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Nursing Ethics by Nisha Clement

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Chapter 29

Ethical and Legal Issues in Aids (HIV)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  1. Definition, concept and ethical dimension of HIV/AIDS
  2. Psychosocial issues among HIV/AIDS patients
  3. Psychosocial approaches of nurses in HIV/AIDS patients
  4. Legal and ethical issues in HIV/AIDS patients
  5. Different roles of nurses in protecting HIV/AIDS patients
  6. HIV/AIDS issues in different age groups
  7. Specific role of nurses in the care of HIV/AIDS patients
29.1 INTRODUCTION

One of the ever last dreadful, communicable, and sexually transmitted diseases is human immune deficiency virus. There are many other diseases which enter in the form of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) such as bacterial—syphilis, gonorrhea, virus and human papilloma virus, above all the most devastating ...

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