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Nursing Guide: Special Topics in Nursing

Aids and HIV

AIDSLINE through PubMed (1980- )
A subset of PubMed, AIDSLINE includes citations to the literature covering research, clinical aspects and health policy issues related to AIDS/HIV.
California Department of Public Health. Office of AIDS (https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DOA/Pages/OAmain.aspx)
Much information on AIDS in California, including legislation, statistics, epidemiology, prevention, testing, treatment, etc.
CDC- HIV/AIDS (http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/)
From the Centers for Disease Control, this website has much information on prevention and control of HIV/AIDS. Includes Downloadable Slide Sets, an Index of HIV/AIDS related Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (1981-Present)Research, and much more.
HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base (https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/international-programs/about/hiv.html)
Information on the AIDS pandemic and on the HIV seroprevalence (infection) in population groups in developing countries is only available in widely scattered small-scale surveys. The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base was developed and is maintained by the International Programs Center (IPC), Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census, with funds from the U.S. Agency for International Development. It is a compilation of information from those studies appearing in the medical and scientific literature, presented at international conferences, and appearing in the press.
JAMA & Archives HIV/AIDS Collection (http://pubs.ama-assn.org/cgi/collection/hiv_aids)
The Journal of the American Medical Association maintains this easy-to-use, peer-reviewed collection of resources on HIV/AIDS.
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource (http://www.thebody.com/index.shtml)
The Body's mission is to: 1. Use the Web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians; 2. Demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment; 3. Improve patients' quality of life;  4. Foster community through human connection. 
UNAIDS The Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (http://www.unaids.org/)
UNAIDS mission is stated this way: "As the main advocate for global action on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS leads, strengthens and supports an expanded response aimed at preventing the transmission of HIV, providing care and support, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviating the impact of the epidemic."

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