Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Medicine, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323459655, 9780323459662

Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Medicine, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Volume 32-3

1st Edition

Authors: Thomas Yoshikawa Dean Norman
eBook ISBN: 9780323459662
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323459655
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 15th July 2016
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Table of Contents

  1. Preface
    2. Host Resistance and Immune Aging
    3. Clinical Features of Infection in Older Adults
    4. Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy in Older Adults
    5. Bacterial Pneumonia in Older Adults
    6. Tuberculosis in Older Adults
    7. Intraabdominal Infections in Older Adults
    8. Infectious Diarrhea: Norovirus and Clostridium difficile in Older Adults
    9. Urinary Tract Infections in the Older Adult
    10. Herpes Zoster
    11. Bone and Joint Infections in Older Adults
    12. Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in Older Adults
    13. Infections in Nursing Homes: Epidemiology and Prevention Programs
    14. Vaccinations for the Older Adult
    15. Index

Description

This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Drs. Thomas T. Yoshikawa and Dean C. Norman, is devoted to Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Medicine. Articles in this issue include: Host Resistance and Immunology of Aging; Clinical Features of Infection; Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy; Bacterial Pneumonia; Tuberculosis; Intraabdominal Infections; Infectious Diarrhea: Clostridium Difficile and Norovirus; Urinary Tract Infection; Herpes Zoster; Bone and Joint Infections; Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Infections in the Long-Term Care Setting; and Vaccinations.


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© Elsevier 2016
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Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323459662
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323459655

About the Authors

Thomas Yoshikawa Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles; Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California

Dean Norman Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California