Entires with the tag 'Hiv' in the Journal of Nursing

The Significance of the Missed Assessment: HIV/AIDS in the Older Adult 

The Significance of the Missed Assessment: HIV/AIDS in the Older Adult 

The health care system has faced many struggles related to the understanding the HIV virus and in caring for those affected and likely to be affected by this life threatening communicable disease.

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HIV Crisis in Africa 

HIV Crisis in Africa 

The human immuno-deficiency virus/acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is of pandemic magnitude. The World Health Organization has declared AIDS as a global health emergency. Awareness of the serious global impact has climaxed, taking its place with the bubonic plague of the Middle Ages. The worst is yet to come, for there are 36 million infected and 22 million deaths from this disease.

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