Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious Disease

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Nelson Murray Gantz
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 - 576 páginas

The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this popular Spiral® Manual is a practical, reliable quick-reference guide to diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Organized for rapid information retrieval, the book provides concise, organ-based summaries of each disease. New chapters cover new pathogens causing pneumonia—SARS, human papillomavirus diagnosis and management, treatment of VZV and post-herpetic neuralgia, parvovirus infections, West Nile virus, agents of bioterrorism, choosing a quinolone, treatment and prevention of influenza, and the role of HIV resistance testing.

 

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Tonsillopharyngitis in Adults
3
Infectious MononucleosisMany Faces of a Common Disease
13
Acute Bronchitis
19
Fever and Pleural Effusions
26
CommunityAcquired Pneumonia in the Elderly
35
Infective EndocarditisDiagnostic Criteria
45
Surgery in Active Infective Endocarditis
54
GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
67
BACTEREMIA
255
GramNegative Bacterium and Sepsis Cascade
257
MethicillinResistant Staphylococcus Aureus
263
CoagulaseNegative Staphylococci
269
VancomycinResistant Enterococci
272
FEVER 47 The Febrile Patient without an Obvious Source of Infection
279
Fever and Prosthetic Heart Valves
283
Prolonged Fever and Generalized Lymphadenopathy
287

CommunityAcquired Peritonitis
75
Infections of the Hepatobiliary Tract
81
Management of Infectious Diarrhea
89
Hepatitis CDiagnosis and Management
99
URINARY TRACT
105
Urinary Tract InfectionsBasic Principles of Therapy
107
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
111
The Significance of Pyuria
114
Prostatitis
117
Complicated Urinary Tract Infections
121
Candiduria
126
GENITAL TRACT
127
Urethral Discharge
135
Serologic Tests for Syphilis
139
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
143
Therapy of Genital Herpes
147
Vaginitis
152
Human Papillomavirus
158
NERVOUS SYSTEM
167
Analysis of Cerebrospinal Fluid
173
Central Nervous System Infection in Immune Suppressed Hosts
179
Acute Peripheral Facial Palsy
183
Acute Infections of the Central Nervous System in Immunocompetent Persons
191
Chronic Meningitis
205
GuillainBarré Syndrome
209
Treatment of VaricellaZoster Virus and Postherpetic Neuralgia
213
BONES AND JOINTS
221
Vertebral Osteomyelitis
223
Infections of Prosthetic Joints
227
Fever and Joint Pain
232
SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE
237
Lyme DiseaseA Diagnostic Challenge
239
Cellulitis and Other Skin and SoftTissue Infections
244
Parvovirus Infections
248
Fever and Skin Rash
292
Fever and the Renal Transplant Recipient
301
Fever Following Travel Abroad
306
Hyperpyrexia and Hyperthermia
316
Fever in the Granulocytopenic Patient
319
Fever of Unknown Origin
325
Recurrent Furunculosis
333
Postoperative Fever
339
HealthcareAssociated Pneumonia
350
Management of the Employee with a Needlestick Injury
356
Human Infections after Animal Bites
365
West Nile Virus
377
Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases in Travelers
391
Role of the Tuberculin Skin Test
407
Treatment of Tuberculosis
418
Laboratory Report of a GramNegative Rod in the Blood
435
Stool for Ova and Parasites
441
Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
447
AntimicrobialAssociated Colitis
454
Perioperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis
458
Antifungal Chemotherapy
464
Antibiotic Failure
472
Treatment and Prevention of Influenza
480
AIDS 78 Transmission and Prevention of HIV Infection
489
Primary HIV infection
496
Treatment of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia in AIDS
499
HIV1 and Infections of the Central Nervous System
504
Fever in the HIVinfected Patient
516
Prevention of Opportunistic Infection in the HIVinfected Patient
519
Antiretroviral Therapy
527
Drug Interactions in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome
538
Role of HIV Resistance Testing
545
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