Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Smart Study Guide for Medical Students, Residents, Physicians and Clinical Pharmacists

1st Edition - January 1, 2023

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  • Author: Saif ul Islam
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780443187421

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Infectious Diseases: Smart Study Guide for Medical Students, Residents, Physicians, and Clinical Pharmacists consolidates knowledge and information into a step-by-step process that is easy to understand, remember, and apply in a clinical setting. The information presented is necessary for medical students and has comprehensive coverage of the information needed during residency and beyond.The content is organized to provide an overview of microbiology and its different microbes. Diseases are discussed in depth including cause, per microbe, guiding the audience from microbe recognition, disease diagnosis, and treatments. Infectious Diseases: Smart Study Guide for Medical Students, Residents, Physicians, and Clinical Pharmacists is the only book that can be used throughout the lifecycle of treatment, appropriate for medical students, residents, practicing physicians, and clinical pharmacists for diagnosis, treatment and cure of infectious diseases.

Key Features

  • Consolidates knowledge and information on infectious diseases
  • Presents content that is easy to understand, remember, and apply in a clinical setting
  • Educates students on how to diagnose, treat, and cure infectious diseases

Readership

Medical students and medical residents

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1

    Overview of microbiology

    Bacteria

    Classification

    Bacterial pathology

    Chapter 2

    Gram positive bacteria

    Classification of gram-positive bacteria

    Gram positive cocci

    Streptococcus

    Gram positive baccili

    Chapter 3

    Anaerobic bacteria

    Classification

    Spore forming gram positive anerobic bacilli

    Clostridium botulinum

    Non sporing gram positive anerobic bacilli

    Actinomyces

    Gram negative anerobic cocci

    Gram negative anerobic bacilli

    Summary table of gram positive & anerobic bacteria

    Chapter 4

    Gram negative bacteria

    CLassification

    Gram negative Cocci

    Gram negative bacilli

    Enterics

    Bacteroidaceae

    Vibrionaceae37

    Hospital or nursing home acquired

    Pseudomonas

    Respiratory

    Zoonotic

    Chapter 5

    Obligate intrecellular

    Chlamydia

    Ricketsiae

    Chapter 6

    Spirochetes

    Chapter 7

    Acid fast bacteria

    Chapter 8

    Bacteria with no cell wall

    Summary of gram-negative bacteria and the treatment

    Chapter 9

    Antibacterial Drugs

    Classification

    First generation

    Second generation

    Third generation

    Fourth generation

    Fifth generation

    Summary cephalosporin

    Carbapenems

    inhibitor of protein synthesesis in bacterial cell

    Antibiotic for high resistance gram positive bacteriaantipseudomonal antibiotics

    antibiotics for anerobic bacteria

    Chapter 10

    Viruses

    Respiratory viruses

    Viruses associated with gastroenteritis

    Exanthematous viruses

    Enterovirus

    Hepatitis

    Viruses infect cns

    Viruses cause meningitis

    Viruses caused hemorrhagic fever

    Virus cause skin or mucus membrane infection

    Human papillomalloma virus

    Other herpes virus

    Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

    Chapter 11

    Non-hiv antiviral drugs

    CHAPTER 12

    Fungus

    Classification

    Yeast

    Molds

    Dermatophytes

    Risk factors for fungal infection

    Chapter 13

    Antifungal drugs

    Summary of anti-fungal drugs

    Chapter 14

    Parasitic infection

    Classification114

    Protozoa

    Helminthis

    Nematodes

    Trematodes

    Cestodes (Tapeworm)

    Chapter 15

    Antiparasitic Drugs

    Chapter 16

    Common infection caused by multiple organisms

    Respiratory infection

    Upper respiratory infection

    Meningitis

    Encephalitis

    Brain abscess

    Bacteremia

    Sepsis and septic shock

    Endocarditis

    Urinary tract infection

    Gastro-intestinal infection

    Mouth infection

    Gastroenteritis (infectious diarrhea)

    Diverticulitis

    Appendicitis

    Ear infection

    Otitis media

    Mastoiditis

    Otitis externa (swimmer’s ear)

    Nasal infection

    Eye infections

    Conjunctivitis

    Stye (hordeolum)

    Dacryocystitis

    Uveitis

    Keratitis

    Cavernous sinus thrombosis (cst)

    Orbital cellulitis

    Preseptal or periorbital cellulitis158

    Skin infection

    Normal skin flora

    Folliculitis, furuncle, and carbuncle

    Ecthyma

    Erythrasma

    Cellulitis

    Crysipelas

    Necrotizing fasciitis

    Parasitic skin infection

    Scabies

    Lice

    Bedbugs

    Cutaneous larva migrans

    Cutaneous myiasis

    Summary of common infection

    Dosing, indications, dose adjustment, and pregnancy category table

     

Product details

  • No. of pages: 200
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2023
  • Published: January 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780443187421

About the Author

Saif ul Islam

Dr. Islam is a Medical Doctor at the Adventist Health Hospital, CA, USA and works as a Clinical Pharmacist since 2012. He studied Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Medical Center. He published several articles in prestigious journals like the Lancet. He has 25 years of experience treating infectious diseases

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Doctor, Adventist Health Hospital, CA, USA

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