Drs. Cohen, Powderly and Opal, three of the most-respected names in infectious disease medicine, lead a diverse team of international contributors to bring you the latest knowledge and best practices. Extensively updated, the fourth edition includes brand-new information on advances in diagnosis of infection; Hepatitis C; managing resistant bacterial infections; and many other timely topics. An abundance of photographs and illustrations; a practical, clinically-focused style; highly-templated organization; and robust interactive content combine to make this clinician-friendly resource the fastest and best place to find all of the authoritative, current information you need. Hundreds of full-color photographs and figures provide unparalleled visual guidance. Consistent chapter organization and colorful page layouts make for quick searches. Clinically-focused guidance from "Practice Points" demonstrates how to diagnose and treat complicated problems encountered in practice. The "Syndromes by Body System", "HIV and AIDS", and "International Medicine" sections are designed to reflect how practicing specialists think when faced with a patient. Over 100 Self-Assessment test questions online help study for certification and recertification. Sweeping updates include new or revised chapters on: Hepatitis C and antivirals Fungal infection and newer antifungals Microbiome and infectious diseases as well as advances in diagnosis of infection; Clostridium difficile epidemiology; infection control in the ICU setting; Chlamydia trachomatis infection; acquired syndromes associated with autoantibodies to cytokines;; management of multidrug resistant pathogens; probiotics, polymyxins, and the pathway to developing new antibiotics HIV including HIV and aging, antiretroviral therapy in developing countries, and cure for HIV. Online Antimicrobial pharmacokinetics mannequin, as well an all new HIV medicine mannequin are a useful visual source of treatment information Advance clinically with practical, innovative, highly visual guidance that allows you to effectively treat and manage all your patients' diseases.
As doctors and biologists have learned, to their dismay, infectious disease is a moving target: new diseases emerge every year, old diseases evolve into new forms, and ecological and socioeconomic upheavals change the transmission pathways by which disease spread. By taking an approach focused on the general evolutionary and ecological dynamics of disease, this Very Short Introduction provides a general conceptual framework for thinking about disease.Ecology and evolution provide the keys to answering the "where", "why", "how", and "what" questions about any particular infectious disease: where did it come from? How is it transmitted from one person to another, and why are some individuals more susceptible than others? What biochemical, ecological, and evolutionary strategies can be used to combat the disease? Is it more effective to block transmission at the population level, or to block infection at the individual level? Through a series of case studies, Benjamin Bolker and Marta L. Wayne introduce the major ideas of infectious disease in a clear and thoughtful way, emphasizing the general principles of infection, the management of outbreaks, and the evolutionary and ecological approaches that are now central to much research about infectious disease. ABOUT THE SERIES:The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
The Washington Manual™ of Infectious Disease Subspecialty ConsultSecond Edition Created by faculty and fellows from the Infectious Diseases Division of Internal Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, this volume in the Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series is designed to provide quick access to the essential information needed to evaluate a patient on a subspecialty consult service. Inside you’ll find easy-to-follow guidance for the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases likely to be seen by medical house officers and hospitalists. This quick reference features a revised outline format that presents information in a logical and readily accessible style. Updated content has been added to reflect advancing technologies and therapeutics. Two-color design highlights and aids retention of essential material. Bulleted lists of common problems let users review salient points at a glance. This quick reference features…• Revised outline format presents information in a logical and readily accessible style.• Updated content has been added to reflect advancing technologies and therapeutics.• Two-color design highlights and aids retention of essential material• Bulleted lists of common problems let users review salient points at a glance. Pick up your copy today!
A popular and innovative way to help students study for exams. The Infectious Disease Flashcards can be used to learn or memorize facts, but they can also be used to help you see and remember the relationships between facts and concepts. The process of learning these relationships makes it easier to master a subject and do better on the test. This deeper kind of learning can be achieved for microbiology with this set of flashcards. The deck of cards includes information on 48 diseases that affect different body systems. One side of each card includes two photographs: one showing the disease agent itself and one showing the effect of the disease on the human body. The other side includes an organized summary of information about the disease.
