Title Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2/e
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Author William F. Wright
ISBN 9780826127273
List price USD 60.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 450
Book size 165 x 229 mm
Publishing year 2018
Original publisher Demos Medical Publishing
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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

Description:

Updated second edition of the concise but comprehensive handbook of 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 clinical reasoning, antimicrobial agents and microbiology, and antimicrobial stewardship. Individual chapters devoted to the broad range of infectious diseases 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, sepsis and travel medicine, 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
  • Six 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

Contents:

Contributors

Preface

 Acknowledgments

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Part I. INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Chapter 1. Introduction and Basics of Clinical Reasoning (William F. Wright)

Chapter 2. Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship (Susan L. DeBiase & William F. Wright)

Chapter 3. Introduction to Antimicrobial Agents (Emily L. Heil, Neha U. Sheth & William F. Wright)

Chapter 4. Introduction to Medical Microbiology (Nicole M. Parrish & Stefan Riedel)

Part II. APPROACH TO FEVER AND LEUKOCYTOSIS

Chapter 5. Fever of Unknown Origin (William F. Wright)

Chapter 6. Leukocytosis (William F. Wright)

Part III. APPROACH TO BLOODSTREAM AND CARDIOVASCULAR INFECTIONS

Chapter 7. Infective Endocarditis (Jennifer Husso & William F. Wright)

Chapter 8. Infectious Myocarditis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 9. Cardiovascular Implantable Prosthetic Device Infections (William F. Wright)

Chapter 10. Infections Involving Intravascular Catheters and Suppurative Thrombophlebitis (Eric Cox &
Kerri A. Thom
)

Part IV. APPROACH TO PULMONARY INFECTIONS

Chapter 11. Pneumonia (Ulrike K. Buchwald & Devang M. Patel)

Chapter 12. Empyema (Gonzalo Luizaga, Luciano Kapelusznik & William F. Wright)

Chapter 13. Lung Abscess (Adrian Majid, Ulrike K. Buchwald & Devang M. Patel)

Chapter 14. Tuberculosis (David W. Keckich & Ulrike K. Buchwald)

Part V. APPROACH TO GASTROINTESTINAL INFECTIONS

Chapter 15. Diverticulitis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 16. Appendicitis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 17. Pancreatic Infections (William F. Wright)

Chapter 18. Infectious Peritonitis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 19. Infectious Diarrhea (William F. Wright)

Chapter 20. Clostridium difficile Colitis (Ryan S. Arnold & William F. Wright)

Chapter 21. Infectious Gastritis—Helicobacter pylori (William F. Wright)

Chapter 22. Anorectal Abscess and Fistula-in-Ano (William F. Wright)

Part VI. APPROACH TO HEPATOBILIARY INFECTIONS

Chapter 23. Cholecystitis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 24. Acute Cholangitis (William F. Wright)

Part VII. APPROACH TO HEPATIC INFECTIONS

Chapter 25. Hepatic Abscess (William F. Wright)

Chapter 26. Hepatitis A (William F. Wright)

Chapter 27. Hepatitis B (Luciano Kapelusznik, Rohit Talwani & William F. Wright)

Chapter 28. Hepatitis C (Rohit Talwani, Luciano Kapelusznik & William F. Wright)

Part VIII. APPROACH TO RENAL–URINARY INFECTIONS

Chapter 29. Urinary Tract Infections (Janaki C. Kuruppu & William F. Wright)

Chapter 30. Pyelonephritis and Renal Abscess (Jason Bailey, Janaki C. Kuruppu & William F. Wright)

Chapter 31. Catheter-Related Urinary Tract Infections (Clare Rock, Kerri A. Thom & William F. Wright)

Part IX. APPROACH TO NEUROLOGICAL INFECTIONS

Chapter 32. Meningitis and Ventriculitis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 33. Infectious Encephalitis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 34. Brain Abscess (William F. Wright)

Part X. APPROACH TO ORTHOPEDIC-RELATED INFECTIONS

Chapter 35. Osteomyelitis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 36. Mandibular and Maxillary Osteomyelitis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 37. Septic Arthritis (William F. Wright)

Chapter 38. Periprosthetic Joint Infections (William F. Wright)

Part XI. APPROACH TO SKIN AND SOFT-TISSUE INFECTIONS

Chapter 39. Non-Necrotizing Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections (William F. Wright)

Chapter 40. Necrotizing Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections (William F. Wright)

Chapter 41. Diabetic Foot Infections (William F. Wright)

Part XII. APPROACH TO SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS

Chapter 42. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Eric Cox & Leonard A. Sowah)

Chapter 43. HIV and AIDS (Shivakumar Narayanan, Guesly Delva, Robert R. Redfield & Bruce L. Gilliam)

Part XIII. APPROACH TO INFECTIONS RELATED TO OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

Chapter 44. Obstetrics and Gynecology-Related Infections (Jennifer Husson & Leonard A. Sowah)

Part XIV. APPROACH TO EYE INFECTIONS

Chapter 45. Infectious Keratitis (Jason Bailey, Anthony Amoroso & William F. Wright)

Chapter 46. Endophthalmitis (Adrian Majid, Anthony Amoroso & William F. Wright)

Part XV. APPROACH TO SEPSIS

Chapter 47. Sepsis and Septic Shock (John Vaz, Devang M. Patel & William F. Wright)

Part XVI. APPROACH TO TRANSPLANT-RELATED INFECTIONS

Chapter 48. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Infections (Michael Tablang & David J. Riedel)

Chapter 49. Solid-Organ Transplant Infections (Michael Tablang & Charles E. Davis)

Part XVII. APPROACH TO ECTOPARASITE-RELATED INFECTIONS

Chapter 50. Lyme Disease (William F. Wright)

Part XVIII. INFECTION CONTROL AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

Chapter 51. Travel Medicine (Susan L. DeBiase & William F. Wright)

Chapter 52. Basic Approach to Infection Control and Epidemiology (Clare Rock & Surbhi Leekha)

Index


About the Author:

William F. Wright, DO, MPH, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Former Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.


Target Audience:

Useful for students, residents, primary care medical providers, nurses, and PAs. Also 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.


 
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