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Infectious Diseases: A Clinical Short Course by Frederick S Southwick
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Gain a full understanding of clinical infectious diseases in just thirty days A Doody's Core Title for 2011! No other resource makes clinical infectious diseases more manageable and easy to master than Infectious Diseases: A Clinical Short Course. This one-of-a-kind self-instruction tool is organized by system/region as opposed to pathogens -- simulating how common pathogens and disorders would be encountered in rounds or in practice. For this reason, this remarkable resource is unsurpassed for learning how to associate pathogens with their corresponding impact on actual patients. Features: A true, concise "short course" format that can be read and understood in the span of a 30-day infectious disease rotation Numerous case examples -- appropriate for PBL and integrated curricula -- to further highlight clinical application of the content Key points summaries and Guiding Questions that drive home core concepts and aid comprehension 24 eye-catching color plates that depict major pathogens and reinforce the impact of clinical infection NEW! An even more concise and streamlined format designed to help you learn the most in the least amount of time

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Anti-Infective Therapy 2. The Sepsis Syndrome 3. The Febrile Patient 4. Pulmonary Infections 5. Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Infections 6. Central Nervous System Infections 7. Cardiovascular Infections 8. Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Infections 9. Genitourinary Tract Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) 10. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections 11. Osteomyelitis, Prosthetic Joint Infections, Diabetic Foot Infections, and Septic Arthritis 12. Parasitic Infections 13. Zoonotic Infections 14. Bioterrorism 15. Serious Adult Viral Illnesses in the Adult Patient 16. Infections in the Immunocompromised Host 17. HIV Infection Index

Author Biography

Frederick S. Southwick, MD Professor of Medicine Chief of Infectious Diseases Vice Chairman of Medicine University of Florida, College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
Release date NZ
January 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
McGraw-Hill Medical
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