The Infectious Diseases Manual (2nd Edition)

The Infectious Diseases Manual (2nd Edition)

By: Mark Farrington (author), David Wilks (author), David Rubenstein (author)Paperback

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The Infectious Diseases Manual is a concise and up-to-date guide to infectious diseases, medical microbiology and antibiotic prescribing "I have no hesitation in recommending this book to practitioners of all grades." Journal of Hospital Infection ".....a valuable companion.......should not be missing in any medical library." Infection "...... an excellent and extremely portable reference text..." Journal of Medical Microbiology WHY BUY THIS BOOK? Invaluable source of reference for day-to-day clinical use Integrated information about clinical infectious diseases, microbiology and antibiotic prescribing Clear and systematic layout using a standard format for each section allowing rapid access to key information


Section I: Introduction. 1. Introduction. Section II: Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2. Upper respiratory tract infections. 3. Lower respiratory tract infections. 4. Mycobacteria and mycobacterial infections. 5. Cardiac infections. 6. Gastrointestinal infections. 7. Hepatitis. 8. Urinary tract infection (UTI). 9. Gynecological and obstetric infections,. 10. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). 11. CNS infections. 12. Eye infections. 13. Skin infections. 14. Bone and joint infections. 15. Paediatric infections. 16. Human immune deficiency virus (HIV). 17. Infections in the immunocompromised host. 18. Fever. 19. Septic Shock. Section III: Tropical and Travel Medicine. 20. Pre-travel advice. 21. Tropical medicine and the returning traveler. 22. Protozoa. 23. Helminths. Section IV: Microbiology. 24. Staphylococci. 25. Streptococci and their relatives. 26. Aerobic Gram-positive rods. 27. Coliforms (syn. enterobacteria, Enterobacteriaceae). 28. Vibrios. 29. Campylobacters. 30. Pseudomonads. 31. Fastidious Gram-negative organism. 32. Anaerobes. 33. Spirochaetes. 34. Mycoplasmas, Chlamydias and rickettsias. 35. Virology. 36. Fungi. Section V: Antibiotic Therapy. 37. Antibiotics: Theory, usage and abuse. 38. Antibiotics: Classification and dosing guidelines. Appendix 1: Bioterrorism agents. Appendix 2: Immunization schedule. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780632064175
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 440
  • ID: 9780632064175
  • weight: 820
  • ISBN10: 063206417X
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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