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Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases 2ed

by William F Wright
Pub Date:
05/2018
ISBN:
9780826127273
Format:
Pbk 450 pages
Price:
AU$97.00 NZ$100.87
Product Status: In Stock Now
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Instructors
& Academics:
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

CONTENTS


Contributors


Preface


Acknowledgments


Share Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Second Edition


I. INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES


1. Introduction and Basics of Clinical Reasoning


William F. Wright


2. Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship


Susan L. DeBiase


William F. Wright


3. Introduction to Antimicrobial Agents


Emily L. Heil


Neha U. Sheth


William F. Wright


4. Introduction to Medical Microbiology


Nicole M. Parrish


Stefan Riedel


II. APPROACH TO FEVER AND LEUKOCYTOSIS


5. Fever of Unknown Origin


William F. Wright


6. Leukocytosis


William F. Wright


III. APPROACH TO BLOODSTREAM AND CARDIOVASCULAR INFECTIONS


7. Infective Endocarditis


Jennifer Husson


William F. Wright


8. Infectious Myocarditis


William F. Wright


9. Cardiovascular Implantable Prosthetic Device Infections


William F. Wright


10. Infections Involving Intravascular Catheters and Suppurative Thrombophlebitis


Eric Cox


Kerri A. Thom


IV. APPROACH TO PULMONARY INFECTIONS


11. Pneumonia


Ulrike K. Buchwald


Devang M. Patel


12. Empyema


Gonzalo Luizaga


Luciano Kapelusznik


William F. Wright


13. Lung Abscess


Adrian Majid


Ulrike K. Buchwald


Devang M. Patel


14. Tuberculosis


David W. Keckich


Ulrike K. Buchwald


V. APPROACH TO GASTROINTESTINAL INFECTIONS


15. Diverticulitis


William F. Wright


16. Appendicitis


William F. Wright


17. Pancreatic Infections


William F. Wright


18. Infectious Peritonitis


William F. Wright


19. Infectious Diarrhea


William F. Wright


20. Clostridium difficile Colitis


Ryan S. Arnold


William F. Wright


21. Infectious Gastritis'Helicobacter pylori


William F. Wright


22. Anorectal Abscess and Fistula-in-Ano


William F. Wright


VI. APPROACH TO HEPATOBILIARY INFECTIONS


23. Cholecystitis


William F. Wright


24. Acute Cholangitis


William F. Wright


VII. APPROACH TO HEPATIC INFECTIONS


25. Hepatic Abscess


William F. Wright


26. Hepatitis A


William F. Wright


27. Hepatitis B


Luciano Kapelusznik


Rohit Talwani


William F. Wright


28. Hepatitis C


Rohit Talwani


Luciano Kapelusznik


William F. Wright


VIII. APPROACH TO RENAL–URINARY INFECTIONS


29. Urinary Tract Infections


Janaki C. Kuruppu


William F. Wright


30. Pyelonephritis and Renal Abscess


Jason Bailey


Janaki C. Kuruppu


William F. Wright


31. Catheter-Related Urinary Tract Infections


Clare Rock


Kerri A. Thom


William F. Wright


IX. APPROACH TO NEUROLOGICAL INFECTIONS


32. Meningitis and Ventriculitis


William F. Wright


33. Infectious Encephalitis


William F. Wright


34. Brain Abscess


William F. Wright


X. APPROACH TO ORTHOPEDIC-RELATED INFECTIONS


35. Osteomyelitis


William F. Wright


36. Mandibular and Maxillary Osteomyelitis


William F. Wright


37. Septic Arthritis


William F. Wright


38. Periprosthetic Joint Infections


William F. Wright


XI. APPROACH TO SKIN AND SOFT-TISSUE INFECTIONS


39. Non-Necrotizing Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections


William F. Wright


40. Necrotizing Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections


William F. Wright


41. Diabetic Foot Infections


William F. Wright


XII. APPROACH TO SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS


42. Sexually Transmitted Diseases


Eric Cox


Leonard A. Sowah


43. HIV and AIDS


Shivakumar Narayanan


Guesly Delva


Robert R. Redfield


Bruce L. Gilliam


XIII. APPROACH TO INFECTIONS RELATED TO OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY


44. Obstetrics and Gynecology-Related Infections


Jennifer Husson


Leonard A. Sowah


XIV. APPROACH TO EYE INFECTIONS


45. Infectious Keratitis


Jason Bailey


Anthony Amoroso


William F. Wright


46. Endophthalmitis


Adrian Majid


Anthony Amoroso


William F. Wright


XV. APPROACH TO SEPSIS


47. Sepsis and Septic Shock


John Vaz


Devang M. Patel


William F. Wright


XVI. APPROACH TO TRANSPLANT-RELATED INFECTIONS


48. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Infections


Michael Tablang


David J. Riedel


49. Solid-Organ Transplant Infections


Michael Tablang


Charles E. Davis


XVII. APPROACH TO ECTOPARASITE-RELATED INFECTIONS


50. Lyme Disease


William F. Wright


XVIII. INFECTION CONTROL AND EPIDEMIOLOGY


51. Travel Medicine


Susan L. DeBiase


William F. Wright


52. Basic Approach to Infection Control and Epidemiology


Clare Rock


Surbhi Leekha


Index

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