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    Read the following AIDS Patient Discharge Instructions passage. Create digital notes‚ using Word. Consider the following note-taking methods: • Inserting comments • Highlighting‚ using different colors for different types of information • Creating an outline in Word to note the main idea and details • Creating a digital web‚ using Word or https://bubbl.us Patient Discharge Instructions A nurse is preparing a male client with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) for discharge to home

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  • Aids

    Administration by George D. Pozgar‚ the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a fatal disease that destroys the body’s ability to fight bacteria and viruses. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It is considered to be the deadliest epidemic in human history with the first case being reported in 1981. It has been estimated that more than 21 million people have died from AIDS. (Pozgar‚ 2012‚ p. 353 & 364) AIDS is a collection of specific‚ life-threatening‚ opportunistic infections

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  • Aids

    What is AIDS? Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (slowly-replicating retrovirus) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)‚ a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers to thrive (1). A virus is a piece of genetic material‚ RNA or DNA‚ surrounded by a protein coat. To replicate‚ a virus must infect a cell and direct its cellular machinery to produce new viruses. A virus cannot

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    AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a disease caused by a virus called HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). The illness alters the immune system‚ making people much more vulnerable to infections and diseases. This susceptibility worsens as the disease progresses. HIV is found in the body fluids of an infected person (semen and vaginal fluids‚ blood and breast milk). The virus is passed from one person to another through blood-to-blood and sexual contact

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  • Aids

    HIV/AIDS The world is plagued by the HIV infection which almost always comes before AIDS. If you are HIV positive‚ that doesn’t mean you have AIDS. Having AIDS usually means that you are HIV positive. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) basically breaks down your immune system until it can’t function properly anymore. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) never really kills anyone; instead it is a disease like pneumonia or something like that‚ that the body cannot fight because its immune system

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  • Aids in Africa and International Aid

    [pic] “AIDS IN AFRICA AND INTERNATIONAL AID” Business’s Ethics Project Instructor: Zlat Milovanovic Date: January 03‚ 2011 Made by: Ana Stojanoska 2A1; ID 1719 [pic] INTRODUCTION: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).This condition progressively reduces the effectiveness of the immune system and leaves individuals susceptible

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  • AIDS

    syndrome (AIDS) is the final stage of HIV disease‚ which causes severe damage to immune system and numerous of dead all over the world. AIDS is the sixth leading cause of death among people ages 25 – 44 in the United States. Millions of people around the world are living with HIV/AIDS‚ including many children under age 15 (PubMed Health). In addition‚ AIDS ranks the first leading of death in Vietnam. More than 260000 people living with AIDS and an estimated 100 people become infected every day (AIDS in

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  • Hiv/Aids

    HIV/AIDS Kusumojati 1206289874 Rendy Yonas 1206289823 Kharriz Abiyasa 1006806066 For English Presentation on 20th dec 2012. 1 1. What is HIV/AIDS? Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a disease caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). AIDS is a major concern in almost every country in the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the cumulative number of AIDS cases in the world is up to 2.5 million persons. AIDS is the sixth leading cause of death among people

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  • The Spread of Aids

    Spread of AIDS Every day we read in newspapers that more people are getting a disease. But no a simple disease. Nowadays AIDS is one of the most lethal illness that every year kills thousands of people. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome‚ commonly referred to as AIDS‚ is a fatal disease as it attacks and destroy the immune system of the body. As per the reports of Indian Health Organization (IHO)‚ women and children are found to be more prone to the disease. The highest numbers of AIDS cases are

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  • HIV and AIDS

    Kristina Nguyen HIV and AIDS The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and the Auto Immune Deficiency Disease (AIDS) are one of the leading killers around the world. Statistics provided by the Joint United Nations Program approximate that over 33 million people have been infected with HIV and AIDS. Of those 33 million‚ 1.1 million of those carriers are in the United States and even more shockingly‚ a fifth of those carriers are unaware that they have been infected. The World Health Organization estimated

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