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Title: Ethical issues and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Austin Authors: Judd, F K;Biggs, B A;Burrows, Graham D
Affiliation: University of Melbourne, Department of Psychiatry, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria.
Issue Date: 1-Dec-1989
Publication information: The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry; 23(4): 523-8
Abstract: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has received much publicity and medical attention. Interest has focused on education, epidemiology, treatment and prevention of the syndrome. This paper raises other issues for consideration, including problems associated with HIV testing, confidentiality, informed consent and the dilemmas facing those involved in the treatment of patients suffering from HIV infection.
Gov't Doc #: 2610652
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Health Care and Public Health
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.psychology.therapy
Confidentiality.legislation & jurisprudence
Ethics, Medical
HIV Antibodies.analysis
Informed Consent
Patient Advocacy
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