Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

The Burden of Care- Health Care Dilemmas in the South African AIDS-pandemic [Paperback]

Our Price $ 60.16  
Retail Value $ 64.00  
You Save $ 3.84  
Item Number 218184  
Buy New $60.16
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for The Burden of Care- Health Care Dilemmas in the South African AIDS-pandemic by Dirk T. Hagemeister...

With the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Southern Africa maturing, more and more critically ill patients are in desperate need for therapy. The health care workers are often caught between the overwhelming demand for care and obstacles caused by a lack of funds, confusing political messages and cultural barriers. The author analyses the existing literature on dilemmas faced by health carers in HIV-care since the beginning of the epidemic in the early 1980s. Nine interviews with nurses and doctors at an HIV treatment facility in South Africa's North West Province suggest that the burden by the high work load and problems caused by culture and society are the main issues there. Whilst the hopelessness of the early years' hospice care was eased by the successes of the highly active antiretroviral treatment, health care workers now feel left alone by government and management when they face the apocalyptic scale of the pandemic. Bringing the difficult situation of the health care workers in Southern Africa into attention, this book is written for those involved in the struggle against HIV/AIDS: Doctors and nurses, hospital managers, health educators and political decisionmakers.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   104
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.61" Width: 6.69" Height: 0.22"
Weight:   0.39 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 24, 2007
Publisher   VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.
ISBN  383643198X  
ISBN13  9783836431989  

Availability  69 units.
Availability accurate as of May 29, 2017 05:41.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Dirk T. Hagemeister

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > General
2Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > Personal Health > General
3Books > Subjects > Medicine > Internal Medicine > General
4Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Medicine > Internal Medicine > General

Reviews - What do customers think about The Burden of Care- Health Care Dilemmas in the South African AIDS-pandemic?

Be the first to write a review about The Burden of Care- Health Care Dilemmas in the South African AIDS-pandemic

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding The Burden of Care- Health Care Dilemmas in the South African AIDS-pandemic

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy