Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered / Edition 1

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Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered / Edition 1

Infectious Disease is a core topic within the clinical curriculum and students are expected to recognize, understand and know how to investigate and manage many infectious conditions.

Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered leads students through a clinical approach to managing problems, with a question-answer approach developing the narrative. With self-assessment exercises using MCQs, EMQs and SAQs, Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered is perfect for medical students and junior doctors, infectious disease nurses, nursing students and nurse practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405168915
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/28/2009
Series: Clinical Cases Series , #32
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents



How to use this book.

Part 1 Basics.

Laboratory diagnosis of infection.

Antimicrobial chemotherapy.

Infection and immunity.

Approach to the patient.

Part 2 Cases.

Case 1 A 68-year-old woman with bloody diarrhoea.

Case 2 A 73-year-old man who has been feeling generally unwell for 2 weeks.

Case 3 A 36-year-old man with hospital-acquired pneumonia.

Case 4 A 26-year-old male with jaundice.

Case 5 A 28-year-old female student with severe headache and drowsiness.

Case 6 A 30-year-old female with a vesicular skin rash.

Case 7 A 37-year-old man with fever and pleuritic pain.

Case 8 A 14-year-old school girl with a rash.

Case 9 A 68-year-old woman with fever and muscle pains.

Case 10 A 35-year-old teacher with fever and chills on return from Malawi.

Case 11 A 32-year-old man with night sweats and fatigue.

Case 12 A 41-year-old male with a red, hot and swollen left lower leg.

Case 13 An 18-year-old female student with vaginal discharge.

Case 14 An outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting on an orthopaedic ward.

Case 15 An antenatal visit.

Case 16 Headache in a 35-year-old South African woman.

Case 17 A 64-year-old man with fever and rigors.

Case 18 A 42-year-man with fever, cough and myalgia.

Case 19 A 75-year-old man with a sore hip.

Case 20 A 24-year-old man with acute myelogenous leukaemia who has developed a fever.

Case 21 A 53-year-old man with fever, severe back pain and abdominal pain.

Case 22 A 20-year-old female student with a rash, fever, myalgia and diarrhoea.

Case 23 A 54-year-old man with a cough and night sweats.

Case 24 A 15-year-old boy with fever and a sore throat.

Part 3 Self-assessment.





Index of cases by diagnosis or organism.


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