Infections in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Textbook and Atlas

Infections in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Textbook and Atlas

By: Eiko Petersen (author)Hardback

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With its stunning array of photographs, figures, and histopathological images, this unique volume is the most comprehensive guide available to the subtleties and complexities of infections in gynecology. Drawing on the author's expertise as both a physician and a researcher, the book's many special features include: A state-of-the-art overview of all relevant pathogens, their significance and their effects on the immune system, as well as their detection in the laboratoryExtensive coverage of all gynecologic infections: infections during pregnancy, peripartal and puerperal infections, breast inflammation, sexually transmitted infections, helminthic infections, self-induced infections, and moreDetailed discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infections, with flow charts, tables, and essential information on vaccinations and drug interactionsAn innovative structure designed to help the reader locate and remember key points and conceptsTimely and indispensable, Infections in Gynecology encourages interdisciplinary interaction throughout, making it ideal for day-to-day use in the clinic and the classroom.

About Author

Professor, Head of Section of Gynecology and Infectious Diseases, Gynecological Hospital of University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany


I General Section 1 Pathogens 2 Defense Systems 3 Detection of Pathogens 4 Antiinfectives (Antibacterials, Virostatics, Antimycotics, Antiparasitics, Antiseptics, Immunoglobulins) 5 Signs of Infection 6 Diagnosis of Infections During the Gynecological Examination II Special Section 7 Gynecologic Infections 8 Infections During Pregnancy 9 Peripartal and Puerperal Infections 10 Inflammation of the Breast 11 Sexually Transmitted Infections 12 Helmithic Infections 13 Infections of Other Body Region 14 Self-induced Infections 15 Prevention of Infections 16 Obligation of Notification

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783131398116
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9783131398116
  • weight: 1036
  • ISBN10: 3131398116

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