Clinical Infectious Diseases: A Practical Approach

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EditorRichard K. Root, Francis Waldvogel, Lawrence Corey

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Until now, those in need of information on infectious diseases had to choose between encyclopedic reference texts or the infectious diseases sections in standard textbooks in internal medicine. Now there is a better alternative-Clinical Infectious Diseases fills the long-standing need for apractical yet comprehensive work that offers easy, convenient access to the topic. Of interest to internists, infectious disease specialists, and residents in training, the book is structured to give the reader essential information about the etiology and pathogenesis of various infectious diseases,and focuses on the clinical issues of managing, diagnosing, and treating patients with all types of infection. The editors and contributors are internationally known and recognized experts, and aim to validate the increasingly universal approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of infectionsworldwide. Emphasizing the clinical presentation of the patient by organ-system, diagnostic considerations including geographic, anatomic and microbiologic concerns, are addressed in detail. Diagnostic algorithms are provided, and specific choices of antimicrobial therapy are discussed and compiledin a user-friendly tabular format. Preventive measures for different types of infections are also addressed. Sections devoted to infections in special patient/risk groups, such as the post operative patient, the patient with immunodeficiency, the trauma patient, and the burn patient are included, aswell as coverage of infections of travelers to tropical countries, and patients who have been bitten or scratched by animals or insects. A detailed presentation on HIV infection includes discussions of epidemiology, pathogenesis, immunology, clinical manifestations and antiviral treatment, as wellas management of opportunistic infections.

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Until now, those in need of information on infectious diseases had to choose between encyclopedic reference texts or the infectious diseases sections in standard textbooks in internal medicine. Now there is a better alternative-Clinical Infectious Diseases fills the long-standing need for apractical yet comprehensive work that offers e...

