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STDs in the United States : a reference handbook

Author: David E Newton
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2018]
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"STDs in the United States: a reference handbook provides extensive background on the diagnosis, treatment, consequences, and public understanding of STDs. It also makes available to readers a host of tools and resources with which they can expand that understanding by carrying out additional research on the topic"--Https://books.google.com.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Newton, David E.
STDs in the United States.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
(DLC) 2017048344
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Newton
ISBN: 9781440858574 1440858578
OCLC Number: 1005359116
Description: xv, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Background and history : --
Sexual Diseases --
History of STIs in the Ancient World: Mesopotamia; Greece and Rome; The Middle Ages --
The Appearance of Syphilis --
Treatments for STIs in History --
STIs: What and How?: Theories of Miasma; Cell Theory to Germ Theory; The Discovery of Causative Agents for STIs --
The Viral Infections: Herpes; Hepatitis; Human Papillomavirus; Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Diagnosis and Treatment; Vaccines; Conclusion; References --
2. Problems, Controversies, and Solutions: --
"Cautious Exuberance" to "Troubled Concern." --
The Battle against Gonorrhea --
Syphilis: A Disheartening State of Affairs --
A New Kind of Challenge: Chlamydia --
A Harbinger of Cancer: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease --
HIV: An Epidemic under Control? --
Vaccine Successes: Hepatitis --
The Silent Epidemic: Herpes --
Emerging Sexually Transmitted Diseases --
Conclusion --
References --
3. Perspectives : --
Introduction --
Syringe Access and HIV --
Expedited Partner Therapy and the Role It Can Play in Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections --
Using Public Transportation to Increase Awareness of Syphilis --
A New Era in the Stirrups --
Stigma and STIs --
Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Missed Opportunity for Prevention --
Economic Coverage of HPV Vaccination --
HIV and Condom Negotiation --
4. Profiles: Introduction --
Advocates for Youth --
American Sexual Health Association --
American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association --
amfAR: The Foundation for AIDS Research --
Baruch S. Blumberg (1925-2011) --
John C. Cutler (1915-2003) --
Division of STD Prevention --
Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915) --
Ian Frazer (1953- ) --
Gay Men's Health Crisis --
Ludwig Halberstädter (1876-1949) --
Hippocrates (ca. 460 BCE to ca. 370 BCE) --
International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research --
International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections --
Larry Kramer (1935- ) --
Luc Montagnier (1932- ) --
National Coalition of STD Directors --
National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers --
Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser (1855-1916) --
Hideyo Noguchi (1876-1928) --
Thomas J. Parran Jr. (1892-1968) --
Planned Parenthood --
Project Inform --
Philippe Ricord (1800-1889) --
Fritz Schaudinn (1871-1906) --
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States --
Stanislaus Josef Mathias von Prowazek (1875-1915) --
5. Data and Documents : Introduction --
Data: Table 5.1. Incidence of Certain STIs in the United States, 1941-2015; Table 5.2. Cases of Chlamydia in the United States, by Age and Sex, 2015; Table 5.3. Cases of Gonorrhea in the United States, by Age and Sex, 2015; Table 5.4. Cases of Primary and Secondary Syphilis in the United States, by Age and Sex, 2015; Table 5.5. States with Highest and Lowest Rates of Certain STIs, 2015; Table 5.6. HIV Infection Statistics, United States, 2015; Table 5.7. Prevalence of Any Genital HPV among Adults Aged 18-59 --
Documents : --
BN v. KK (1988) --
GL v. ML (1988) --
Doe v. Roe (1990) --
United States v. Staff Sergeant Adolphus A. Young (2016) --
Sexually transmitted disease surveillance 2015 --
National Overview of Sexually transmitted diseases 2015 --
Federal legislation (as of 2017): Payment of cost of testing for sexually transmitted diseases (1994); Sexually transmitted diseases; Prevention and control projects and programs (2017) --
State laws (as of 2017): Reportable disease; Confidentiality; STI education; Partner notification; Testing of prisoners; Anyone convicted (or accused) of a sexual assault; Reasonable cause; Quarantine; Human Papillomavirus vaccine --
Resources --
Chronology.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: David E. Newton.

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