- 1 On being a patient
- 2 Modern medicine: foundations, achievements, and limitations
- 3 Global patterns of disease and medical practice
- 4 Cell biology
- 5 Immunological mechanisms
- 6 Principles of clinical oncology
- 7 Infection
- 7.1 Pathogenic microorganisms and the host
- 7.2 The patient with suspected infection
- 7.3 Immunization
- 7.4 Travel and expedition medicine
- 7.5 Viruses
- 7.5.1 Respiratory tract viruses
- 7.5.2 Herpesviruses (excluding Epstein–Barr virus)
- 7.5.3 Epstein–Barr virus
- 7.5.4 Poxviruses
- 7.5.5 Mumps: epidemic parotitis
- 7.5.6 Measles
- 7.5.7 Nipah and Hendra virus encephalitides
- 7.5.8 Enterovirus infections
- 7.5.9 Virus infections causing diarrhoea and vomiting
- 7.5.10 Rhabdoviruses: rabies and rabies-related lyssaviruses
- 7.5.11 Colorado tick fever and other arthropod-borne reoviruses
- 7.5.12 Alphaviruses
- 7.5.13 Rubella
- 7.5.14 Flaviviruses excluding dengue
- 7.5.15 Dengue
- 7.5.16 Bunyaviridae
- 7.5.17 Arenaviruses
- 7.5.18 Filoviruses
- 7.5.19 Papillomaviruses and polyomaviruses
- 7.5.20 Parvovirus B19
- 7.5.21 Hepatitis viruses (excluding hepatitis C virus)
- 7.5.22 Hepatitis C
- 7.5.23 HIV/AIDS
- 7.5.24 HIV in the developing world
- 7.5.25 HTLV-1, HTLV-2, and associated diseases
- 7.5.26 Viruses and cancer
- 7.5.27 Orf
- 7.5.28 Molluscum contagiosum
- 7.5.29 Newly discovered viruses
- 7.6 Bacteria
- 7.7 Fungi (mycoses)
- 7.8 Protozoa
- 7.9 Nematodes (roundworms)
- 7.10 Cestodes (tapeworms)
- 7.11 Trematodes (flukes)
- 7.12 Nonvenomous arthropods
- 7.13 Pentastomiasis (porocephalosis, linguatulosis/linguatuliasis)
- 8 Sexually transmitted diseases and sexual health
- 9 Chemical and physical injuries and environmental factors and disease
- 10 Clinical pharmacology
- 11 Nutrition
- 12 Metabolic disorders
- 13 Endocrine disorders
- 14 Medical disorders in pregnancy
- 15 Gastroenterological disorders
- 16 Cardiovascular disorders
- 17 Critical care medicine
- 18 Respiratory disorders
- 19 Rheumatological disorders
- 20 Disorders of the skeleton
- 21 Disorders of the kidney and urinary tract
- 22 Disorders of the blood
- 23 Disorders of the skin
- 24 Neurological disorders
- 25 The eye
- 26 Psychiatry and drug related problems
- 27 Forensic medicine
- 28 Sports medicine
- 29 Geratology
- 30 Pain
- 31 Palliative medicine
- 32 Biochemistry in medicine
- 33 Acute medicine
Graz A. Luzzi
, T.E.A. Peto
, P. Goulder
, and C. P. Conlon
Epidemiology—updated HIV prevalence data and world distribution figure.
Diagnosis—new recommendations on HIV testing in higher prevalence areas.
Primary HIV infection—use of fourth-generation HIV tests; summary of results of the SPARTAC trial on antiretroviral treatment (ART) in primary HIV infection.
HIV and TB—new information on timing of initiation of ART in patients presenting with HIV-associated tuberculosis.
Primary cerebral lymphoma—updated section on treatment and prognosis.
Non-AIDS-defining cancers—new detailed section replaces former section on other tumours in AIDS.
HIV-associated nephropathy—detailed updating.
HIV/HCV coinfection—comment on new HCV protease inhibitors.
Management of HIV infection and prognosis—inclusion of new data on long-term prognosis; management of HIV-negative sexual partners.
Antiretroviral therapy—inclusion of new drugs;–updated recommendations on when to start ART and reference to the START study.
Bone metabolism—comment on osteoporosis, bone fracture risk, and contributing factors.
Prophylaxis of major opportunistic infections in HIV—table updated.
Prevention of HIV transmission—new discussion on risk of sexual transmission in patients on ART; updated information on vaginal microbicides and pre-exposure prophylaxis.
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