Elsevier Announces New Edition of Infectious Diseases

Updated landmark text includes latest on H1N1 and many other timely topics

Philadelphia, 6 July, 2010 Elsevier, the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, proudly announces the release of Infectious Diseases, 3rd Edition.
Presented in an engaging multi-media format that includes a robust set of interactive and online features, this completely revised landmark text remains unique among infectious disease resources; offering comprehensive, practical, highly visual guidance to effectively overcoming the latest clinical infectious disease challenges.

Edited by renowned experts Jonathan Cohen, William G. Powderly, and Steven M. Opal, Infectious Diseases provides brand-new information on new strains of the H1N1 and avian influenza viruses, SARS, nosocomial infections, HIV/AIDS, and many other timely topics. Seven new section editors, and an even more geographically diverse set of contributors, provide valuable global insights and clinical best practices on all forms of infectious disease.

Online features include access to the complete contents of this 2-volume set, regular content updates by the book’s editorial team, case studies with self-assessment questions, an interactive disease outbreak map, an antimicrobial pharmacokinetics mannequin, ID secret of the week, additional updates from The Lancet - Infectious Diseases, a downloadable image library, and more at Elsevier's Expert Consult web site.

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Notes to Editors:
Infectious Diseases, 3rd Edition - Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features and Print (ISBN: 978-0-7234-3503-7) is 2045 pages in length and contains approximately 1400 illustrations. It is edited by Jonathan Cohen, M Sc, FRCP, FRCPath, FRCPE, FMedSci, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Dean of the Medical School, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK; Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Infectious Diseases; William G. Powderly, MD, Head of School, UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science, Dublin, Ireland and Steven M. Opal, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, USA.
Infectious Diseases, 3rd Edition is available at http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com. Drs. Cohen, Powderly, and Opal may be reached for interviews by contacting Tom Reller at T.Reller@Elsevier.com. For review copies, please contact Helena Mutak at h.mutak@elsevier.com or at 215.239.3509.

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