Netter's Infectious Diseases - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323711593

Netter's Infectious Diseases

2nd Edition

Editors: Elaine Jong Dennis Stevens
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323711593
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 19th March 2021
Page Count: 640

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Widely used by students, residents, generalists, and specialists, Netter’s Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition delivers must-know information on infectious diseases in a highly illustrated, easily accessible format. Concise visual overviews of essential topics provide a convenient, trustworthy way to review the basics of a given infectious disease or issue or to share with patients or staff. Drs. Elaine Jong and Dennis Stevens cover the wide spectrum of illness and disease in this complex field using memorable illustrations by world-renowned artist Frank H. Netter and others, offering a time-saving, authoritative look at infectious disease risk factors, clinical presentations, pathophysiology, and more.

Table of 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 influenzae 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 Infection
    16. Human Papillomavirus Infections and Prevention
    17. SECTION II Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections

    18. Introduction to Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
    19. Impetigo
    20. Erysipelas and Cellulitis
    21. Folliculitis, Furuncles, and Carbuncles
    22. Life-Threatening Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
    23. Superficial Dermatophyte Infections of the Skin
    24. Herpes Simplex Virus Infection
    25. Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
    26. SECTION III Respiratory Tract Infections

    27. Introduction to Respiratory Tract Infections
    28. Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Bacterial
    29. Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
    30. Atypical Pneumonia
    31. Aspiration Pneumonia
    32. Viral Respiratory Infections
    33. Sinus Infections
    34. Acute Otitis Media
    35. Pharyngitis
    36. Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    37. SECTION IV Systemic Infections

    38. Introduction to Systemic Infections
    39. Endocarditis
    40. Meningitis
    41. Osteomyelitis
    42. Urinary Tract Infections
    43. Systemic Fungal Infections
    44. SECTION V Surgical Infections

    45. Surgical Infections: Introduction and Overview
    46. Acute Appendicitis
    47. Acute Ascending Cholangitis and Suppurative Toxic Cholangitis
    48. Acute Diverticulitis
    49. Hydatid Cyst Disease (Echinococcosis)
    50. Intraabdominal Abscess
    51. Liver Abscess: Pyogenic and Amebic Hepatic Abscess
    52. Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infections
    53. Anorectal Abscess and Fistula in Ano
    54. Peritonitis
    55. Pyomyositis (Pyomyositis Tropicans)
    56. Surgical Site Infections
    57. SECTION VI Sexually Transmitted Infections

    58. Introduction to Sexually Transmitted Infections
    59. Trichomonas vaginalis
    60. Herpes Simplex Virus Genital Infection
    61. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
    62. Human Papillomavirus
    63. Infections Caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, Including Lymphogranuloma Venereum
    64. Infections With Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    65. Syphilis (Treponema pallidum)
    66. Bacterial Vaginosis, Related Syndromes, and Less Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    67. SECTION VII Infections Associated With International Travel and Outdoor Activities

    68. Introduction to Infections Associated With International Travel and Outdoor Activities
    69. Malaria
    70. Yellow Fever
    71. Travelers’ Diarrhea
    72. Cholera
    73. Enteric Fever: Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever
    74. Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E: Focus on Adult Infections
    75. Rabies
    76. Arboviruses of Medical Importance
    77. West Nile Virus Disease
    78. Tick-Borne Encephalitis
    79. Lyme Disease
    80. Leptospirosis
    81. Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis
    82. SECTION VIII Parasitic Diseases

    83. Introduction to Parasitic Diseases
    84. Amebiasis
    85. Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, and Other Intestinal Protozoa
    86. Soil-Transmitted Helminths and Other Intestinal Roundworms
    87. Intestinal Cestodes (Tapeworms)
    88. Cysticercosis
    89. Food-Borne Trematodes: Liver, Lung, and Intestinal Flukes
    90. Schistosomiasis
    91. Filarial Diseases
    92. Echinococcosis: Cystic and Alveolar Disease
    93. Trichinellosis
    94. Chagas Disease
    95. SECTION IX Emerging Infectious Diseases and Pandemics

    96. Introduction to Emerging Infectious Diseases and Pandemics
    97. Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
    98. Anthrax
    99. Tularemia
    100. Zika Virus Disease and Congenital Zika Virus Infection
    101. Neuroangiostrongyliasis (Rat Lungworm Disease)
    102. Ebola and Other Emerging Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
    103. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and Coronavirus Disease 2019
    104. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
    105. Influenza Virus: A Public Health Concern


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About the Editors

Elaine Jong

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Medicine Emeritus, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington; Founding Director of the UW Travel and Tropical Medicine Service; Founding Director of the UW Campus Health Service

Dennis Stevens

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