AIDS: Lessons from the last decade and prospects for the future

Sharma, Pramod K.; Tami, Thomas A.
May 1995
ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;May95, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p329
Academic Journal
Presents an overview of the impact of AIDS and HIV infections in the practice of medicine and otolaryngology. Evolution of the HIV pandemic; Modes of transmission; Medical management of HIV infections; Preventive measures.


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