Reviews of Clinical Infectious Diseases, 1982 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122503504, 9781483269177

Reviews of Clinical Infectious Diseases, 1982

1st Edition

Authors: Robert Fekety
eBook ISBN: 9781483269177
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th September 1978
Page Count: 310
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Description

Reviews of Clinical Infectious Diseases, 1982 is a compendium of pertinent articles concerning infectious diseases that are significantly important and interesting to clinicians.

The book provides summaries and interpretations of each article to stimulate interest and ease of discernment. The reviews are grouped into seven chapters discussing topics such as pathogenesis and host factors; prevention of infection; diagnosis and diagnostic imaging; antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy; specific clinical syndromes; and specific etiologic agents and infectious diseases and diseases of uncertain etiology.

Clinicians, medical students, hospital epidemiologists, and clinical microbiologists will find the book very useful.

Table of Contents


Preface


Host-Parasite Relationships and the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases


Host-Parasite Interactions: Surface Factors


Host-Parasite Interactions: Non-specific Serum Factors


Host-Parasite Interactions: Leukocytes


Immunologic Responses to Infection


Prevention of Infection


Nosocomial Infections


Compromised Hosts


Immunization


Prophylactic Antibiotics and Postoperative Infections


Laboratory Diagnosis and Diagnostic Imaging


Clinical Microbiology and Serology


Diagnostic Imaging


Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy


Susceptibility Testing and Interpretation


General Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy


Resistance to Antimicrobials


Side Effects of Antimicrobial Therapy


Antibiotic Associate Colitis


Penicillins


Cephalosporins


Thienamycin


Aminoglycosides and Other Aminocyclitols


Chloramphenicol


Clindamycin and Erythromycin


Metronidazole


Tetracycline


Rifampin


Sulfonamides and Trimethoprim


Vancomycin


Miscellaneous Antibacterial Agents


Antimycobacterial Therapy


Antifungal Therapy


Antiviral Therapy


Antiparasitic Therapy


Specific Clinical Syndromes


Fever


Upper Respiratory Tract Infections


Lower Respiratory Tract Infections


Cardiovascular Infections


Septicemia and Septic Shock


Skin and Soft Tissue Infections


Intra-abdominal Sepsis


Gastroenteritis


Urinary Tract Infections


Gonococcal Infections and Urethritis


Sexually Transmitted Diseases


Gyne

Details

No. of pages:
310
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1982
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483269177

About the Author

Robert Fekety

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

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