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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 use—

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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