volume 295, issue 6590, P104-106 1987
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.295.6590.104
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J Elliott

Abstract: At present we can offer neither an effective vaccine nor a cure to those Si<11|d& JilFJe ;1JX X suffering from the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); therefore excellent nursing is ofparamount importance. True nursing is~' concerned with "care" rather than "cure," beginning with education and following through to terminal care and the support ofthose left behind. It can take place in the community, in hospitals and clinics, in hospices, or at home. Clearly, several people may be concerned in the care …

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