Chapter 27: Revisiting the "Lazarus Syndrome."

Tucker, Mary; Willinger, Barbara I.; Rice, Alan
November 2003
History of AIDS Social Work in Hospitals: A Daring Response to a;2003, p255
Book Chapter
Chapter 27 of the book "A History of AIDS Social Work in Hospitals: A Daring Response to an Epidemic" is presented. It recalls the use of the term Lazarus Syndrome as a reference to HIV/AIDS patients. It discusses the life issues, struggles and challenges faced by an HIV-positive person that resulted from improved medications and longer life expectancy. It provides information on the development of highly active antiretroviral therapy and the benefits it provide to HIV/AIDS patients.


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