Neurological manifestations of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

J. H. McArthur, J. C. McArthur

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This article provides an overview of the range of neurological manifestations that have been described in association with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. The transmission of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and the precautions personnel must take when having contact with patients with AIDS are briefly reviewed. The nursing approach to the neurologically impaired victim of HIV infection is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)242-249
Number of pages8
JournalThe Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Medical–Surgical


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