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Nursing Pharmacology Chapter 36:  Anti-viral Agents

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Viral Structure and Life Cycle
Implication for Chemotherapeutic Intervention

Rotavirus (left) 5 fold axis symmetry; Helical viral nucleocapsid (right) (Myxo- paramyxo-viruses)

Linda M. Stannard, 1995, used with permission

Wang, F and Kieff, E., Medical Virology, In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1065-1066.

Wang, F and Kieff, E., Medical Virology, In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1066-1068. 

 

Safrin, S. and Chambers, H. F Antiviral Agents, in Basic and Clinical Pharmacology,(Katzung, B. G., ed) Appleton-Lange, 1998, p. 788-801.

Hayden, F.G., Antimicrobial Agents: Antiviral Agents, In Goodman and Gillman's The Pharmacologial Basis of Therapeutics,(Hardman, J.G, Limbird, L.E, Molinoff, P.B., Ruddon, R.W, and Gilman, A.G.,eds) TheMcGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.,1996, pp.1191-1217

Wang, F and Kieff, E., Medical Virology, In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1065-1072.

 

 

Clinical Manifestations and Pharmacological Management of HIV

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Opportunistic Viral Infections

Neoplastic Disease

 

Antiviral Therapy for HIV Infected Patients

Fauci, A.S. and Lane, H.C., Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders:. In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1818-1852

 

Opportunistic Infection and Treatment 

(Check other materials for more current information)

Protozoal Infection

Toxoplasmosis

Protozoal Diarrhea

Fauci, A.S. and Lane, H.C., Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders:. In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1818-1852

Bacterial Infections

 

Mycobacterial Infections

Drugs to Treat Mycobacterial Infections

Fauci, A.S. and Lane, H.C., Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders:. In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1831-1835.

Tuberculosis

 

 

Fungal Infections in HIV

Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia

Candidiasis

Cryptococcosis

Histoplasmosis

Opportunistic Viral Infections

 

 

Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

Varicella-Zoster Virus

 

Epstein-Barr Virus Infection

Other Herpes Viral Infections in Humans

Fauci, A.S. and Lane, H.C., Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders:. In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., andBraunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1831-1837.

 

Neoplasms in HIV

Introduction

Fauci, A.S. and Lane, H.C., Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders:. In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., andBraunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1837-1840.

Antiviral Treatment Strategies

 

Prophylaxis Against Secondary Infection

Fauci, A.S. and Lane, H.C., Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders:. In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., andBraunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1845-1854

 

Antiviral Therapy for HIV Infected Patients

(MMWR 1998: 47 RR-3: 38-78)
From The Johns Hopkins Report,based on the recommendation of the Department of Health and Human Services/Kaiser Family Foundation as of April 1998] Updated information (http://www,hivatis.org and http://www.cdc.gov); Updated: "Drugs for HIV Infection", The Medical Letter, volume 42 (issue 1069), Jan. 10, 2000--check for more current information in this rapidly changing area:

Antiretroviral Treatment

Indication for Antiviral Treatment

Treatment Protocol (January, 2000)--check CDC for more current information

Drugs of choice for Adult HIV infection:

"Drugs for HIV Infection", The Medical Letter, volume 42 (issue 1069), Jan. 10, 2000, Published by The Medical Letter, Inc., 1000 Main Street, New Rochelle, New York, 10801; Fauci, A.S. and Lane, H.C., Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders:. In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1818-1852

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