Reese and Betts' A Practical Approach to Infectious Diseases / Edition 5

Reese and Betts' A Practical Approach to Infectious Diseases / Edition 5

by Stanley W. Chapman, Robert L. Penn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781732816

ISBN-13: 9780781732819

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fifth Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible, and authoritative guide to the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Leading experts present realistic clinical approaches to infectious disease problems seen in hospital and outpatient settings and offer up-to-the-minute advice on antimicrobial

Overview


Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fifth Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible, and authoritative guide to the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Leading experts present realistic clinical approaches to infectious disease problems seen in hospital and outpatient settings and offer up-to-the-minute advice on antimicrobial use--including specific recommendations on dosages, routes of administration, and duration of therapy. Chapters are written in a user-friendly outline format that is ideal for quick reference.This edition includes complete information on new diseases, new antibiotics, and HIV antiviral agents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781732819
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
Fifth
Pages:
1282
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


  1. Fever and Fever of Unknown Etiology . . . 1
    Rayhan H. Hashmey and Norbert J. Roberts, Jr.
  2. Sepsis . . . 19
    Nancy J. Dorman
  3. Neonatal Sepsis and Infections. . . . 67
    George K. Siberry and Mark C. Steinhoff
  4. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections . . . 97
    Fred A. Lopez and Charles V. Sanders
  5. Bone and Joint Infections . . . 127
    Rathel L. Nolan and Stanley W. Chapman
  6. Central Nervous System Infections . . . 173
    Allan R. Tunkel and W. Michael Scheld
  7. Eye Infections . . . 222
    Marlene L. Durand
  8. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections. . . 251
    Robert F. Betts
  9. Infectious Mononucleosis and Primary Epstein-Barr Virus Infection . . . 269
    John W. Sixbey
  10. Influenza and Infections of the Trachea, Bronchi, and Bronchioles . . . 278
    John J. Treanor and Caroline Breese Hall
  11. Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (Including Tuberculosis) . . . 295
    Robert L. Penn and Robert F. Betts
  12. Cardiac Infections . . . 372
    Deborah E. Sentochnik and Adolf W. Karchmer
  13. Gastrointestinal and Intraabdominal Infections . . . 403
    Paul S. Graman and Robert F. Betts
  14. Hepatitis Viruses . . . 477
    James R. Burton, Jr. and Thomas A. Shaw-Stiffel
  15. Genitourinary Tract Infections . . . 493
    Thomas T. Ward and Stephen R. Jones
  16. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Obstetric and Gynecologic Infections . . . 541
    Eric R. Houpt and Michael F. Rein
  17. Infections Due to Fungi, Actinomyces, and Nocardia. . . . 588
    Harold M. Henderson and Stanley W. Chapman
  18. Opportunistic Infections in HIV Disease . . . 649
    Jin S. Suh and Kent A. Sepkowitz
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Subject Index . . . 1159

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