Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fifth Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible, and authoritative guide to the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Leading experts present realistic clinical approaches to infectious disease problems seen in hospital and outpatient settings and offer up-to-the-minute advice on antimicrobial use--including specific recommendations on dosages, routes of administration, and duration of therapy. Chapters are written in a user-friendly outline format that is ideal for quick reference.This edition includes complete information on new diseases, new antibiotics, and HIV antiviral agents.
Fever and Fever of Unknown Etiology . . . 1 Rayhan H. Hashmey and Norbert J. Roberts, Jr. Sepsis . . . 19 Nancy J. Dorman Neonatal Sepsis and Infections. . . . 67 George K. Siberry and Mark C. Steinhoff Skin and Soft Tissue Infections . . . 97 Fred A. Lopez and Charles V. Sanders Bone and Joint Infections . . . 127 Rathel L. Nolan and Stanley W. Chapman Central Nervous System Infections . . . 173 Allan R. Tunkel and W. Michael Scheld Eye Infections . . . 222 Marlene L. Durand Upper Respiratory Tract Infections. . . 251 Robert F. Betts Infectious Mononucleosis and Primary Epstein-Barr Virus Infection . . . 269 John W. Sixbey Influenza and Infections of the Trachea, Bronchi, and Bronchioles . . . 278 John J. Treanor and Caroline Breese Hall Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (Including Tuberculosis) . . . 295 Robert L. Penn and Robert F. Betts Cardiac Infections . . . 372 Deborah E. Sentochnik and Adolf W. Karchmer Gastrointestinal and Intraabdominal Infections . . . 403 Paul S. Graman and Robert F. Betts Hepatitis Viruses . . . 477 James R. Burton, Jr. and Thomas A. Shaw-Stiffel Genitourinary Tract Infections . . . 493 Thomas T. Ward and Stephen R. Jones Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Obstetric and Gynecologic Infections . . . 541 Eric R. Houpt and Michael F. Rein Infections Due to Fungi, Actinomyces, and Nocardia. . . . 588 Harold M. Henderson and Stanley W. Chapman Opportunistic Infections in HIV Disease . . . 649 Jin S. Suh and Kent A. Sepkowitz 19. . . . 27. Subject Index . . . 1159