HIV In Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2nd Edition

HIV In Pregnancy and Childbirth

2nd Edition

By Jane Kennedy, MSc BSc RGN RM, Midwife and HIV Counsellor, St Thomas' Hospital, King's Healthcare Trust, London, UK.

1 The Virus

2 Global epidemiology

3 The course of HIV disease

4 Transmission of HIV to mother and child

5 Laboratory testing for HIV infection

6 Testing for HIV infection for the childbearing woman

7 Care during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period

8 Care of the infant

9 Health care workers and HIV infection

10 Personal perspectives