Crash Course: Infectious Diseases - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780723433873, 9780723437888

Crash Course: Infectious Diseases

1st Edition

Authors: Emma Nickerson
Print ISBN: 9780723433873
eBook ISBN: 9780723437888
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 11th May 2007
Page Count: 294


Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Patient Presents With . . .

1. Fevers and rashes
History/Examination /Investigations
2. Meningitis
History/Examination /Investigations
3. Upper respiratory tract symptoms
History/Examination /Investigations
4. Lower respiratory tract symptoms
History/Examination /Investigations/Severity scoring
5. Diarrhoea
History/Examination /Investigations
6. Jaundice and right upper quadrant pain
Jaundice/Right upper quadrant pain
7. Urinary symptoms
History/Examination /Investigations
8. Genital symptoms
History/Examination /Investigations
9. Cellulitis
History/Examination /Investigations
10. Complications from intravenous drug use
History/Examination /Investigations
11. Unwell from abroad
History/Examination /Investigations
12. Fever when immunocompromised
Respiratory infections/Oral infections/Abdominal infections/Central nervous system infections/Eye infections /Skin infections
13. Pyrexia of unknown origin
History/Examination /Investigations

Part II: Diseases and Disorders

14. Childhood exanthemas and other rashes
Chickenpox (varicella zoster virus)/Shingles or herpes zoster (varicella zoster virus)/Measles (paramyxovirus)/Rubella (Rubella virus)/Scarlet fever (Streptococcus pyogenes)/Erythema infectiosum (parvovirus B19)/Mumps (paramyxovirus)/Other rashes/Rheumatic fever/Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi)/Erythema multiforme
15. Meningitis and encephalitis
16. Upper respiratory tract infections
Viral infections/Bacterial infections
17. Lower respiratory tract infections
Community-acquired typical pneumonia/Community-acquired atypical pneumonias/Viral infections/Hospital-acquired infections/Infections in immunocompromised patients
18. Gastroenteritis
Bacterial causes/Viral causes/Protozoal causes
19. Liver and biliary tract infections
Hepatitis/Other liver infections/Biliary tract infections


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About the Author

Emma Nickerson

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior House Officer on medical rotation at Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK