Infectious Diseases: Emergency Department Diagnosis & Management: Emergency Department Diagnosis…

Paperback | September 5, 2006

byEllen Slaven, Susan Stone, Fred Lopez

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A "Must-Have" reference for every emergency department and for every emergency department physician!

This is the first book on the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases, as they present to the Emergency Department, that's been written specifically for emergency physicians by emergency physicians. These expert authors, working in large urban Emergency Departments, understand the importance of having an authoritative reference at the ready for fast diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases occurring in all body systems.

The expert authors present:

  • Information selected and organized to meet the daily clinical needs of the emergency physician
  • Case presentations in every chapter
  • A Treatment Summary Box in each chapter, with at-a-glance review of recommended drugs and dosages
  • Considerations of special populations
  • Full treatment of current issues in infectious disease: bioterrorism (Anthrax, Smallpox, Plague, and Tularemia), sexually transmitted diseases, emerging infections (West Nile Virus, SARS, Hanta-Virus, and Leptospirosis), tick-borne diseases, fever in the returning traveler, and immunizations
  • Examination of HIV-associated infections in various body systems
  • Inclusion of TB-associated infections, influenza, CAP and bronchitis, and other lower respiratory tract infections
  • A close look at central nervous system infections, including meningitis and encephalitis
  • Guidance for gastrointestinal infections such as hepatitis, infectious diarrhea, and more

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A "Must-Have" reference for every emergency department and for every emergency department physician!This is the first book on the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases, as they present to the Emergency Department, that's been written specifically for emergency physicians by emergency physicians. These expert authors, working ...

Ellen M. Slaven, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Section of Emergency Medicine Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, LA Susan C. Stone, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Fred A...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:486 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 0.77 inPublished:September 5, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007143416X

ISBN - 13:9780071434164

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Acute Rhinosinusitis, Keith Posley
2. Pharyngitis, Jeff Wiese & Michelle Guidry
3. Otitis, Jason M. Redd & Peter E. Sokolove
4. Odontogenic Infections, Conjunctivitis, Rhinitis, and Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis, Robert J. Paquette
5. Meningitis, Rodrigo Hasbun
6. Acute Encephalitis, Trevor J. Mills
7. Epidural Abscess and Brain Abscess, Lisa D. Mills8. HIV-Associated Central Nervous System Infections, Andrew Nevins & Mark Holodniy
9. Influenza, Bennett P. deBoisblanc & John R. Godke
10. Community-Acquired Pneumonia and Bronchitis, Peter DeBlieux
11. Tuberculosis, Juzar Ali
12. Anaerobic Lung Abscess, John R. Godke & Bennett P. deBoisblanc
13. Infective Endocarditis, Jorge A. Fernandez & Stuart P. Swadron
14. Myocarditis and Pericarditis, Jorge A. Martinez & Melissa A. McKay
15. Hepatitis, Jan M. Schoenberger
16. Hepatobiliary Infections, Robert L. Trowbridge
17. Peritonitis: Primary SBP and Second Peritonitis, Lynne McCullough & Sunil Schroff
18. Infectious Diarrhea, Tamara L. Thomas & Elizabeth Lynch
19. HIV-Associated Gastrointestinal Infections, Andrew Nevins & Mark Holodniy
20. Urinary Tract Infections, Jordan C. Foster & Osman Sayan
21. Febrile Child, Maureen McCollough & David Talan
22. Sepsis, Tonya Jagneaux, David E. Taylor, & Stephen P. Kantrow
23. Adverse Cutaneous Drug Eruptions, Jeffrey E. Frederic & Lee T. Nesbitt, Jr.
24. Primary Skin Infections: Impetigo, Erysipelas, Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis, Fred A. Lopez, Ellen M. Slaven, & Charles V. Sanders
25. Pyogenic Skin and Soft Tissue Infections, Ellen M. Slaven & Fred A. Lopez
26. Viral-Associated Exanthems, Jeffrey C. Poole
27. Osteomyelitis/Infected Prosthetic Devices, Cedric J. Tankson & Peter C. Krause
28. Septic Arthritis, Javier Marquez, Liliana Candia, & Luis R. Espinoza
29. Plantar Puncture Wounds, Kathleen C. Hubbell
30. Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Heather Murphy-Lavoid & Keith Van Meter
31. Paronychias, Felons, and Tenosynovitis, Fiona E. Gallahue & Rafael E. Torres
32. Animals Bites and Rabies, Robert A. Green and Wallace A. Carter
33. Tetanus, Roma Hernandez & Sean Henderson
34. Bioterrorism: Anthrax, Smallpox, Plague, and Tularemia, Kerry King
35. Occupational Exposure in Health Care Personnel, Joanne T. Maffei
36. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Stephanie N. Taylor & David H. Martin
37. Emerging Infections, Stephen J. Playe & Pieter V. Esterhay
38. Tick-Borne Diseases, Julio E. Figueroa, II
39. Fever in the Returning Traveler, Diane M. Birnbaumer
40. Immunizations, Michael E. Hagensee
41. HIV in the Emergency Room, Ronald D. Wilcox
Index

Editorial Reviews

"This book is very good in covering a vast variety of topics in infectious diseases from the viewpoint of an emergency room physician. It provides a quick and easy reference guide, tables on management and, best of all, descriptions of various cases to help educate. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service