Prepared by residents and fellows, this consult manual covers the full spectrum of infectious disease problems. It offers clinicians valuable assistance in determining what infections the patient is at risk for, where and how (s)he acquired the infection, how to evaluate and manage the patient, and what complications to expect. Chapters on infections of each organ system begin with an approach to that organ system. Other topics covered include bioterrorism, sexually transmitted diseases, brucellosis, systemic mycoses, immunizations, and antimicrobials.The second group is patients undergoing urologic surgery, who have a high chance of becoming bacteremic after instrumentation. Many of the studies surrounding this issue have been done on elderly institutionalized patients who are theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Washington Manual Infectious Diseases Subspecialty Consult|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005|