By Tiffany Chenneville
This ebook examines the impression of pediatric HIV on kids, young people, and their households. starting with an outline of pediatric HIV epidemiology, it lines the scientific, mental, and social dimensions of HIV throughout the trajectory of early life and early life. It examines the most recent learn on a variety of subject matters, together with therapy adherence, cultural, criminal, and moral concerns, and HIV stigma and its relief. Chapters provide specialist ideas for clinicians operating with childrens with HIV in addition to researchers learning pediatric HIV. additionally, the ebook additionally discusses day-by-day issues linked to pediatric HIV, corresponding to ailment administration, coping, entry to providers, probability prevention, and wellbeing and fitness advertising.
Topics featured during this publication comprise:
- The impression of pediatric HIV on households.
- Psychosocial concerns for kids and youngsters with HIV.
- HIV prevention and intervention within the institution setting.
- HIV disclosure in pediatric populations.
- How to layout powerful evidence-based HIV risk-reduction courses for adolescents.
A scientific advisor to Pediatric HIV is a must have source for researchers, clinicians, and graduate scholars in baby and college psychology, social paintings, and public healthiness in addition to pediatric medication, nursing, epidemiology, anthropology, and different similar disciplines.
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Extra info for A Clinical Guide to Pediatric HIV: Bridging the Gaps Between Research and Practice
2011). Deaths due to OI have decreased, and multi-organ failure due to end-stage AIDS is the most common cause of death. Many of these children were from earlier birth cohorts who entered care late. The mean age of most US and European pediatric cohorts is now over 18 years, and many are transitioning into adult care. Mental health is frequently affected in children and adolescents infected with HIV, as a result of a chronic illness, social disparities, history of substance abuse, and loss of caregiver due to HIV/AIDS.
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In the US, the use of antiretroviral drugs other than zidovudine and nevirapine cannot be recommended in premature infants as prophylaxis to prevent transmission because of lack of dosing and safety data. In developing settings where breastfeeding is the norm, WHO recommends additional infant prophylaxis (World Health Organization 2016). As this ﬁeld changes rapidly, the clinician should refer to their most recent local guidelines. 4 Neonatal dosing for prevention of perinatal transmission of HIV Dosing Duration !