Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases

Author: William F. Wright
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1936287919
Format: PDF
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This quick-reference handbook on clinical infectious diseases is intended for a broad medical audience. Written in outline format with 45 short focused chapters covering core infectious disease topics, the book provides a basic introduction to identifying and managing commonly encountered problems. Organized by system, each section begins with a general framework covering clinical presentation, laboratory and diagnostic evaluation, and empirical antibiotic therapy. Individual chapters within sections are devoted to particular problems and cover pathogenesis and risk factors, microbial causes, clinical manifestations, approach to the patient (history, examination, diagnostic studies), diagnostic criteria, and medical, antimicrobial, and surgical management.

Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases Second Edition

Author: William F. Wright, DO, MPH
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826127827
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Praise for the previous edition: “Approaches near perfection...This is an excellent introduction to infectious diseases by a group of authors who take a straightforward and bullet-point approach to thinking and talking about clinical issues...”—Doody’s Reviews Updated second edition of the concise but comprehensive handbook covering clinical infectious disease for students, residents, primary care medical providers, nurses, and PAs. Written in outline format with short, focused chapters, the book presents a systematic method for understanding basic mechanisms, establishing a diagnosis, and implementing appropriate treatment for commonly encountered problems. Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Second Edition begins with a general framework covering basics of clinical reasoning, antimicrobial agents and microbiology, and antimicrobial stewardship. Individual chapters devoted to the broad range of infectious diseases and topics are organized by body system and feature targeted presentation of pathogenesis and risk factors, microbial causes, clinical manifestations, patient work-up, diagnostic criteria, and medical, antimicrobial, and surgical management. The book also addresses important related topics including fever and neutropenia, approach to evaluating ectoparasite-related infections, infectious diseases approach to sepsis, travel medicine, and basics of infection control and hospital epidemiology. Designed for busy practitioners at any level looking to sharpen the clinical problem-solving skills required to provide the highest quality care to patients with infectious diseases. Key Features: Presents core clinical infectious disease topics in concise easy-to-read format Revised and updated to reflect recent developments in the field consistent with evidence-based literature and current clinical practice guidelines 6 new chapters on lyme disease, anorectal infections, travel medicine, dental infections, antimicrobial stewardship, and clinical reasoning and statistics Focus on the approach to evaluation and management of the patient Incorporates essential antimicrobial therapy information with adult, pediatric, and OB-GYN dosing considerations

Medizinische Mikrobiologie

Author: Ernest Jawetz
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662001551
Format: PDF, ePub
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Die Autoren haben beabsichtigt, diejenigen Gebiete der medizinischen Mikrobiologie kurz, exakt und in ihrem gegenwärtigen Stand darzustellen, die für die Infektionskrankheiten und ihre Chemotherapie von besonderer Bedeutung sind. Das Buch wendet sich in erster Linie an Medizinstudenten, außerdem an alle Ärzte in Krankenhaus und Praxis. Die Notwendigkeit für ein klares Verständnis der mlkrobiologischen Grundtatsachen ist in den letzten Jahren stärker geworden, da in Biochemie, Virologie und Chemotherapie so wie auf weiteren, die Medizin beeinflussenden Gebieten bedeutende Entwicklungen statt gefunden haben. Ein wesendicher Teil dieses Lehrbuches ist deswegen der Darstellung der Grundlagen gewidmet, wodurch sich das Buch auch für die Einführung des Studenten in den mikrobiologischen Kurs als brauchbar erweisen wird. Für die neue Auflage wurde ein Kapitel über Virus und Krebs neu geschrieben, und das Kapitel über antimikrobielle Chemotherapie wurde von Grund auf neu bearbeitet. Die Autoren freuen sich, bei dem Erscheinen der 7. amerikanischen Ausgabe von einer spanischen, deutschen, italienischen und griechischen Ausgabe, sowie von der Vorbereitung für eine serbokroatische Übersetzung berichten zu können. Die Autoren möchten nochmals allen danken, die ihnen bei der Bearbeitung dieser Auf lage behilflich waren, und die es ihnen durch ihre Kommentare und ihre Kritik ermöglicht haben, die in 2jährigen Abständen erscheinenden Revisionen dieses Buches auf dem neu esten Stand zu halten. ERNEsr JAWETZ JOSEPH L MELNICK San Frandsco, August 1966 EnWARD A AnELBERG III Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Kapitell Die ~lt der Mikroben 8 Kapitel 2 Cytologie der Bakterien Optische Methoden 8 9 Eukaryote Zellstrukturen Prokaryote Zellstrukturen . 12 14 Cytoplasmatische Strukturen. 27 Färbeverfahren .

