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The Resource Lethal decisions : the unnecessary deaths of women and children from HIV/AIDS, Arthur J. Ammann, MD

Lethal decisions : the unnecessary deaths of women and children from HIV/AIDS, Arthur J. Ammann, MD

Label
Lethal decisions : the unnecessary deaths of women and children from HIV/AIDS
Title
Lethal decisions
Title remainder
the unnecessary deaths of women and children from HIV/AIDS
Statement of responsibility
Arthur J. Ammann, MD
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book chronicles the discovery of AIDS in a handful of infants beginning in 1981 and the remarkable scientific progress in prevention and treatment over the 15 years that followed"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
362.19697/92
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC606.5
LC item number
.A475 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WC 503
Label
Lethal decisions : the unnecessary deaths of women and children from HIV/AIDS, Arthur J. Ammann, MD
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1 : The beginning -- Pediatric HIV/AIDS -- AIDS and blood -- The blood banking industry in denial -- A personal tragedy -- Saving lives : preventing HIV infection in infants -- The denialist movement -- Part 2 : Pediatric AIDS becomes a reality -- Born of necessity : the Pediatric AIDS Foundation -- Priority at last : pediatric HIV/AIDS -- A living legacy : Elizabeth Glaser Scientist Awards -- The Ariel Project : the best, the brightest, and the committed -- Too urgent to wait : the American Foundation for AIDS Research -- What about the rest of the world? the first conference on global strategies for the prevention of HIV transmission from mothers to infants -- Ensuring that voices from low-income countries are heard -- A call to action : the second conference on global strategies for the prevention of HIV transmission from mothers to infants -- From a small beginning to major prevention and care programs -- Why wait? start now -- Going the last mile : the obscure, the neglected, and the desperately needy -- Part 3 : Unexpected obstacles : institutions, therapeutic denialism, and treatment guidelines -- Pediatric AIDS and drug development -- Acronyms and legislative redundancy -- Facts speak louder than words : examining efforts that failed -- Guidelines can become rules -- Treatment guidelines : not without risks -- Part 4 : Stalled : losing sight of the mission -- Damn the ethics, full speed ahead -- The tyranny of research -- Misspent dollars -- For better or for worse? the pediatric AIDS clinical trial group expands -- Turning the corner -- Part 5 : Ending the pediatric HIV/AIDS epidemic -- What went well -- PEPFAR to the rescue -- Solutions
Control code
ocn939917980
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiii, 376 pages
Isbn
9780826521255
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016007503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)939917980
Label
Lethal decisions : the unnecessary deaths of women and children from HIV/AIDS, Arthur J. Ammann, MD
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1 : The beginning -- Pediatric HIV/AIDS -- AIDS and blood -- The blood banking industry in denial -- A personal tragedy -- Saving lives : preventing HIV infection in infants -- The denialist movement -- Part 2 : Pediatric AIDS becomes a reality -- Born of necessity : the Pediatric AIDS Foundation -- Priority at last : pediatric HIV/AIDS -- A living legacy : Elizabeth Glaser Scientist Awards -- The Ariel Project : the best, the brightest, and the committed -- Too urgent to wait : the American Foundation for AIDS Research -- What about the rest of the world? the first conference on global strategies for the prevention of HIV transmission from mothers to infants -- Ensuring that voices from low-income countries are heard -- A call to action : the second conference on global strategies for the prevention of HIV transmission from mothers to infants -- From a small beginning to major prevention and care programs -- Why wait? start now -- Going the last mile : the obscure, the neglected, and the desperately needy -- Part 3 : Unexpected obstacles : institutions, therapeutic denialism, and treatment guidelines -- Pediatric AIDS and drug development -- Acronyms and legislative redundancy -- Facts speak louder than words : examining efforts that failed -- Guidelines can become rules -- Treatment guidelines : not without risks -- Part 4 : Stalled : losing sight of the mission -- Damn the ethics, full speed ahead -- The tyranny of research -- Misspent dollars -- For better or for worse? the pediatric AIDS clinical trial group expands -- Turning the corner -- Part 5 : Ending the pediatric HIV/AIDS epidemic -- What went well -- PEPFAR to the rescue -- Solutions
Control code
ocn939917980
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiii, 376 pages
Isbn
9780826521255
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016007503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)939917980

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