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The Overlooked Epidemic: HIV in Older Adults

Whipple, Beverly RN, PhD, FAAN; Scura, Kathleen Walsh RN, MS, GNPC

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: February 1996 - Volume 96 - Issue 2 - p 23-28
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One in 10 persons with AIDS is 50 years of age or older. Yet nurses often fail to identify elders with HIV. Here's how to spot these patients and meet their special care needs.

Beverly Whipple is an associate professor and Kathleen Walsh Scura is an instructor at the College of Nursing at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, in Newark.

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