Richard K. Root, Clinical Infectious Diseases: a practical approach

Richard K. Root, Clinical Infectious Diseases: a practical approach

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Descrizione

Curatore F. Waldvogel, L. Corey e W.E. Stamm
Traduttore
Luogo e Anno New York, 1999
Illustrazioni e Foto
Schemi e fotografie in B/N
N. Volumi 1 N. Pagine 1013
Formato (cm.) 22 x 28 Peso (kg.) 2,67 kg.
Descrizione

«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 a practical 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 infections worldwide. 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 compiled in 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, as well 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 well as management of opportunistic infections.»

Note
Edizione ben curata e di pregio del 1999, con copertina rigida in similpelle rossa. Stato di conservazione: ottimo / come nuovo (unici difetti: inscurimento lieve agli spigoli esterni delle pagine ed un paio di punti di usura, quasi invisibili, nella pelle della copertina).

Informazioni aggiuntive

Lingua

Inglese

Edizione

Oxford University Press

Soggetto

Medicina

Anno di pubblicazione

1999

Genere

Scientifici

Formato

Copertina Rigida

Illustrazioni

Fotografie e Disegni in B/N

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