Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine / Edition 3

Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine / Edition 3

by Burke A. Cunha
ISBN-10:
1420092405
ISBN-13:
9781420092400
Pub. Date:
10/28/2009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Overview

Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine / Edition 3

A clinically focused overview of infectious disease and critical care medicine.

The Third Edition of
Infectious Disease in Critical Care Medicine presents clear diagnostic methods, strategies, and knowledge on antimicrobials crucial to avoiding complications and ensuring patient recovery in the CCU.

Comprehensive yet succinct, this source discusses all clinical infectious diseases from pneumonia and empyema to central nervous system and antibiotic-related infections.

Highlights include:

  • the latest research on MRSA and
    VRE
  • 100 high quality illustrations
  • four new chapters on:
    • military
      TB
    • infections related to immunosuppressive immunomodulating agents
    • therapy for MRSA and VRE
    • therapy for MDR klebsiella, pseudomonas, and aceinetobacter

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420092400
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 1,023,368
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: General Concepts. 1. Gram Negative and Gram Positive Colonization in the Critical Care Unit. 2. Factors in Antibiotic Selection. Part II: Clinical Syndromes. 3. Clinical Approach to Sepsis and Its Mimics in the Critical Care Unit. 4. Meningitis and Its Mimics in the Critical Care Unit. 5. Encephalitis and Its Mimics in the Critical Care Unit. 6. Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Critical Care Unit. 7. Nosocomial Pneumonia in the Critical Care Unit. 8. Central Intravenous Line Infections in the Critical Care Unit. 9. Infective Endocarditis and Its Mimics in the Critical Care Unit. 10. Intra-Abdominal Surgical Infections and Their Mimics in the Critical Care Unit. 11. Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea and Colitis in the Critical Care Unit. 12. Severe Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Critical Care Unit. 13. Urosepsis in the Critical Care Unit. Part III: Special Problems in the Critical Care Unit. 14. Fever and Rash in the Critical Care Unit. 15. Tropical Infections in the Critical Care Unit. 16. HIV/AIDS in the Critical Care Unit. 17. Infections in Cirrhosis in the Critical Care Unit. 18. Infections in Asplenics in the Critical Care Unit. 19. Infections Related to Bioterrorism in the Critical Care Unit. 20. Infected Burns in the Critical Care Unit. 21. Military TB in the Critical Care Unit. 22. Infections Related to Immunosuppressive/Immunodulating Agents in the Critical Care Unit. 23. Infections in Organ Transplants in the Critical Care Unit. Part IV: Therapeutic Considerations. 24. Therapy MRSA and VRE in the Critical Care Unit. 25. Therapy of MDR Klebsiella, Pseudomonas, and Aceinetobacter in the Critical Care Unit. 26. Antibiotic Kinetics in the Febrile Multiple System Trauma Patient. 27. Antimicrobial Therapy in the Penicillin-Allergic Patient in the Critical Care Unit. 28. Adverse Reactions to Antibiotics.

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