Nursing people with AIDS



By 1992, it is likely that 30 000 people in the UK will have been diagnosed as suffering from acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and, of these, 17 000 will have died (Cox, 1988). In the USA, the picture is even more disconcerting with projections suggesting that 270 000 people will have been diagnosed and 170 000 will require hospitalisation and health care (Watcher, 1986, pp. 177–88).


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© Ruth Chadwick & Win Tadd 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Applied Ethics Philosophy SectionUniversity of Wales College of CardiffUK
  2. 2.Gwent Health AuthorityUK

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