Evolution in the body of HIV nursing knowledge

Jeffrey T. Huber, Mary L. Gillaspy, Sarah C. Fogel

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The role nurses occupy in the care of the HIV/AIDS affected has evolved over time. This evolution is exhibited in the body of nursing knowledge and is recorded in the published literature. The purpose of this study was to describe landmarks in the evolution of nursing’s involvement in the provision of care to HIV/AIDS patients and to examine the body of nursing knowledge relative to HIV/AIDS, employing bibliometric analytic techniques. It was expected that the literature would grow in both breadth and depth concurrent with nursing’s increased role in caring for those infected, or at risk for infection, with HIV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-45
Number of pages15
JournalMedical Reference Services Quarterly
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000


  • AIDS
  • Bibliometric analysis
  • HIV
  • Nursing knowledge
  • Nursing literature

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Informatics
  • Library and Information Sciences


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