Infections of the Central Nervous System (3rd Revised edition)

Infections of the Central Nervous System (3rd Revised edition)

By: Christina M. Marra (editor), W. Michael Scheld (editor), Richard J. Whitley (editor)Hardback

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The "gold standard" clinical reference on central nervous system infections is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Third Edition. More than 70 leading experts provide comprehensive, current information on all infections--both neural-specific and systemic--that involve the central nervous system. This edition includes new information on botulinum toxin as a biological weapon and a therapeutic agent, neurologic effects of viruses causing hemorrhagic fevers, and infections that have recently become more prevalent or been found in new geographic locations. The updated coverage of therapeutics includes AIDS/HIV medications and other antiviral drugs, new antifungal medications, and vaccinations against Lyme disease and bacterial meningitis.

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Chapter 1. Approach to the Patient with Central Nervous System Infection Chapter 2. Cerebrospinal Fluid in Central Nervous System Infections Chapter 3. Imaging of Intracranial Infections Chapter 4. Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Viral Infections of the Central Nervous System Chapter 5. Viral Meningitis and Aseptic Meningitis Syndrome Chapter 6. Poliomyelitis, Polio Vaccines, and the Post-Poliomyelitis Syndrome Chapter 7. Measles and Rubella Chapter 8. Herpes Simplex Virus Chapter 9. Neurologic Manifestations of Varicella and Herpes Zoster Chapter 10. Cytomegalovirus Chapter 11. Epstein-Barr Virus Chapter 12. Human Herpesvirus-6 Chapter 13. B Virus Chapter 14. Arthropod-Borne Viral Encephalitides Chapter 15. Chapter 16. Rabies Chapter 17. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Chapter 18. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Chapter 19. Guillain-Barre Syndrom Chapter 20. Acute Viral Myelitis Chapter 21. Postinfectious Encephalomyelitis Chapter 22. Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Bacterial Infections Chapter 23. Acute Bacterial Meningitis Chapter 24. Rickettsioses, Ehrlichioses, and Q Fever Chapter 25. Tuberculosis Chapter 26. Infections Due to Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Chapter 27. Brain Abscess Chapter 28. Spinal Epidural Abscess Chapter 29. Subdural Empyema and Suppurative Intracranial Phlebitis Chapter 30. Complications of Infective Endocarditis Chapter 31. Iatrogenic Infections of the Central Nervous System Chapter 32. Whipple's Disease Chapter 33. Bartonella Infections, Including Cat-Scratch Disease Chapter 34. Mycoplasmal and Ureaplasmal Infections Chapter 35. Botulism Chapter 36. Tetanus Chapter 37. Syphilis Chapter 38. Lyme Disease and Relapsing Fever Chapter 39. Fungal Meningitis Chapter 40. Space-Occupying Fungal Lesions Chapter 41. Cerebral Malaria Chapter 42. Toxoplasmosis Chapter 43. Trypanosomiasis Chapter 44. Free-Living and Parasitic Amebic Infections Chapter 45. Helminthic Infections Chapter 46. Chronic Meningitis Syndrome and Meningitis of Noninfective or Uncertain Etiology Chapter 47. Surgical Management of Central Nervous System Infections Chapter 48. Critical Care of Central Nervous System Infections Chapter 49. Vaccines for Viral Diseases with Significant Central Nervous System Manifestations Chapter 50. Vaccines Against Bacterial Meningitis

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  • publication date: 01/03/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780781743273
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 960
  • ID: 9780781743273
  • weight: 2891
  • ISBN10: 0781743273
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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