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Nursing care plan Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome aids

I. Pathophysiology a. End result of infection with a retrovirus—the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) b. Progression from HIV infection to AIDS is highly variable: It may take weeks to years, with median rate of 9 to 11 years after infection … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan HIV positive client

I. Pathophysiology a. Infection by a subgroup of retroviruses with a high affinity for CD4 T-lymphocytes and monocytes, with viral DNA incorporating itself into host DNA (Dubin, 2008) b. Following successful transmission of HIV, the course of subsequent infection is … Continue reading

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