Infectious DiseaseBook - 2000
Infectious Disease has established itself as a classic, practical, learning text providing information on the microbiological and clinical diagnosis, clinical management, epidemiology and control of infectious conditions as they occur both in the hospital and community setting.
This new edition has been completely updated, with the antibiotics and AIDS sections extensively revised. New figures and clinical photographs have been added to better illustrate textual facts, and case studies illustrate learning points.
Designed to be used either as a basic learning text, or as a practical textbook in the clinical setting Infectious Disease will continue to appeal to students at all stages of their career, candidates for higher examinations, the general physician and surgeon, epidemiologists and experts in public health.
- Contains outstanding full colour illustrations enabling the reader to easily view the pathologies/issues.
- Features summaries and case studies for each chapter to illustrate the core information.
This text book provides information on the microbiological and clinical diagnosis, clinical management, epidemiology and control of infectious conditions as they occur both in the hospital and community setting. Introductory chapters provide and set out the important concepts in the field. Each chapter introduces a range of diseases affecting a particular system, and lists the pathogens responsible for the disease. The microbiology and epidemiology of each disease is described, as are the techniques for diagnosis and treatment, and strategies for prevention and control. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)