Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Current Issues and Scientific Studies

  • Pascal James ImperatoJr

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Pascal James Imperato
      Pages 1-5
  3. Research Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Donald S. Burke, John F. Brundage, William Berner, Lytt I. Gardner, Robert R. Redfield, Jeffrey Gunzenhauser et al.
      Pages 9-11
    3. Ronald O. Valdiserri, David W. Lyter, Lawrence A. Kingsley, Laura C. Leviton, Janet W. Schofield, James Huggins et al.
      Pages 19-25
    4. Steven H. Foster, Robert C. Garrett, Henry M. Thomas III
      Pages 27-29
    5. Pascal James Imperato, Joseph G. Feldman, Kamran Nayeri, Jack A. DeHovitz
      Pages 30-34
    6. John Milberg, Pauline Thomas, Rand Stoneburner
      Pages 34-39
    7. John F. Brundage, Donald S. Burke, Lytt I. Gardner, Robert Visintine, Michael Peterson, Robert R. Redfield
      Pages 39-42
    8. Ronald Altman
      Pages 43-46
    9. Michael W. Ross, James A. Carson
      Pages 46-48
    10. Jonathan Howland, Diane Baker, Julie Johnson, James Scaramucci
      Pages 52-55
  4. Overviews

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Don C. Des Jarlais, Eric Wish, Samuel R. Friedman, Rand Stoneburner, Stanley R. Yancovitz, Donna Mildvan et al.
      Pages 59-62
    3. Jack A. DeHovitz, Virginia Pellegrino
      Pages 74-76
    4. Lloyd F. Novick, Benedict I. Truman, J. Stan Lehman
      Pages 77-81
    5. James L. Hadler, Julia Wang Miller, Marge Eichler
      Pages 85-87
    6. Stephen C. Joseph
      Pages 88-93
  5. Current Issues and Opinions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Ernest Drucker
      Pages 105-106
    3. Victor W. Sidel
      Pages 109-110
    4. Gerald Friendlan
      Pages 110-111
    5. Jack A. Dehovitz, Sheldon H. Landesman
      Pages 112-113
    6. John T. Flynn
      Pages 117-118
  6. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Sanford Dubner, Keith S. Heller
      Pages 122-123
    3. Jeffrey S. Gelwan, Burton M. Gold, Henry J. Shih, Crescens Pellecchia
      Pages 123-124
    4. Robin S. Freedberg, Aaron J. Gindea, Douglas T. Dieterich, Jeffrey B. Greene
      Pages 124-126
    5. Gerard T. Lombardo, Nanarao Anandarao, Ching-Shen Lin, Andre Abbate, William H. Becker
      Pages 126-128
    6. Robert Y. Lin, Peter J. Gruber, Richard Saunders, Elliott N. Perla
      Pages 129-132
    7. Daniel D. Buff, Steven D. Greenberg, Pauline Leong, Frank S. Palumbo
      Pages 132-133
    8. Nisha Sethi, William Mandell
      Pages 134-135
    9. Ari Klapholz, Larry Wasser, Sidney Stein, Wilfredo Talavera
      Pages 135-136
  7. Appendixes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Pascal James Imperato Jr
      Pages 139-140
    3. Ari Klapholz, Larry Wasser, Sidney Stein, Wilfredo Talavera
      Pages 140-141

About this book


When Pascal James Imperato, MD, assumed the edi­ • 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 • Protection of health care workers • 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 • Public education number of original communications have been regularly • 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.


AIDS AIDS prevention HIV HIV infection Public Health Virus epidemiology infection infections prevention

Editors and affiliations

  • Pascal James ImperatoJr
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  1. 1.The Medical Society of the State of New YorkLake SuccessUSA

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