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Author Wilks, David
Title The Infectious Diseases Manual
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2008
©2003
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (440 pages)
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Note Intro -- The Infectious Diseases Manual -- Contents -- 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 Gynaecological 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) infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) -- 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 traveller -- 22 Protozoa -- 23 Helminths -- Section IV: Microbiology -- Bacteria -- 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 organisms -- 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
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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wilks, David The Infectious Diseases Manual Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2008 9780632064175
Subject Communicable diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;Infection -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;Medical microbiology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Alt Author Farrington, Mark
Rubenstein, David
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