Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Medicine, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Medicine, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

1st Edition - July 15, 2016

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  • Authors: Thomas Yoshikawa, Dean Norman
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323459655
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323459662

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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.

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

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2016
  • Published: July 15, 2016
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323459655
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323459662

About the Authors

Thomas Yoshikawa

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

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

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