TITLE

AIDS and the Elderly

AUTHOR(S)
Chiao, Elizabeth Y.; Ries, Kristen M.; Sande, Merle A.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/1/1999, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p740
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reviews literature concerning the changing epidemiology of AIDS among elderly in the United States. Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention before 1989; Morbidity and mortality; Treatment and prevention.
ACCESSION #
5142016

 

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