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MD Consult: Books: Goldman: Cecil Medicine: SUGGESTED READINGS

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed.

Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier


Beyrer C.: HIV epidemiology update and transmission factors: Risks and risk contexts—16th International AIDS Conference epidemiology plenary.  Clin Infect Dis  2007; 44:981-987.An epidemiologic update

Centers for Disease Control (CDC): Revised recommendations for HIV testing of adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings.  MMWR  2006; 55(No. RR-14):HIV testing recommendations

Centers for Disease Control (CDC): The global HIV/AIDS pandemic, 2006.  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep  2006; 55:841-844.A global overview

Frieden TR, Das-Douglas M, Kellerman SE, et al: Applying public health principles to the HIV epidemic.  N Engl J Med  2005; 353:2397-2402.More effective epidemic control using proven strategies would save between 4 and 5.4 billion dollars per year

Goldie SJ, Yazdanpanah Y, Losina E, et al: Cost-effectiveness of HIV treatment in resource-poor settings—the case of Côte d’lvoire.  N Engl J Med  2006; 355:1141-1153.Use of antiretrovirals and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole prophylaxis is a cost-effective strategy

Piot P.: AIDS: From crisis management to sustained strategic response.  Lancet  2006; 368:526-530.A public health update

Sawires S, Dworkin S, Fiamma A, et al: Male circumcision and HIV/AIDS: Challenges and opportunites.  Lancet  2007; 369:708-713.Circumcision reduces the infection rate in men by about 50%

Simon V, Ho DD, Karim QA: HIV/AIDS epidemiology, pathogenesis, prevention, and treatment.  Lancet  2006; 368:489-504.A clinical update

  UNAIDS/WHO 2006 Global Report. Available at http://www.unaids.org/en/HIV_data/2006GlobalReport/default.asp. Report of the global burden.

  WHO/UNAIDS: Progress on scaling up access to HIV treatment in low and middle-income countries, June 2006. Available at http://www.who.int/hiv/toronto2006/FS_Treatment_en.pdf. A progress report.

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