Infectious Diseases, Second Edition examines infections of the central nervous system, heart and blood vessels, gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary system, respiratory tract, skeletal system, and the skin. Discussing common and uncommon viruses such as, HIV, Herpes Virus, Lyme disease, and Malaria, the book reviews the clinical manifestations of each infection as well as recent advances in clinical microbiology. Infectious Diseases, Second Edition also features new chapters on Antimicrobial Agents for the Primary Care Physician and Prosthetic Joint Infections.
Here’s the expert guidance practitioners need to diagnose and treat the most commonly encountered infections! This fully revised and updated new edition keeps readers current with the latest etiologic agents, the most appropriate diagnostic tests, and the most effective management options. Practitioners will also have key information at their fingertips from the diagnostic and treatment table listed throughout the text.
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