Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Books for Midwives
Print ISBN:
9780750653251

About the author

Jane Kennedy

Affiliations and Expertise

Midwife and HIV Counsellor, St Thomas' Hospital, King's Healthcare Trust, London, UK