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Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases / With e-dition / incl. CD-ROM ab Win 98/Mac OS 9


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November 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Widely acknowledged as the definitive reference source of its kind, Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases is back - in a new 6th Edition! Authored by a "who's who" of experts from around the world, this 2-volume set encompasses all that is currently known about the epidemiology, aetiology, pathology, microbiology, immunology, and treatment of infectious agents. Completely revised and updated - and with a bold, new 4-colour format - it is a complete, essential compendium of knowledge on this vast and complex subject.
Features
Offers state-of-the-art guidelines for disease control and treatment
Covers disease by microbe and by clinical syndrome, making it easy to find any subject of interest.
Features complete coverage of all aspects of HIV and AIDS


What's New
Features a new, extensive section on biodefense, with discussions of major pathogens
Includes new chapters on hospital preparedness for infections such as SARS; infections in elderly patients; infections in returning travelers; nutrition and infection; alternative therapies for infection; the design and evaluation of clinical trials and more!
Discusses new antibiotics, including Daptomycin, telithromycin, gemifloxacin, as well as new antifungal and antiviral agents
Presents fresh perspectives from a wealth of new contributors
Also available as a stand-alone website or as an e-dition (book and website package). Click on the Related Titles links for more information

Reviews

"The standard against which all challengers are judged....Thorough, even encyclopedic yet easily readable, PPID has served clinicians well"
JAMA (review of previous edition)

Inhaltsverzeichnis

VOLUME 1
Part I. Basic Principles in the Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diseases
SECTION A. MICROBIAL VIRULENCE FACTORS
SECTION B. HOST DEFENSE MECHANISMS
SECTION C. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
SECTION D.
SECTION E. ANTI-INFECTIVE THERAPY

PART II. Major Clinical Syndromes
SECTION A. FEVER
SECTION B. UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS
SECTION C. PLEUROPULMONARY AND BRONCHIAL INFECTIONS
SECTION D. URINARY TRACT INFECTION
SECTION E. SEPSIS
SECTION F. INTERABDOMINAL INFECTION
SECTION G. CARDIOVASCULAR INFECTIONS
SECTION H. CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM INFECTIONS
SECTION I. SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS
SECTION J. GASTROINTESTINAL INFECTIONS AND FOOD POISONING
SECTION K. BONE AND JOINT INFECTIONS
SECTION L. DISEASES OF THE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
SECTION M. EYE INFECTIONS
SECTION N. HEPATITIS
SECTION O. ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME
SECTION P. MISCELLANEOUS SYNDROMES
Index, i

VOLUME 2
PART III. Infectious Diseases and Their Etiologic Agents
SECTION A. VIRAL DISEASES
SECTION B. PRION DISEASES
SECTION C. CHLAMYDIAL DISEASES
SECTION D. MYCOPLASMA DISEASES

SECTION E. RICKETTSIOSES AND EHRLICHIOSES

SECTION F. BACTERIAL DISEASES
SECTION G. MYCOSES
SECTION H. PROTOZOAL DISEASES
SECTION I. DISEASES DUE TO TOXIC ALGAE

SECTION J. DISEASES DUE TO HELMINTHS
SECTION K. ECTOPARASITIC DISEASES
SECTION L: DISEASES OF UNKNOWN ETIOLOGY
PART IV. Special Problems
SECTION B. INFECTIONS IN SPECIAL HOSTS
SECTION C. SURGICAL- AND TRAUMA-RELATED INFECTIONS
SECTION D. IMMUNIZATION
SECTION E. BIODEFENSE
SECTION F. ZOONOSES
SECTION G. PROTECTION OF TRAVELERS
SECTION H. THE INTERNET

Index, i

Portrait

Gerald L. Mandell, MD, MACP, Professor of Medicine, Owen R. Cheatham Professor of the Sciences, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA John E. Bennett, MD, Head, Clinical Mycology Section, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD Raphael Dolin, MD, Maxwell Finland Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Dean for Academic and Clinical Programs Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA

EAN: 9780443066733
ISBN: 0443066736
Untertitel: 'Churchill Livingstone'. 6th ed. Illustriert. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Elsevier LTD, Oxford
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Format: Box
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