Infectious Disease - Hot Topics


  • Vin Lo Re, MD, Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

A valuable quick reference featuring key concepts in the diagnosis and management of infectious disease. Discusses the most up-to-date therapies and presents guidelines for treatment for a wide variety of conditions, including complete pharmacologic information on each drug. Packed with charts, figures, and tables for easy access.
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Interists, primary care physicians, infectious disease specialists


Book information

  • Published: July 2003
  • ISBN: 978-1-56053-580-5

Table of Contents

1. Acute Bacterial Meningitis
2. Aseptic Meningitis
3. Viral Encephalitis
4. Approach to the Patient with Acute Conjunctivitis
5. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
6. Acute Bronchitis
7. Community-Acquired Pneumonia
8. Prevention of Infective Endocarditis
9. Screening for Latent Tuberculosis
10. Management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis
11. Acute Infectious Diarrheal Diseases
12. Management of Hepatitis C
13. Intra-Abdominal Infections
14. Biliary Infections
15. Nonnecrotizing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
16. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
17. Management of Animal and Human Bites
18. Osteomyelitis
19. Septic Arthritis
20. Recognition and Diagnosis of HIV Infection
21. Urinary Tract Infections
22. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
23. Fever of Unknown Origin
24. Lyme Disease
25. Syphilis
26. Approach to the Patient with Fever and Rash
27. Pre-Travel Immunizations
28. Prevention of Malaria in Travelers
29. Fever in the Returned Traveler
30. Principal Agents of Bioterrorism