Specialist Training in Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780723432845

Specialist Training in Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV

1st Edition

Authors: Daniel Clutterbuck
Hardcover ISBN: 9780723432845
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 8th October 2004
Page Count: 304

Table of Contents

Sexually transmitted infections: the sexual health consultation.

Non-gonococcal urethritis

Chlamydial infection and pelvic inflammatory disease

Vaginal discharge

Bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis and trichomoniasis

Gonorrhoea

Prostatitis

Epididymitis and conditions associated with sexually transmitted infection

Syphilis, herpes simplex virus and infections causing genital ulceration

Infections and conditions of the genital skin

Viral hepatitis and the management of blood-borne virus exposure

HIV testing, diagnosis and outpatient management.

Symptomatic HIV infection and AIDS

Antiretroviral therapy.

Description

Highly Commended (Public Health category), BMA Awards 2005
This innovative resource is a "bridge" between an introductory survey text and a very large, comprehensive reference designed for the specialist, while retaining the best qualities of each. Its comprehensive, concisely presented coverage encompasses all aspects of the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with sexually transmitted infections and HIV. Evidence-based treatment options are presented whenever possible, and references direct readers to more in-depth sources. Full-color illustrations and photographs, bulleted lists, and tables make information easy to access and bring the text to life.

Key Features

  • Presents important information in a quick-access format with bulleted lists, boxes, and tables.
  • Offers evidence-based treatment options, with references, wherever possible.
  • Includes an outstanding collection of full-color illustrations and photographs.
  • Provides relevant case histories and associated questions at the end of each chapter, to reinforce knowledge and understanding.

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby Ltd. 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Hardcover ISBN:
9780723432845

About the Authors

Daniel Clutterbuck Author

Consultant in Genitourinary & HIV Medicine, Chalmers Centre, Edinburgh, UK

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Genitourinary Medicine, Physician, Lothian University Hospitals, Edinburgh, UK