Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases Board Review

Paperback | September 30, 2011

EditorZelalem Temesgen

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Infectious diseases is an area of medicine that has always been relevant and important in all regions of the world. In recent years, the relevance and importance have been emphasized and heightened by a number of issues, including the emergence of new infections (such as HIV, the novel H1N1influenza pandemic, avian flu, and severe acute respiratory syndrome) as well as increasing resistance to current established treatments of various infections (such as those caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus species, several gram-negative bacteria, andMycobacterium tuberculosis). There is a need to provide accurate and up-to-date information to infectious diseases practitioners who are at the front line of the effort against these problems. Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases Board Review is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art publication. Written by practicing Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialists, the book covers current and essential clinical aspects of diseases likely to be encountered by the infectious diseases specialist as wellas to appear on the subspecialty infectious diseases board examination. Relevant and practical information is presented in an uncluttered format with liberal use of tables, diagrams, algorithms, and images as appropriate.While the primary audience of the book is practicing infectious diseases specialists preparing for their subspecialty board examination, the broader utility of this publication will include its use as an update for infectious diseases physicians, as a teaching curriculum in infectious diseasestraining programs, and as a user-friendly and practical resource in infectious diseases for noninfectious diseases physicians and health care providers. This publication will be a useful resource not only in the United States but throughout the world.

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Infectious diseases is an area of medicine that has always been relevant and important in all regions of the world. In recent years, the relevance and importance have been emphasized and heightened by a number of issues, including the emergence of new infections (such as HIV, the novel H1N1influenza pandemic, avian flu, and severe acut...

Zelalem Temesgen, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and a Consultant in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He established the HIV Clinic at Mayo Clinic and is currently the Director of the HIV program as well as the Director of the Mayo Clinic Global HIV Education Initiative. Dr. Temesgen is board ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:584 pages, 8.58 × 11.1 × 1.5 inPublished:September 30, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199827621

ISBN - 13:9780199827626

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Table of ContentsSection I: General1. Lynn L. Estes, PharmD, RPh: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Antimicrobials2. Lynn L. Estes, PharmD, RPh, and John W. Wilson, MD: Antimicrobials3. W. Charles Huskins, MD: Health Care-Associated Infection Prevention and Control Programs4. Matthew J. Binnicker, PhD, Glenn D. Roberts, PhD, and Nancy L. Wengenack, PhD: Mycobacterial and Fungal DiagnosticQuestions and AnswersSection II: Etiologic Agents5. Randall C. Walker, MD: Select Viruses in Adults6. Robin Patel, MD: Select Gram-positive Aerobic Bacteria7. David R. McNamara, MD, and Franklin R. Cockerill III, MD: Select Gram-negative Aerobic Bacteria8. M. Rizwan Sohail, MD: Select Anerobic Bacteria: Clostridium tetani and Clostridium botulinum9. Julio C. Mendez, MD: Borrelia and Leptospira Species10. Alan J. Wright, MD: Tick-Borne Infections11. Irene G. Sia, MD: Mycobacteria12. Christine L. Terrell, MD: Nocardia and Actinomyces13. Shimon Kusne MD, and Ann E. McCullough, MD: Candida Species14. Shimon Kusne, MD, and Ann E. McCullough, MD: Aspergillus Species15. Janis E. Blair, MD: Histoplasma capsulatum16. Janis E. Blair, MD: Blastomyces dermatitidis17. Janis E. Blair, MD: Coccidioides Species18. Janis E. Blair, MD: Paracoccidioides brasiliensis19. Janis E. Blair, MD: Sporothrix schenckii20. Shimon Kusne, MD, and Ann E. McCullough, MD: Cryptococcus neoformans21. Holenarasipur R. Vikram, MD, FACP, FIDSA: Emerging Fungal Infections22. Jon E. Rosenblatt, MD, and Bobbi S. Pritt, MD: Parasitic InfectionsQuestions and AnswersSection III: Select Major Clinical Syndromes23. Mary J. Kasten, MD: Fever of Unknown Origin24. Lisa M. Brumble, MD: Infections of the Oral Cavity, Neck, and Head25. Priya Sampathkumar, MD: Pneumonia26. Walter C. Hellinger, MD: Urinary Tract Infections27. Andrew D. Badley, MD: Sepsis Syndrome28. Robert Orenstein, DO: Infectious Diarrhea29. Robert Orenstein, DO: Intra-abdominal Infections30. Stacey A. Rizza, MD: Viral Hepatitis31. Larry M. Baddour, MD, and Daniel Z. Uslan, MD: Infective Endocarditis32. Michael R. Keating, MD: Infections of the Central Nervous System33. Imad M. Tleyjeh, MD, MSc, and Larry M. Baddour, MD: Skin and Soft Tissue Infections34. Elie F. Berbari, MD, and Douglas R. Osmon, MD: Osteomyelitis, Infectious Arthritis, and Orthopedic Device Infection35. Randall S. Edson, MD: Sexually Transmitted DiseasesQuestions and AnswersSection IV: Special Hosts and Situations36. Zelalem Temesgen, MD: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection37. Anne M. Meehan, MB, BCh, PhD, and Eric M. Poeschla, MD: HIV-Associated Opportunistic Infections and Conditions38. John W. Wilson, MD, and Michelle A. Elliott, MD: Infections in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies39. Raymund R. Razonable, MD: Infections in Transplant Recipients40. Rodney L. Thompson, MD, and Priya Sampathkumar, MD: Health Care-Associated Infections41. Kristi L. Boldt, MD: Obstetric and Gynecologic Issues Related to Infectious Diseases42. Thomas G. Boyce, MD: Pediatric Infectious Diseases43. Abinash Virk, MD: Travel Medicine44. Priya Sampathkumar, MD: Adult Immunizations45. Mark P. Wilhelm, MD, FACP: Agents of BioterrorismQuestions and Answers