Mims' Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease is the landmark book in the field of infectious disease. The new, revised edition of this work provides a comprehensive, up-to-date description of the mechanisms of microbial infection and the pathogenesis of infectious disease. Presented in a clear, accessible style, it deals in an integrated manner with the spectrum of microorganisms, describing the factors common to all infectious diseases. Molecular biology, pathology, and immunology are brought together to explain the mechanisms for spread, immune response, and recovery.Describes the origin and molecular biology of pandemic influenza, HIV1, and HIV2 as well as the recent work on papillomaviruses, herpesviruses, BSE, and variant CJDContains the latest data on tuberculosis, microbial evasion of immune defenses, and the spread of antibiotic resistance genes among bacteriaProvides an update on vaccines, prions, immune evasion, and microbial ligands and receptorsGives an up-to-date picture of the global burden of infectious diseases
Infectious Disease Stress Ball: Bubonic Plague
Outbreak investigation is one of the primary and most critical activities in epidemiology. Infectious disease outbreaks always require intense, rapid on-site response and gain front page headlines. Bacterial or viral outbreaks occur quickly, and students and professionals should know how to react. This title uses Field Epidemiology - the application of epidemiology methods for unexpected health problems requiring fast, on-site investigation for timely intervention. This book includes illustrative outbreaks of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, anthrax, botulism, cholera, AIDS, syphilis, yellow fever, mumps, whooping cough, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, neurocysticercosis, cryptosporidiosis, shigellosis, measles, toxic shock syndrome, and more, all told as first person accounts that reveal the application of epidemiology and related concepts along with lessons learned.
Infectious Diseases – as only Harrison’s can cover itA Doody's Core Title for 2015.Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to infectious diseases that appear in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition, this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find content from renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation.FeaturesCurrent, complete coverage of need-to-know topics, including infections in organ systems, bacterial infections, viral infections, prion diseases, fungal infections, and protozoal infectionsAddresses underlying epidemiologic, pathophysiologic, and genetic factors Important material on HIV infections and AIDS by Anthony S. Fauci and H. Clifford LaneTwo image-based chapters comprise atlases valuable to clinical assessment: rashes associated with fever and blood smears of the various stages of the parasites causing malaria and babesiosis Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management121 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18eContent updates and new developments since the publication of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e132 chapters written by physicians who are recognized experts in the field of infectious diseases Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
This award-winning guide provides child care directors, teachers, and caregivers with essential information on the prevention and management of infectious diseases in group care settings. The fully-revised 4th edition will help you rapidly identify infectious diseases such as chickenpox,fifth disease, and hand-foot-and-mouth disease with more than 50 quick reference sheets.Implement proven strategies for limiting the spread of infection. Know when to consult with health care professionals. Determine when to include, exclude, or readmit sick children. Communicate with parents about an outbreak with ready-to-use letters and forms. Avoid infection in the first place with medically based tips for prevention, including immunization schedules. Protect the children in your care, your staff, and your organization s liability and reputation. Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools is the best medical advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) presented in an easy-to-use format for your day care or school. The guidance and recommendations are aligned with the latest edition of the gold-standard AAP source of information on infectious diseases, Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition, and Caring for Your Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 3rd Edition.New in the 4th Edition. Completely reviewed and updated throughout to reflect the latest guidance and recommendations, including alignment with most recent editions of Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases,30th Edition Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs,3rd Edition New infectious disease Quick Reference SheetsQuick Reference Sheets Clostridium difficile (Also Called C diff ) Norovirus Staphylococcus aureus (Methicillin-Resistant [MRSA] and Methicillin-Sensitive [MSSA]) New forms Child Health Assessment Special Care Plan Refusal to Vaccinate New Web links to suggested professional development materials added throughout