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Long-term treatment of AIDS and AIDS-related Complex (ARC with an alternating weekly regimen of AZT and 2", 3"-Dideoxycytidine (ddC)
by National Cancer Institute, Office of Cancer Communications in [Bethesda, Md.?]
Written in English
|Other titles||Long term treatment of AIDS and AIDS-related complex (ARC)|
|Statement||Robert Yarchoan ... [et al.].|
|Series||Update, Update (Bethesda, Md.)|
|Contributions||Yarchoan, Robert., National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Office of Cancer Communications.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||4 p. ;|
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The development of oral thrush during HIV infection is an indicator of transformation from AIDS-related complex (ARC) to full-blown AIDS. The infection usually persists for months and only temporarily responds to antifungal treatment.
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Cancers elsewhere in the body are treated with. Sources: 3rd Edition - Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms (For complete Text contact HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service HIV) and Florida Bureau of HIV/AIDS manual ( (Phil R. 4/12/99). A diagnosis of HIV and/or AIDS introduces an individual to the prospect of increasing ill health in the context of an unpredictable disease progression, together with much uncertainty and anxiety about the effects of treatment, the long-term impact of antiretroviral therapy and the reactions of friends, family and colleagues.
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AIDS not yet complicated by opportunistic infection).Fifteen patients received g/kg body. How are we to appreciate and comprehend what it has been like to live with HIV and AIDS-related illness over the past three decades or more.
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The toxicity of azidothymidine (AZT) in the treatment of patients with AIDS and AIDS-related complex. A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. N Engl J Med ;Stein et al. , also in this issue, consider what insights from the broader child development field are transferable to the study of children affected by HIV and AIDS, with a particular focus on.