Clinical Infectious Diseases

Clinical Infectious Diseases : A Practical Approach

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This is an internationally edited and authored textbook of infectious diseases. It is structured to emphasize the approaches to be taken in recognition, diagnosis, and treatment when infections involve different organ systems or become generalized. Besides infectious diseases of different organ systems, those involving special risk groups (e.g. post operative, the burned patient, the transplant patient, and the patient with HIV infection) are also described and developed. Antimicrobial agents are discussed individually and then summarized in helpful tables that address specific infections. This practical text should appeal particularly to students, residents, or primary care practitioners who treat patients with infection.
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  • Hardback | 1038 pages
  • 226.6 x 283.7 x 47.2mm | 2,886.34g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 8pp colour photographs, figures
  • 019508103X
  • 9780195081039

About R.K. Root

Richard Root, M.D., is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, and Chief of the Medical Service, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. Francis Waldvogel, M.D., is Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
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Table of contents

Preface; 1. Historical Notes; 2. Infectious Diseases: An Overview; Part I: Pathophysiology of Infectious Diseases; 3. Pathophysiology of Bacteria and Bacterial Diseases; 4. Pathophysiology of Viruses and Viral Diseases; 5. Introduction to Parasitic Protozoa and Helminths; 6. Introduction to Fungi and Fungal Diseases; 7. Epidemiology of Clinical Infectious Diseases; 8. Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases in Health Care Facilities; 9. Host Responses to Infection: Fever, Hyperthermia and Hypothermia; 10. Host Responses to Infection: The Acute Inflammatory Response; 11. Host Responses to Infection: The Specific Immune Response; Part II: Diagnostic Methods in Infectious Disease; 12. Modern Imaging Techniques in Infectious Disease; 13. Hematologic Alterations in Infectious Disease Patients; 14. Metabolic and Endocrine Alterations in Infectious Disease Patients; 15. Specimen Management and Rapid Detection of Infectious Agents; 16. Clinical Bacteriology; 17. Clinical Virology; 18. Clinical Mycology; 19. Clinical Parasitology; 20. Rickettsia and Chlamydia; Part III: Anti-Microbial Drugs: Principles and Usage; 21. Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Action and Resistance; 22. Pharmacology of Antimicrobials; 23. Antimicrobial Toxicities and Drug Interaction; 24. Selection of Antimicrobials for Treatment; 25. OPutpatient Parenteral Therapy of Serious Infections; 26. Control of Antimicrobial Usage; 27. Penicillins; 28. Cephalosporins; 29. Other Beta-Lactam Antibiotics: Penems and Carpapenems, Monobactums; 30. Aminoglycosides; 31. Glygopeptides; 32. Macrolides/Clindamycin; 33. Tertracyclines, Chloramphenicol; 34. Fluoroquinolones; 35. Sulfanomiodes and Trimethoprim; 36. Miscellaneous Antibacterial Drugs; 37. Antimycobacterial Drugs; 38. Antimicrobial Therapy for Bacterial Diseases; 39. Antiviral Drugs and Therapy; 40. Antiparasitic Drugs and Therapy; 41. Antifungal Drugs; 42. Selection of Antifungal Drugs for Deep Mycoses; Part IV: Vaccines and Immunomodulatory Agents; 43. Principles of Vaccine development and Immunoprophylaxis; 44. Passive Immunoprophylaxis and Treatment; 45. Specific Vaccines; 46. Growth Factores, Immunomodulators and Cytokines; Part V: Infectious Disease Syndromes; 47. Approach to the Patient with Fever: Acute Febrile Illness; 48. Fever in Hospitalized Patients; 49. Fever of Unknown Origin; 50. Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Septic Shock; 51. Infections with Rash; 52. Cellulitis and Abscesses; 53. Infectious Diseases with Lymphadenopathy or Lymphadenitis; 54. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections; 55. Bronchitis and Bronchiectasis; 56. Acute Pneumonia; 57. Cavitary Pumonary Disease; 58. Diffuse Pulmonary Infiltrates and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS); 59. Plewuris and Empyema; 60. Intraoral Infections; 61. Diarrhea and Gastroenteritis; 62. Hepatitis; 63. Pyogenic Biliary Tract and Hepatic Infections; 64. Infectious Complications of Pancreatitis; 65. Peritonitis and Intra-abdominal Abscesses; 66. Infective Endocarditis; 67. Intravenous Catheter-related Infections, Suppurative Thrombophlebitis and Mycotic Aneurysms: Diagnosis, Risk Factors, and Management; 68. Myocarditis, Pericarditis; 69. Acute and Chronic Urinary Tract Infections; 70. Gential Ulcer Disease and Syphilis; 71. Urethritis, Epididyimitis, Orchitis, Prostatitis; 72. Vulvovaginitis, Cervicitis, and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID); 73. Meningitis; 74. Encephalitis; 75. Infections Associated with Myelopathy, Radiculopathy, and Neuropathy; 76. Focal Central Nervous System Infections; 77. Ocular and Periocular Infections; 78. Osteomyelitis; 79. Infectious and Post-Infectious Arthritis; 80. Myositis and Fasciitis; 81. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Part VI: Infections in Special Pateint/Risk Groups; 82. Post-Surgical Wouond Infections; 83. Burn Infections; 84. Infections Complicating Traumatic Injury; 85. Prosthetic Device Infections; 86. Infection in the Immunodeficient Patient; 87. Infection in the Organ Transplant Recipient; 88. Infection in the Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient; 89. Infection in the Malnourished Patient; 90. Intravenous Drug Abuse and Infection; 91. Alcohol Abuse, Host Defenses and Infection; 92. Fever in Travelers to Tropical Countries; 93. Diarrhea in Travelers to Tropical Countries; 94. Eosinophilia in Travelers to Tropical Countries; 95. Infections after Animal Bites and Scratches; 96. Ectoparasite-Related Infections; Part VII: HIV Infection and AIDS; 97. Epidemiology and Prevention; 98. Pathogenesis: Molecular Biology and Virology of HIV; 99. Immunology; 100. Clinical Manifestations of HIV Infections and AIDS; 101. Antiretrovial Therapy; 102. Therapy of Opportunistic Infections; 103. Vaccines
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