Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient: An Illustrated Case-Based Approach

Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient: An Illustrated Case-Based Approach

By: Pranatharthi H. Chandrasekar (editor)Paperback

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Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient offers an illustrated, case-based matrix for treatment of infections across all types of immunosuppressed patients. As the challenges of managing these infections continues to evolve, this collection offers lucid, authoritative guidance to diagnosing and treating these infections effectively. Comprising 81 cases from leading experts across specialties, this collection offers a guide to both common and uncommon presentations of infections in: * Cancer patients * Solid-organ transplant recipients * Stem-cell recipients * Patients on immunosuppressive drugs * Patients with other immunosuppressive conditions Supplemented with rich color illustrations and insights from more than 100 experts, Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient is the new benchmark reference work for treatment of these difficult cases.

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About Author

Pranatharthi H. Chandrasekar, MD, is Professor of Internal Medicine at Wayne State University. His major professional interest is management of infections in the immunocompromised host.

Contents

Preface ; Section 1: Infections in Cancer Patients ; Section Editor ; Alison G. Freifeld ; Introduction to Section One ; Alison G. Freifeld ; Case 1.1: Leg Edema Woes ; Edwin C. Pereira ; Case 1.2: Doctor, I'm Sick Again and Again ; Patrick Tang and R. Gregory Bociek ; Case 1.3: What's Lurking Beyond the Barricade? ; Allison L. Nazinitsky and Steven J. Lawrence ; Case 1.4: Alimentary Antimicrobial Apocalypse ; Kate Mullane ; Case 1.5: Not Appendicitis in a Neutropenic Host ; Kari Neemann ; Case 1.6: Lung Lesions, Skin Lesions, Brain Lesions...Oh My ; Patrick Tang and R. Gregory Bociek ; Case 1.7: Lung Mass in a Neutropenic Patient with Leukemia: Beyond Aspergillosis ; Michael J. Satlin, Stephen Castro, and Thomas J. Walsh ; Case 1.8: When An Uncommon Atypical Bacillus Goes Mainstream ; Jackrapong Bruminhent, Nancy L. Wengenack, and Raymund R. Razonable ; Case 1.9: What's Wrong With My Right Side, Doc? ; Susan Seo ; Case 1.10: A Budding Headache in a Patient With Hematological Malignancy ; Samantha E. Jacobs, Rosemary Soave, Audrey N. Schuetz, and Thomas J. Walsh ; Case 1.11: Shocking Revenge of the Weak Gram Positive Cocci ; Elena Beam ; Raymund R. Razonable ; Case 1.12: Upper Respiratory Symptoms During Febrile Neutropenia ; Michael G. Ison ; Case 1.13: Multiple Skin Lesions in a Neutropenic Patient with Leukemia: Connecting the Dots ; Matthew McCarthy, Audrey N. Schuetz, and Thomas J. Walsh ; Case 1.14: The New "Red Tide": Multidrug Resistant Gram-Negative Infections in the Compromised Host ; Rahul Sampath, Raymund R. Razonable, and Shawn Vasoo ; Case 1.15: Cough and Dyspnea in a Sarcoma Patient: Appetite for Infection ; David Crockett and Nicole Shonka ; Case 1.16: Breaking Bad: Breakthrough Fungemia ; Jamie S. Green ; Case 1.17: Painful Sores All Over My Body ; Kailash Mosalpuria and Sara Bares ; Case 1.18: Wounds in Cancer Patients: Watch for the Drugs! ; Pavan Kumar Tandra and Nicole Shonka ; Case 1.19: The Dangers of Dirt: Pulmonary Infiltrates and Skin Ulcers in a Farmer ; Paul J. Deziel and Raymund R. Razonable ; Case 1.20: A Red Hot Mess ; Robbe Peetz and Alison G. Freifeld ; Section 2: Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients ; Section Editors ; Ajit P. Limaye and Lynne Strasfeld ; Introduction to Section Two ; Ajit P. Limaye and Lynne Strasfeld ; Case 2.1: Breathless in Seattle ; Erika D. Lease ; Case 2.2: Red Snapper Cough ; Robert M. Rakita ; Case 2.3: Spots on the Lung ; Joshua A. Hill ; Case 2.4: Spots on the Brain ; Elizabeth Ann Misch ; Case 2.5: A Purplish Skin Lump ; Christine M. Durand and Kieren Marr ; Case 2.6: To Accept or Not to Accept ; Ignacio A. Echenique and Michael G. Ison ; Case 2.7: Fuzzy Vision and Balance Problems ; Yuki Aoyagi and Richard A. Zuckerman ; Case 2.8: More Than a Green Thumb ; Jasmin Chaudhary ; Case 2.9: Oh My Aching Head ; Graeme N Forrest ; Case 2.10: It's That Time of Year Again ; Morgan Hakki ; Case 2.11: How Low did the