Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

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When Pascal James Imperato, MD, assumed the edi a€c Exclusion by the New York State Departm~nt of Health of qualified laboratories from HIV testmg torship of the New York State Journal of Medicine in 198~, the acquired immunodeficiency syndro. me (AIDS) epI a€c Protection of health care workers a€c Responsibilities of physicians and other health care demic in the United States was already SIX years old. Dur ing the time of his editorship, two thematic issues of the workers Journal have been devoted to AIDS. In addition, a large a€c Public education number of original communications have been regularly a€c AIDS confidentiality published on the subje~t. This volume ?rings together The Symposium on AIDS in Washington, DC, had important articles published on AIDS m the Journal been so successful that the MSSNY, under the auspices of during 1987 and 1988. . . the task force and the Division of Governmental Affairs, In the early years of the epidemic the Medical Society of held two informational symposia for state senators and the State of New York (MSSNY) was aware that it had a assemblymen and their staffs in Albany, New York. Thes. e responsibility to both the professi?~ an~ the public to add were presented in February 1988 and. March. 1989. , !, hIS its efforts to those already mobIlized m the attempt to effort has convinced the MSSNY that It has given legisla understand and control this tragic disease. Early on, the tors a better understanding of the overall AIDS problem.However, to the extent that health educators are responsible for enlightening the public, they can perhaps focus on showing that ... We should explore the use of opinion leaders to raise public awareness of the problems AIDS poses, to encourage a ... This means that health education in the case of AIDS must mean more than merely transmitting information, it must also ... Perloff LS: Social comparison and illusions of invulnerability to negative life events, in Snyder CR, Ford C (eds):anbsp;...

Title:Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Author:Pascal James Imperato
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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