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

Crash Course: Infectious Diseases

1st Edition

Series Editors: Daniel Horton-Szar
Authors: Emma Nickerson
Paperback ISBN: 9780723433873
eBook ISBN: 9780723437888
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 11th May 2007
Page Count: 294

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
Meningitis/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


Description

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.


Details

No. of pages:
294
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby Ltd. 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780723437888
Paperback ISBN:
9780723433873

About the Series Editors

Daniel Horton-Szar Series Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Northgate Medical Practice, Canterbury, Kent, UK

About the Authors

Emma Nickerson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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