Richard Root, M.D., is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, and Chief of the Medical Service, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. Francis Waldvogel, M.D., is Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:October 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Harold P. Lambert: 1. Historical NotesRichard K. Root: 2. Infectious Diseases: An OverviewI. Pathophysiology Of Infectious DiseasesDavid A. Relman: 3. Pathophysiology of Bacteria and Bacterial DiseasesDavid M. Koelle and Lawrence Corey: 4. Pathophysiology of Viruses and Viral DiseasesAdel A.F. Mahmoud: 5. Introduction to Parasitic Protozoa and HelminthsJohn E. Edwards, Jr. and Peter G. Pappas: 6. Introduction to Fungi and Fungal DiseasesRichard A. Goodman and James M. Hughes: 7. Epidemiology of Clinical Infectious DiseasesHuan J. Chang and William Jarvis: 8. Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases in Health Care FacilitiesRichard K. Root: 9. Host Responses to Infection: Fever, Hyperthermia and HypothermiaJan Verhoef: 10. The Acute Inflammatory ResponseJohn M. Dwyer Response: 11. The Specific Immune ResponseII. Diagnostic Methods In Infectious DiseaseEric J. Stern, Hanh V. Nghiem, John F. Hiehle, Jr., and David H. Lewis: 12. Modern Imaging Techniques in Infectious DiseasePhotis Beris and Francis A. Waldvogel: 13. Hematologic Alterations in Infectious Disease PatientsFrancis A. Waldvogel: 14. Metabolic and Endocrine Alterations in Infectious Disease PatientsFred C. Tenover: 15. Specimen Management and Rapid Detection of Infectious AgentsJames J. Plorde: 16. Clinical BacteriologyRhoda Ashley and Larry Corey: 17. Clinical VirologyMicheal A. Pfaller: 18. Clinical MycologyJames J. Plorde: 19. Clinical ParasitologyW. Conrad Liles and Walter E. Stamm: 20. Rickettsia and ChlamydiaIII. Anti-Microbial Drugs: Principles and UsageGeorge A. Jacoby: 21. Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Action and ResistanceSandra L. Preston and George L. Drusano: 22. Pharmacology of AntimicrobialsJames E. Leggett and S.R. Raber: 23. Antimicrobial Toxicities and Drug InteractionJay P. Sanford: 24. Selection of Antimicrobials for TreatmentAlan D. Tice: 25. Outpatient Parenteral Therapy of Serious InfectionsPeter Davey: 26. Control of Antimicrobial UsageCatherine M.Creticos and John N. Sheagren: 27. PenicillinsJames B. Malow and John N. Sheagren: 28. CephalosporinsPierre Tattevin, Guillaume Breton, and Claude Carbon: 29. Other Beta-Lactam Antibiotics: Penems and Carpapenems, MonobactamsDavid N. Gilbert: 30. AminoglycosidesAdel Sulaiman, Robert M. Rakita, and Barbara E. Murray: 31. GlycopeptidesHoward S. Gold and Robert C. Moellering, Jr.: 32 Macrolides and ClindamycinThomas M. Hooton: 33. Tertracyclines and ChloramphenicolRalf Stahlmann and Hartmut Lode: 34. FluoroquinolonesStephen E. Sanche and Allan R. Ronald: 35. Sulfonamides and TrimethoprimGordon Dow and Allan Ronald: 36. Miscellaneous Antibacterial DrugsCharles A. Peloquin and Michael D. Iseman: 37. Antimycobacterial DrugsDavid H. Spach and W. Conrad Liles: 38. Antimicrobial Therapy for Bacterial DiseasesCatherine Diamond and Lawrence Corey: 39. Antiviral Drugs and TherapyKeith Armitage: 40. Antiparasitic Drugs and TherapyPeter G. Pappas and John Edwards: 41. Antifungal DrugsPeter G. Pappas and John Edwards: 42. Selection of Antifungal Drugs for Deep MycosesIV. Vaccines And Immunomodulatory AgentsGordon Ada: 43. Principles of Vaccine Development and ImmunoprophylaxisJames E. Pennington: 44. Passive Immunoprophylaxis and TreatmentPaul T. Heath and E. Richard Moxon: 45. Specific VaccinesBrigitta U. Mueller and Philip A. Pizzo: 46. Growth Factors, Immunomodulators and CytokinesV. Infectious Disease SyndromesEthan Rubinstein and David Hassin: 47. Approach to the Patient with Fever: Acute Febrile IllnessDavid N. Schwartz and Robert A. Weinstein: 48. Fever in Hospitalized PatientsRichard K. Root and Robert G. Petersdorf: 49. Fever of Unknown OriginGiorgio Zanetti, Jean-Daniel Baumgartner, and Michel-Pierre Glauser: 50. Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Septic ShockMort Swartz: 51. Infections with RashDennis L. Stevens: 52. Cellulitis and AbscessesIvor Byren: 53. Infectious Diseases with Lymphadenopathy or LymphadenitisCharles B. Smith: 54. Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionsC.M. Tang and C.P. Conlon: 55. Bronchitis and BronchiectasisFeng Yee Chang and Victor L. Yu: 56. Acute PneumoniaJohn L. Johnson and Jerrold J. Ellner: 57. Cavitary Pulmonary DiseaseKenneth P. Steinberg: 58. Diffuse Pulmonary Infiltrates and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)H. Lode, T. Schaberg, J. Eller: 59. Pleurisy and EmpyemaJohn S. Greenspan and Deborah Greenspan: 60. Intraoral InfectionsHerbert L. DuPont and H. Irving Schweppe: 61. Diarrhea and GastroenteritisMargaret C. Shuhart and Robert L. Carithers, Jr.: 62. HepatitisJan V. Hirschmann: 63. Pyogenic Biliary Tract and Hepatic InfectionsE. Patchen Dellinger: 64. Infectious Complications of PancreatitisE. Patchen Dellinger: 65. Peritonitis and Intra-abdominal AbscessesAdolf W. Karchmer: 66. Infective EndocarditisAneurysms: Diagnosis, Risk Factors, and Management: 67. Intravenous Catheter-related Infections, Suppurative Thrombophlebitis and MycoticA. Martin Lerner: 68. Myocarditis, PericarditisWalter E. Stamm: 69. Acute and Chronic Urinary Tract InfectionsH. Hunter Handsfield: 70. Genital Herpes and Genital Ulcer DiseaseKimberley K. Fox, Susan F. Isbey, Myron S. Cohen, and Culley C. Carson, III: 71. Urethritis, Epididyimitis, Orchitis, ProstatitisJoanne Embree and R. Brunham: 72. Vulvovaginitis, Cervicitis, and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)Young S. Kim and Martin G. Tauber: 73. MeningitisR. Tyler Frizzell and Richard J. Whitley: 74. EncephalitisChristina M. Marra: 75. Infections Associated with Myelopathy, Radiculopathy, and NeuropathyAllan R. Tunkel and W. Michael Scheld: 76. Focal Central Nervous System InfectionsAnnabelle A. Okada and Ann Sullivan Baker: 77. Ocular and Periocular InfectionsJon T. Mader, Mauro Ortiz, and Jason H. Calhoun: 78. OsteomyelitisMekennon Abebe, Lee D. Kaufman, and Benjamin J. Luft: 79. Infectious and Post-Infectious ArthritisDennis L. Stevens: 80. Myositis and FasciitisDedra Buchwald: 81. Chronic Fatigue SyndromeVI. Infections In Special Patient/Risk GroupsRonald Lee Nichols: 82. Post-Surgical Wound InfectionsRoberta Mann, Baiba J. Grube, David M. Heimbach: 83. Burn InfectionsWayne N. Campbell: 84. Infections Complicating Traumatic InjuryWerner Zimmerli: 85. Prosthetic Device InfectionsM. Aoun and J. Klastersky: 86. Infection in the Immunodeficient PatientRobert H. Rubin and Nina E. Tolkoff-Rubin: 87. Infection in the Organ Transplant RecipientRaleigh A. Bowden: 88. Hematopoietic Stem Cell TransplantationPhillipe LePage, Achim Schwenk, Patrick De Mol, and Jean-Paul Butzler: 89. Infection in the Malnourished PatientChristian Ruef: 90. Intravenous Drug Abuse and InfectionRob Roy MacGregor: 91. Alcohol Abuse, Host Defenses and InfectionW. Conrad Liles and Wesley C. Van Voorhis: 92. Fever in Travelers to Tropical CountriesHerbert L. DuPont and H. Irving Schweppe: 93. Diarrhea in Travelers to Tropical CountriesAdel A.F. Mahmoud: 94. Eosinophilia in Travelers to Tropical CountriesStephen J. Gluckman: 95. Infections after Animal Bites and ScratchesDavid H. Spach and Karen M. Van de Velde: 96. Ectoparasite-Related InfectionsVII. HIV Infection and AIDSFrancoise Crabbe, Marie Laga and Peter Piot: 97. Epidemiology and PreventionJ. Michael Kilby and George M. Shaw: 98. Pathogenesis: Molecular Biology and Virology of HIVSharon A. Stranford and Jay A. Levy: 99. ImmunologyAnn C. Collier, Christina M. Marra, and Lili A. Sacks: 100. Clinical Manifestations of HIV Infections and AIDSLawrence Corey: 101. Antiretroviral TherapyJason I.N. Tokumoto and Harry Hollander: 102. Therapy of Opportunistic InfectionsDani P. Bolognesi: 103. Vaccines

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