Netter's Infectious Disease

1st Edition

Authors: Elaine Jong Dennis Stevens
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437701258
eBook ISBN: 9781455712250
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 7th September 2011
Page Count: 624

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

SECTION I: VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

1. Introduction to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Children and Adolescents

2. Diphtheria and Tetanus

3. Bordetella pertussis and Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

4. Haemophilus influenza Type B

5. Pneumococcal Disease: Infections Caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae

6. Infections Caused by Neisseria meningitidis

7. Poliomyelitis (Polio) and Polioviruses

8. Influenza

9. Rotavirus Infection

10. Measles

11. Mumps

12. Rubella

13. Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections

14. Hepatitis A Infection and Prevention

15. Hepatitis B Infections

16. Human Papillomavirus Infections and Prevention

SECTION II: SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS

17. Introduction to Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

18. Impetigo

19. Erysipelas and Cellulitis

20. Folliculitis, Furuncles, and Carbuncles

21. Life-Threatening Soft Tissue Infections

22. Superficial Dermatophyte Infections of the Skin

23. Herpes Simplex Virus Infections

24. Nontuberculosis Mycobacterial Skin Infections

SECTION III: RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS

25. Introduction to Respiratory Tract Infections

26. Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Bacterial

27. Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

28. Atypical Pneumonia

29. Aspiration Pneumonia

30. Viral Respiratory Infections

31. Sinus Infections

32. Acute Otitis Media

33. Pharyngitis

34. Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

SECTION IV: SYSTEMIC INFECTIONS

35. Introduction to Systemic Infections

36. Endocarditis

37. Meningitis

38. Osteomyelitis

39. Urinary Tract Infections

40. Systemic Fungal Infections

SECTION V:


Description

Netter’s Infectious Diseases provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of current global infectious disease concerns. Elaine Jong and Dennis Stevens, and panel of expert contributors cover the basics of the field using beautiful Netter illustrations and accessible "need to know" information on major conditions and problems—including vaccine-preventable diseases, drug-resistant Staph and TB infections, pandemic flu, echinococcosis, and Chagas' disease. It’s a great tool for quick review or for sharing with patients and staff.

Key Features

  • Review the basics of infectious disease through comprehensive coverage contained in a single volume reference.
  • Access "need to know" information from the uniformly concise text and instructive Netter paintings.
  • View detailed Netter illustrations that provide a quick and memorable overview of microbiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation.
  • Stay current on modern infectious disease concerns—such as vaccine-preventable diseases, drug-resistant Staph and TB infections, pandemic flu, infections in compromised hosts, reproductive tract infections, infections transmitted from animals to man, and imported infections such as malaria, echinococcosis, and Chagas' disease—with new illustrations in the Netter tradition specifically created to address new topics.

Details

No. of pages:
624
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455712250
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437701258
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437701265
Paperback ISBN:
9780323374743

About the Authors

Elaine Jong Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Medicine; Director, Hall Health Primary Care Center; Medical Director, UW Campus Health Services; Director Emeritus, UW Travel & Tropical Medicine Clinic, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA

Dennis Stevens Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise, ID Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington; Chief, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise, Idaho