Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered (Clinical Cases)

Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered (Clinical Cases)

By: Alexander Mackenzie (author), Hamish McKenzie (author), Abhijit Bal (author), Robert Laing (author), Pamela Molyneaux (author)Paperback

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Infectious Disease is a core topic within the clinical curriculum and students are expected to recognize, understand and know how to investigate and manage many infectious conditions. Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered leads students through a clinical approach to managing problems, with a question-answer approach developing the narrative. With self-assessment exercises using MCQs, EMQs and SAQs, Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered is perfect for medical students and junior doctors, infectious disease nurses, nursing students and nurse practitioners.

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Hamish McKenzie , Professor and Honorary Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Foresterhill Hospital, Aberdeen and Aberdeen Robert Laing , Consultant Physician in Infectious Disease and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Alexander McKenzie , Consultant Physician in Infection Disease and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Pamela Molyneaux , Consultant Virologist and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Abhjit Bal , SpR in Medical Microbiology and Honorary Clinical Lecturer


Preface. Acknowledgements. How to use this book. Part 1 Basics. Laboratory diagnosis of infection. Antimicrobial chemotherapy. Infection and immunity. Approach to the patient. Part 2 Cases. Case 1 A 68-year-old woman with bloody diarrhoea. Case 2 A 73-year-old man who has been feeling generally unwell for 2 weeks. Case 3 A 36-year-old man with hospital-acquired pneumonia. Case 4 A 26-year-old male with jaundice. Case 5 A 28-year-old female student with severe headache and drowsiness. Case 6 A 30-year-old female with a vesicular skin rash. Case 7 A 37-year-old man with fever and pleuritic pain. Case 8 A 14-year-old school girl with a rash. Case 9 A 68-year-old woman with fever and muscle pains. Case 10 A 35-year-old teacher with fever and chills on return from Malawi. Case 11 A 32-year-old man with night sweats and fatigue. Case 12 A 41-year-old male with a red, hot and swollen left lower leg. Case 13 An 18-year-old female student with vaginal discharge. Case 14 An outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting on an orthopaedic ward. Case 15 An antenatal visit. Case 16 Headache in a 35-year-old South African woman. Case 17 A 64-year-old man with fever and rigors. Case 18 A 42-year-man with fever, cough and myalgia. Case 19 A 75-year-old man with a sore hip. Case 20 A 24-year-old man with acute myelogenous leukaemia who has developed a fever. Case 21 A 53-year-old man with fever, severe back pain and abdominal pain. Case 22 A 20-year-old female student with a rash, fever, myalgia and diarrhoea. Case 23 A 54-year-old man with a cough and night sweats. Case 24 A 15-year-old boy with fever and a sore throat. Part 3 Self-assessment. MCQs. EMQs. SAQs. Answers. Index of cases by diagnosis or organism. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/08/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781405168915
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9781405168915
  • weight: 424
  • ISBN10: 1405168919

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