Hemoglobin Go? ; Morgan Hakki ; Case 2.12: The "Achilles' Heel" of Liver Transplantation ; Janice Jou and Christopher D. Pfeiffer ; Case 2.13: The Troll of Transplantation Rears its Head ; Katie A. Sharff ; Case 2.14: Sometimes it's the Drug, Rather Than the Bug ; Lynne Strasfeld ; Case 2.15: While the T cells Were Sleeping ; Lynne Strasfeld ; Case 2.16: An Ounce of Prevention ; Jason Van Winkle ; Case 2.17: Cruise Ship Souvenir ; Robert M. Rakita ; Section 3: Infections in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Recipients ; Section Editor ; John R. Wingard ; Introduction to Section Three ; John R. Winegard ; Case 3.1: A Bad Case of the Trots: Diarrhea Early in the Course of Transplantation ; Jack Hsu ; Case 3.2: An Unexpected Trouble ; Maxim Norkin ; Case 3.3: A Swollen Eye ; John R. Wingard ; Case 3.4: Breathless in the Transplant Unit ; John R. Wingard ; Case 3.5: Learning from our Failures: Stubborn Aspergillosis That Does Not Get Better ; John R. Wingard ; Case 3.6: Mr. Sniffles Strikes Again ; Gaurav Trikha ; Case 3.7: Mucormycosis: An Uncommon But Deadly Foe ; Maxim Norkin ; Case 3.8: Something's in the Air ; Gaurav Trikha ; Case 3.9: Take My Breath Away ; Gaurav Trikha ; Case 3.10: Unfinished Business: Prior Aspergillosis ; John R. Wingard ; Case 3.11: When the Levee Breaks ; Maxim Norkin ; Case 3.12: A Bump in the Night ; Jack Hsu ; Case 3.13: A Really Bad Yeast Infection ; John R. Wingard ; Case 3.14: Proceed or Not to Proceed: Evaluation of the Transplant Candidate with Prior Hepatitis ; Jack Hsu ; Case 3.15: An All Too Common Abdominal Catastrophe in the Transplant Patient ; Gaurav Trikha ; Case 3.16: Female Troubles After Transplantation ; Jack Hsu ; Case 3.17: If at First you Do Not Succeed, Try, Try, Again ; John R. Wingard ; Case 3.18: An Enemy Awakened ; Maxim Norkin ; Case 3.19: A Heat Wave ; John R. Wingard ; Case 3.20: A Bellyache Seven Months After Transplant ; John R. Wingard ; Section 4: Infections in Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Drugs ; Section editor ; Emily A. Blumberg ; Introduction to Section Four ; Emily A. Blumberg ; Case 4.1: Consternation about Induration ; Ryan McConnell and Naasha J. Talati ; Case 4.2: Game of Cat and Mouse ; Ambar Haleem and Bryan Steussy ; Case 4.3: Beware the Fish Tank ; Dilek Ince ; Case 4.4: The Perils of Processed Foods ; Jessie Torgersen and Todd Barton ; Case 4.5: When the Dust Settles ; Jennifer M. Babik ; Case 4.6: A Tough Pill to Swallow ; Matthew Whitson and Vandana Khungar ; Case 4.7: A Construction Hazard ; Rachel Miller ; Case 4.8: The Dyspneic Diplomat ; Ige Abraham George and Glenn Eiger ; Case 4.9: Take One's Breath Away ; Dana D. Byrne, Misha Rosenbach and Keith Hamilton ; Case 4.10: Wielding a Double Edged Sword ; Charitha Gowda and Melissa A. Grilliot ; Case 4.11: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover ; Deborah Kahal and Faten Aberra ; Case 4.12: Hitting the Bull's eye: Target Lesions ; Rachel Gormley and Misha Rosenbach ; Case 4.13: Multiple Sclerosis Treatments: Friend and Foe ; David Holtzman and Amy Pruitt ; Case 4.14: "B" Prepared When Using Biologic Agents ; Charitha Gowda and Karen Krok ; Case 4.15: Can We Inject to Protect? ; Cristina Brickman ; Section 5: Infections in Patients with Immunosuppression Due to Miscellaneous Conditions ; Section Editors ; George J. Alangaden ; Prantharthi H. Chandrasekar ; Case 5.1: Why Won't My "Infection" Go Away? ; George J. Alangaden ; Case 5.2: Why Do I Have a Groin Lump? ; Priscilla Rupali ; Case 5.3: Driveline Infection, Pocket Infection or Endocarditis? ; George J. Alangaden ; Case 5.4: Delirium During Treatment for Pneumonia ; Murat Gonulalan ; Case 5.5: Construction of a Bone Marrow Transplant Unit ; George J. Alangaden ; Case 5.6: C. difficile Keeps Coming Back: Liver Transplant Recipient ; George J. Alangaden ; Case 5.7: Idiopathic CD4+ Lymphocytopenia: Dizziness and Headaches ; Ashish Bhargava ; Case 5.8: Confused: A Patient With Melanoma ; Maha Alhusseini, Deepak Garg, and Marwan Al-Hajeili ; Case 5.9: Infected Donor - What Do I Do? ; Ashish Bhargava ; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/02/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780199938568
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780199938568
  • weight: 880
  • ISBN10: 0199938563

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