From fate to tragedy: The changing meanings of life, death, and AIDS

Selwyn, Peter A.
December 1998
Annals of Internal Medicine;12/01/98, Vol. 129 Issue 11, p899
Academic Journal
Opinion. Examines the changes in the definition and practice of end-of-life care for patients afflicted with AIDS. Physician's role in the pre-highly active retroviral therapy (HAART) era; Medicalization of AIDS; Balance between curative and palliative care.


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