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Edited and written by internationally respected specialists, this book will be invaluable to all those who care for AIDS patients, including HIV specialists, nurses and GPs. The fifth edition has been thoroughly revised to give a concise, up-to-date overview of all aspects of HIV/AIDS. Chapters include HIV infection and AIDS in the developing world, tumours in HIV, AIDS and the lung, gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations, neurological manifestations, counselling and psychosocial management. There are also two chapters by patients, giving an important insight into what it is like to have AIDS and be HIV positive. As well as many new illustrations, the book contains the latest information on epidemiology, psychosocial effects, palliative care, and pain control.