Doing HIV Medicine in Southern Africa--What Does the Epidemic Teach US?(Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus )

Doing HIV Medicine in Southern Africa–What Does the Epidemic Teach US?(Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus )

As my grandmother used to say, ‘There are only two families in the world, the haves and the have-nots.’ (1) (Cervantes) In the last analysis it is not so much their subjects that the great teachers teach us as it is they themselves. (2) (Frederich Buechner) If the HIV epidemic has done Africa any good, […]

National Population-Based HIV Surveys--the Method of Choice for Measuring the HIV Epidemic (Samj Forum) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Report)

National Population-Based HIV Surveys–the Method of Choice for Measuring the HIV Epidemic (Samj Forum) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Report)

National population-based surveys that include HIV testing are considered to be the ‘gold standard’ to measure HIV prevalence at a country level, since such surveys include men, non-pregnant women and children, and hence a much wider proportion of the population than do antenatal surveys. (1) Three national HIV household surveys have been conducted in South […]

Right-Sided Infective Endocarditis Due to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in an Injecting Drug User: Outbreak Or Slow Epidemic? (Scientific Article) (Report)

Right-Sided Infective Endocarditis Due to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in an Injecting Drug User: Outbreak Or Slow Epidemic? (Scientific Article) (Report)

Introduction Staphylococcus aureus (SA) is a common etiology for infective endocarditis (IE) in both injectable drug users (IDUs) and non-injectable drug users. It may also occur as a healthcare associated infection (i.e., hemodialysis or line-associated). Worldwide regional variation has recently been described (1). Historically, MRSA has been specifically associated with IDU and IE in Detroit, […]

The Opioid Epidemic: Narcotics, Heroin, Pill Mills, Painkiller Addiction, Medical Prescribing Practice for Pain Management, Child Welfare, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), Naloxone, Narcan

The Opioid Epidemic: Narcotics, Heroin, Pill Mills, Painkiller Addiction, Medical Prescribing Practice for Pain Management, Child Welfare, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), Naloxone, Narcan

Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique collection provides comprehensive information on the ongoing opioid addiction epidemic. Contents include: Examining the Opioid Epidemic * Combating the Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Professional and Academic Perspectives * What Are the State Governments Doing to Combat the Opioid Abuse Epidemic? * What is the Federal Government […]

Diabetes Epidemic & You

Diabetes Epidemic & You

Revised 04/2011 DIABETES EPIDEMIC and YOU is not a clich! It is a mandate for the awakening of the “silent” millions worldwide with “normal” fasting blood sugars and undiagnosed diabetes. If you have a “normal” fasting blood sugar, YOU may be one of the undiagnosed millions. YES, I do mean YOU. Since Hippocrates’ time, earliest […]