Equine Infectious Diseases

Author: Debra C. Sellon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416024069
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Ideal for both practitioners and students, Equine Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition covers the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease in horses. Organized by infectious agent - viral, bacterial and rickettsial, protozoal, and fungal - it includes complete coverage of the individual diseases caused by each type of agent. A section on clinical problems offers effective treatment for conditions such as ocular infections, CNS infections, and skin infections. Preventing and controlling infectious disease outbreaks is addressed with information on epidemiology, biosecurity, antimicrobial therapy, and recognizing foreign equine diseases. Public health considerations presented in nearly every chapter discuss zoonotic disease potential and precautions, as well as other public health concerns. Appendix of infectious disease rule-outs for medical problems shows which symptoms may indicate specific infectious diseases with cross-references to the chapters in which they are discussed. Antimicrobial drug formulary appendix provides information on adjusting dosages on the basis of clinical and toxicologic data. Appendix for vaccination guidelines for horses in North America helps horse traders understand the necessary steps to avoid hefty fines and even license suspensions for non-compliance. The most up-to-date immunization recommendations for horses in North America, organized by foals/weanlings, yearlings, performance horses, pleasure horses, and broodmares. Easy access to references on PubMed links you to the original abstracts, with content updates to keep you aware of new infectious diseases and their impact on people and animals, as well as stunning downloadable images. Full-color photos and illustrations provide clear, accurate representations of clinical appearances of infectious diseases. NEW! The most up-to-date coverage of equine piroplasmosis reflects what experts have learned as more outbreaks of this tick-borne disease have occurred in the US. NEW! Content on EHV-1 keeps you current on the diagnosis and treatment of this potentially serious disease in horses. NEW! Information on how global climate changes are creating more diseases in horses keeps you alert to the possibilities of new and emerging diseases worldwide. NEW! Expanded coverage of biosecurity on farms and in veterinary practices helps you develop an effective biosecurity program and emphasizes how to isolate or eliminate the source of infectious agents. NEW! Additional clinical algorithms offer detailed prevention strategies in addition to diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines. NEW! New appendix of product and diagnostic test kit manufacturers on the companion website, gives you access to the most current products and advances available in equine medicine.

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Essentials for Practice 2nd Edition

Author: Samir S. Shah
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 9781259861536
Format: PDF, Docs
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The most practice-oriented guide to diagnosing and managing infectious diseases in children Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Essentials for Practice, Second Edition is filled with practical, clinically relevant guidance for successful infectious disease management. The care of the patient forms the core of this indispensable resource, which also provides perspectives on epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis that every pediatrician, pediatric hospitalist, and pediatric nurse practitioner needs to know. The book's high-yield coverage includes detailed, yet precise overviews of specific infections and their etiology, along with proven diagnostic and management strategies that readers can incorporate into their practice right away. FEATURES: •Tips that tell you what you must know--and do--at every stage of care •Diagnostic and treatment algorithms •Signs/Symptoms and Differential Diagnosis boxes •"When to Refer" boxes, which examine all the relevant clinical considerations •Diagnostic Tests--with a realistic emphasis on the right tests to order •Medical Treatment coverage that includes drugs, dosages, and administration in an easy-to-read tabular format •Convenient icons and a templated chapter design •Numerous clinical color photos and didactic diagrams •NEW! Clinical Pearls boxes accompany coverage of each infectious disease •Updated treatment guidelines and protocols from the CDC If you are in need of an up-to-date, clinically relevant guide to treating infectious diseases in pediatric patients, your search ends here.

Clinical Infectious Disease

Author: David Schlossberg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110703891X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A clinically oriented, user-friendly text on the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases for practising clinicians, students and residents.

Chronic Fatigue Fibromyalgia and Lyme Disease Second Edition

Author: Burton Goldberg
Publisher: Celestial Arts
ISBN: 0307808394
Format: PDF
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Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and Lyme disease can be permanently reversed using nontoxic alternative treatments. In this authoritative guide, more than 30 leading physicians explain their holistic diagnostic and treatment methods. Each chapter has been updated to reflect the latest research and therapeutic approaches to treating-and ultimately reversing-these debilitating conditions. Written by the authors of the acclaimed ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE: THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE (more than 600,000 copies sold), this book shows how to regain vitality, say goodbye to muscle pain, peak your immune system, and shake off depression with clinically proven therapies. The first edition sold more than 100,000 copies and is recognized as the leading alternative medicine guide to chronic fatigue. Contains new chapters on Lyme disease and holistic treatment options. Three million Americans suffer from chronic fatigue and an estimated three to six million suffer from fibromyalgia, 86 percent of whom are women. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Lange Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Flash Cards Second Edition

Author: Kenneth D. Somers
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071628797
Format: PDF, Kindle
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200 high-yield cards with a clinical vignette on every disease-specific card LANGE Flash Cards: Microbiology and Infectious Diseases are a quick, concise, and effective way to review the essential concepts of microbiology. These cards help you learn the medically important aspects of the subject and cover the basic and clinical aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and infectious diseases. One side of the card features a clinical vignette that is a mini-case study of the disease and the flip side presents the etiology and epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment and prevention of the disorder. Features A super-effective portable learning tool Covers major microbial diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites Teaches medical microbiology in the context of clinical cases Great for last minute exam preparation