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Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases

Second Edition

William F. Wright (editor)

ISBN: 9780826127273

Publication Date: Mar 2018

Format: Paperback

A comprehensive handbook covering clinical infectious disease for students, residents, primary care medical providers, nurses, and PAs. Written in outline format with short, focused chapters, the book presents a systematic method for understanding basic mechanisms, establishing a diagnosis, and implementing appropriate treatment for commonly encountered problems.
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Updated second edition of the concise but comprehensive handbook covering clinical infectious disease for students, residents, primary care medical providers, nurses, and PAs. Written in outline format with short, focused chapters, the book presents a systematic method for understanding basic mechanisms, establishing a diagnosis, and implementing appropriate treatment for commonly encountered problems.

Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Second Edition begins with a general framework covering basics of clinical reasoning, antimicrobial agents and microbiology, and antimicrobial stewardship. Individual chapters devoted to the broad range of infectious diseases and topics are organized by body system and feature targeted presentation of pathogenesis and risk factors, microbial causes, clinical manifestations, patient work-up, diagnostic criteria, and medical, antimicrobial, and surgical management. The book also addresses important related topics including fever and neutropenia, approach to evaluating ectoparasite-related infections, infectious diseases approach to sepsis, travel medicine, and basics of infection control and hospital epidemiology. Designed for busy practitioners at any level looking to sharpen the clinical problem-solving skills required to provide the highest quality care to patients with infectious diseases.

Key Features:
  • Presents core clinical infectious disease topics in concise easy-to-read format
  • Revised and updated to reflect recent developments in the field consistent with evidence-based literature and current clinical practice guidelines
  • 6 new chapters on lyme disease, anorectal infections, travel medicine, dental infections, antimicrobial stewardship, and clinical reasoning and statistics
  • Focus on the approach to evaluation and management of the patient
  • Incorporates essential antimicrobial therapy information with adult, pediatric, and OB-GYN dosing considerations

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Praise for the previous edition: "Approaches near perfection…This is an excellent introduction to infectious diseases by a group of authors who take a straightforward and bullet-point approach to thinking and talking about clinical issues" - Doody's Reviews
Pages 450
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Mar 2018
Publisher Demos Medical Publishing
Subject/s Medicine: general issues   Infectious & contagious diseases   General practice  
  • I. Introduction to Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Chapter 1. Introduction and Basics of Clinical Reasoning
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 2. Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Susan L. DeBiase, BS, RN William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 3. Introduction to Antimicrobial Agents
  • Emily L. Heil, PharmD, BCPS Neha U. Sheth, PharmD, BCPS William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 4. Introduction to Medical Microbiology
  • Nicole M. Parrish, PhD, MHS, D (ABMM) Stefan Riedel, MD, PhD, D (ABMM)
  • II. Approach to Fever and Leukocytosis
  • Chapter 5. Fever of Unknown Origin
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 6. Leukocytosis
  • William F Wright, DO, MPH
  • III. Approach Bloodstream and Cardiovascular Infections
  • Chapter 7. Infective Endocarditis
  • Jennifer Sharkey, MD, MPH William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 8. Infectious Myocarditis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 9. Cardiovascular Implant Prosthetic Device Infections
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 10. Infections Involving Intravascular Catheters and Suppurative Thrombophlebitis
  • Eric Cox, MD Kerri A. Thom, MD, MS
  • IV. Approach to Pulmonary Infections
  • Chapter 11. Pneumonia
  • Ulrike K. Buchwald, MD Devang M. Patel, MD
  • Chapter 12. Empyema
  • Gonzalo Luizaga, MD Luciano Kapelusznik, MD
  • Chapter 13. Lung Abscess
  • Adrian Majid, MD Ulrike K. Buchwald, MD Devang M. Patel, MD
  • Chapter 14. Tuberculosis
  • David W. Keckich, MD Ulrike K. Buchwald, MD
  • V. Approach to Gastrointestinal Infections
  • Chapter 15. Diverticulitis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 16. Appendicitis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 17. Pancreatic Infections
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 18. Peritonitis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 19. Infectious Diarrhea
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 20. Clostridium difficile Colitis
  • Ryan S. Arnold, MD William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 21. Infectious Gastritis- Helicobacter pylori
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 22. Anorectal Abscess and Fistula-in-Ano
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • VI. Approach to Hepatobiliary Infections
  • Chapter 23. Cholecystitis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 24. Acute Cholangitis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • VII. Approach to Hepatic Infections
  • Chapter 25. Hepatic Abscess
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 26. Hepatitis A
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 27. Hepatitis B
  • Luciano Kapelusznik, MD Rohit Talwani, MD William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 28. Hepatitis C
  • Rohit Talwani, MD Luciano Kapelusznik, MD William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • VIII. Approach to Renal-Urinary Infections
  • Chapter 29. Urinary Tract Infections
  • Janaki C. Kuruppu, MD
  • Chapter 30. Pyelonephritis and Renal Abscess
  • Jason Bailey, DO Janaki C. Kuruppu, MD
  • Chapter 31. Catheter-related urinary tract infections
  • Clare Rock, MD Kerri A. Thom, MD, MS
  • IX. Approach to Neurological Infections
  • Chapter 32. Meningitis and Ventriculitis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 33. Infectious Encephalitis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 34. Brain Abscess
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • X. Approach to Orthopedic-Related Infections
  • Chapter 35. Osteomyelitis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 36. Mandibular and Maxillary Osteomyelitis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 37. Septic Arthritis
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 38. Periprosthetic-Joint Infections
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • XI. Approach to Skin and Soft-tissue Infections
  • Chapter 39. Non-necrotizing skin and soft-tissue infections
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 40. Necrotizing skin and soft-tissue infections
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 41. Diabetic-Foot Infections
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • XII. Approach to Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Chapter 42. Sexual transmitted diseases
  • Eric Cox, MD Leonard A. Sowah, MBChB, MPH
  • Chapter 43. HIV and AIDS
  • Shivakumar Narayanan, MBBS Guesly Delva, MD Bruce L. Gilliam, MD Robert R. Redfield, MD
  • XIII. Approach to Infections related to Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Chapter 44. Obstetrics and gynecology related infections
  • Jennifer Sharkey, MD, MPH Leonard A. Sowah, MBChB, MPH
  • XIV. Approach to Eye Infections
  • Chapter 45. Infectious Keratitis
  • Jason Bailey, DO Anthony Amoroso, MD William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 46. Endophthalmitis
  • Adrian Majid, MD Anthony Amoroso, MD William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • XV. Approach to Sepsis
  • Chapter 47. Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • John Vaz, MD Devang M. Patel, MD
  • XVI. Approach to Transplant-related Infections
  • Chapter 48. Hematopoietic stem-cell transplant infections
  • Michael Tablang, MD David J. Riedel, MD
  • Chapter 49. Solid-organ transplant infections
  • Michael Tablang, MD Charles E. Davis, MD
  • XVII. Approach to Ectoparasite-related Infections
  • Chapter 50. Lyme disease
  • William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • XVIII. Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • Chapter 51. Travel Medicine
  • Susan L. DeBiase, BS, RN William F. Wright, DO, MPH
  • Chapter 52. Basic approach to Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • Clare Rock, MD Surbhi Leekha, MBBS, MPH

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