The Management of AIDS Patients

B. Gazzard
1986 Postgraduate medical journal  
BOOK REVIEWS 975 Most of the papers are on the short side, and some researchers will clearly prefer to consult the original articles published in scientific journals subject to the peer review process. Three of the nine sections of the book are less directly concerned with epidemiological aspects and concern aetiology and pathogenesis, choice of drug treatment and problems in compliance, and experience with various drug regimens. There is a sense of deja vu about some of these papers,
more » ... by the unfortunate fact that the contributions were made three years before publication of the key 1985 studies in hypertension by the MRC, EWPHE and IPPPSH. The cost-benefit ratio of this book is also not in its favour, especially with the availability of so much up to date information about hypertension in major scientific journals and in the sponsored published proceedings of learned societies.
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