers and HIV infection

    10 Personal perspectives
    References
    Appendices
    Index

Advertisement

advert image