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The Oral Manifestations of AIDS

The Oral Manifestations of AIDS The Oral Manifestations of AIDS By Cathy Sears Early Signs and Diagnosis Antibodies to HIV to 12 weeks seven the weekend when the with thousands of names stitched on it, stretched across the Great Lawn in Washington, D.C., more than 30,000 dentists were struggling to come to grips with the many oral manifestations of AIDS at the 1988 American Dental Association conference. At the first all-day symposium ever held on HIV at an ADA conference, a panel of ten internationally recognized experts on AIDS led a discussion on the many varieties of oral lesions, latest treatments, the role of transmission, and the ethics of treating an HIV-infected patient. The panelists included the researchers who first identified some of the oral lesions, the director of WHO's AIDS program, and leading pioneers in AIDS dental research. The reasons for the symposium were dictated by a variety of factors: the oral manifestations of HIV infection and AIDS have expanded from thrush (first detected in 1981) to a much more extensive variety of oral lesions; their unique behaviors and response to treatment require new therapies. Finally, AIDS education for dental professionals is sadly lacking, say health care experts, as are the numbers http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AIDS Patient Care Mary Ann Liebert

The Oral Manifestations of AIDS

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 3 (4) – Aug 1, 1989

The Oral Manifestations of AIDS

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 3 (4) – Aug 1, 1989

Abstract

The Oral Manifestations of AIDS By Cathy Sears Early Signs and Diagnosis Antibodies to HIV to 12 weeks seven the weekend when the with thousands of names stitched on it, stretched across the Great Lawn in Washington, D.C., more than 30,000 dentists were struggling to come to grips with the many oral manifestations of AIDS at the 1988 American Dental Association conference. At the first all-day symposium ever held on HIV at an ADA conference, a panel of ten internationally recognized experts on AIDS led a discussion on the many varieties of oral lesions, latest treatments, the role of transmission, and the ethics of treating an HIV-infected patient. The panelists included the researchers who first identified some of the oral lesions, the director of WHO's AIDS program, and leading pioneers in AIDS dental research. The reasons for the symposium were dictated by a variety of factors: the oral manifestations of HIV infection and AIDS have expanded from thrush (first detected in 1981) to a much more extensive variety of oral lesions; their unique behaviors and response to treatment require new therapies. Finally, AIDS education for dental professionals is sadly lacking, say health care experts, as are the numbers

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Mary Ann Liebert
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Copyright 1989 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
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0893-5068
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1557-7449
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10.1089/apc.1989.3.8
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Abstract

The Oral Manifestations of AIDS By Cathy Sears Early Signs and Diagnosis Antibodies to HIV to 12 weeks seven the weekend when the with thousands of names stitched on it, stretched across the Great Lawn in Washington, D.C., more than 30,000 dentists were struggling to come to grips with the many oral manifestations of AIDS at the 1988 American Dental Association conference. At the first all-day symposium ever held on HIV at an ADA conference, a panel of ten internationally recognized experts on AIDS led a discussion on the many varieties of oral lesions, latest treatments, the role of transmission, and the ethics of treating an HIV-infected patient. The panelists included the researchers who first identified some of the oral lesions, the director of WHO's AIDS program, and leading pioneers in AIDS dental research. The reasons for the symposium were dictated by a variety of factors: the oral manifestations of HIV infection and AIDS have expanded from thrush (first detected in 1981) to a much more extensive variety of oral lesions; their unique behaviors and response to treatment require new therapies. Finally, AIDS education for dental professionals is sadly lacking, say health care experts, as are the numbers

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AIDS Patient CareMary Ann Liebert

Published: Aug 1, 1989

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