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HIV/AIDS and Care of the Teeth and Gums

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Summary

This chapter was written for dental workers in developing countries. It includes a discussion of HIV/AIDS basics, instructions on how to examine the mouth for signs of AIDS, a brief discussion of dental care for HIV-positive individuals, and recommendations for treating common mouth infections caused by HIV/AIDS.

Publisher: Hesperian Foundation
Language: English
Format: PDF
Regions: Global, United States of America
Audiences: Community Health Workers/Volunteer Caregivers, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Workers
Literacy level: Medium
Topic Areas: Opportunistic Infections & Associated Conditions, Complications of HIV in Children
Resource Type: Manuals