Awareness on World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day.  Learn more info at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/

Also check out our recent release:

HIV/AIDS Related Communication, Hearing, and Swallowing Disorders

by De Wet Swanepoel, PhD and Brenda Louw, PhD

http://www.pluralpublishing.com/publication_harchsd.htm

Disorders in communication, hearing, or swallowing are almost universally associated with HIV/AIDS, making this book an indispensable resource for health care professionals, including physicians, nurses, speech-language pathologists, and audiologists. It combines the accumulated experience and knowledge of a multidisciplinary group of internationally recognized authors. Information is structured for easy access with concise updates on the current understanding of communication, hearing, and swallowing disorders associated with HIV/AIDS and includes clinical strategies for identification, diagnosis, and intervention across all ages. It also incorporates novel chapters on aspects such as HIV/AIDS-associated balance disorders, clinical ethics, psychosocial impact, and infection control, making it the complete reference and clinical resource in the field.

Interview with Swanepoel

The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) recently interviewed Plural author De Wet Swanepoel, PhD.  The interview focuses on Dr. Swanepoel’s book: HIV/AIDS Related Communication, Hearing, and Swallowing Disorders, co-edited with Brenda Louw.   

Here’s what he has to say:

“That’s why we decided to gather the content in the book across multiple disciplines such as audiology, medicine, speech-language pathology, nursing, ethics and so on. The impact of HIV/AIDS is global with respect to the planet, and global with respect to the human body, too.”

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Just Released!

HIV/AIDS Related Communication, Hearing and Swallowing Disorders

edited by De Wet Swanepoel and Brenda Louw

Disorders in communication, hearing, or swallowing are almost universally associated with HIV/AIDS, making this book an indispensable resource for health care professionals, including physicians, nurses, speech-language pathologists, and audiologists. It combines the accumulated experience and knowledge of a multidisciplinary group of internationally recognized authors. Information is structured for easy access with concise updates on the current understanding of communication, hearing, and swallowing disorders associated with HIV/AIDS and includes clinical strategies for identification, diagnosis, and intervention across all ages. It also incorporates novel chapters on aspects such as HIV/AIDS-associated balance disorders, clinical ethics, psychosocial impact, and infection control, making it the complete reference and clinical resource in the field.

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