© 1989

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Current Issues and Scientific Studies

  • Pascal James ImperatoJr

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Pascal James Imperato
      Pages 1-5
  3. Research Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Donald S. Burke, John F. Brundage, William Berner, Lytt I. Gardner, Robert R. Redfield, Jeffrey Gunzenhauser et al.
      Pages 9-11
    3. Ronald O. Valdiserri, David W. Lyter, Lawrence A. Kingsley, Laura C. Leviton, Janet W. Schofield, James Huggins et al.
      Pages 19-25
    4. Steven H. Foster, Robert C. Garrett, Henry M. Thomas III
      Pages 27-29
    5. Pascal James Imperato, Joseph G. Feldman, Kamran Nayeri, Jack A. DeHovitz
      Pages 30-34
    6. John Milberg, Pauline Thomas, Rand Stoneburner
      Pages 34-39
    7. John F. Brundage, Donald S. Burke, Lytt I. Gardner, Robert Visintine, Michael Peterson, Robert R. Redfield
      Pages 39-42
    8. Ronald Altman
      Pages 43-46
    9. Michael W. Ross, James A. Carson
      Pages 46-48
    10. Jonathan Howland, Diane Baker, Julie Johnson, James Scaramucci
      Pages 52-55
  4. Overviews

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Don C. Des Jarlais, Eric Wish, Samuel R. Friedman, Rand Stoneburner, Stanley R. Yancovitz, Donna Mildvan et al.
      Pages 59-62

About this book


When Pascal James Imperato, MD, assumed the edi­ • Exclusion by the New York State Departm~nt of Health of qualified laboratories from HIV testmg torship of the New York State Journal of Medicine in 198~, the acquired immunodeficiency syndro. me (AIDS) epI­ • Protection of health care workers • Responsibilities of physicians and other health care demic in the United States was already SIX years old. Dur­ ing the time of his editorship, two thematic issues of the workers Journal have been devoted to AIDS. In addition, a large • Public education number of original communications have been regularly • AIDS confidentiality published on the subje~t. This volume ?rings together The Symposium on AIDS in Washington, DC, had important articles published on AIDS m the Journal been so successful that the MSSNY, under the auspices of during 1987 and 1988. . . the task force and the Division of Governmental Affairs, In the early years of the epidemic the Medical Society of held two informational symposia for state senators and the State of New York (MSSNY) was aware that it had a assemblymen and their staffs in Albany, New York. Thes. e responsibility to both the professi?~ an~ the public to add were presented in February 1988 and. March. 1989. ,!,hIS its efforts to those already mobIlized m the attempt to effort has convinced the MSSNY that It has given legisla­ understand and control this tragic disease. Early on, the tors a better understanding of the overall AIDS problem.


AIDS AIDS prevention HIV HIV infection Public Health Virus epidemiology infection infections prevention

Editors and affiliations

  • Pascal James ImperatoJr
    • 1
  1. 1.The Medical Society of the State of New YorkLake SuccessUSA

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