TITLE

Chapter 27: Revisiting the "Lazarus Syndrome."

AUTHOR(S)
Tucker, Mary; Willinger, Barbara I.; Rice, Alan
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
History of AIDS Social Work in Hospitals: A Daring Response to a;2003, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21701015

 

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