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Size: 216 x 280 mm
Publisher: Viva Books Originals
Sales Territory: Worldwide
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.
• 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
Postgraduates in Dermatology and Venereology and allied disciplines, practising skin and VD and HIV/AIDS specialists and general practitioners.
PART I : GENERAL • Epidemiology of Sexually Transmitted Infections • Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Women and Reproductive Health • Historical Aspects of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS • PART II : HIV/AIDS • Global and National Overview of HIV/AIDS Epidemic • Clinical Presentation of HIV Infection • Laboratory Diagnosis of HIV Infection • Antiretroviral Therapy • HIV/AIDS in Pregnancy • HIV/AIDS in Children • Counselling in HIV/ AIDS • Interaction of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Sexually Transmitted Diseases • PART III : BASICS OF ANATOMY AND CLINICAL & LABORATORY METHODS • Applied Anatomy of Male and Female Reproductive Tract • Side Laboratory Procedures in Sexually Transmitted Diseases • PART IV : SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES • Section 1 : Bacterial sexually transmitted diseases • Section 2 : Viral and miscellaneous sexually transmitted diseases • Section 3 : Sexually transmitted protozoal diseases • Section 4 : Sexually transmitted diseases associated syndromes • PART V : SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS • Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Children and Adolescents • Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Pregnancy and Neonate • Sexual Assault and Sexually Transmitted Diseases • PART VI : DRUG RESISTANCE • Drug Resistance in Sexually Transmitted Diseases • PART VII : CONTROL OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES • Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases • Condoms and Microbicides • Vaccines Against Sexually Transmitted Infections • PART VIII : NON-VENEREAL SKIN DISEASES OF GENITALIA • Non-Venereal Diseases of Genitalia • Premalignant and Malignant Lesions of Genitalia • PART IX : PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES • Sexual Behaviour and Sexually Transmitted Diseases • Psychosexual Disorders • Erectile Dysfunction • PART X : GENERAL GUIDELINES IN CLINICAL APPROACH TO STDs • Clinical Approach to Genital Ulcer Disease • Clinical Approach to Vaginal/Urethral Discharge • Critical Evaluation of Syndromic Management of Sexually Transmitted Diseases • Clinical Approach to the Homosexuals with Sexually Transmitted Diseases • PART XI : APPENDICES • History Taking and Examination of Patient in STD Clinic • Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV/AIDS (NACO 2007) • Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV/AIDS (CDC 2004) • Prevention of Opportunisitic Infections in HIV/AIDS • Treatment of Bacterial Infections in HIV/AIDS • Post Exposure Prophylaxis Guidelines • Comparative (WHO/CDC/NACO) Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases • Syndromic Approach-Flow Charts NACO 2007 • Index
About the Editor-in-chief:
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 and Leprosy. 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.