Medical Microbiology: The Big Picture

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 24, 2008 - Medical - 512 pages

Get the Big Picture of Medical Microbiology-and zero-in on what your really need to know to ace the course and board exams and prepare for clinical rotations!

Medical Microbiology: The Big Picture is a different kind of resource. With an emphasis on what you “need to know” versus “what's nice to know,” and featuring 300 full-color illustrations, it offers a focused, streamlined overview of clinical microbiology and immunology. You'll find a succinct, user-friendly presentation designed to make even the most complex concepts understandable in a short amount of time.

With just the right balance of information to give you the edge at exam time, Medical Microbiology: The Big Picture features:

  • A “Big Picture” perspective on precisely what you need to know
  • Clinically oriented coverage of infections of the central nervous system, eyes and ears, respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, hematopoietic/lymphoreticular system, bone and joints, and more
  • 300 labeled and fully-explained full-color illustrations
  • Numerous summary tables and figures
  • Key concepts at the end of each chapter
  • 100 USMLE-type questions, answers, and explanations to help you prepare for the exams
 

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Contents

Central Nervous System
77
Eyes and Ears
101
Respiratory Tract
121
Gastrointestinal Tract and Liver
167
Hematopoietic and Lymphoreticular System
239
Circulatory System
289
Cardiovascular System
301
Bones and Joint
323
Genitourinary Tract
337
Questions and Discussions
371
Important Medical Microbiology Laboratory Tests
403
Index
419
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About the author (2008)

Neal R. Chamberlain, PhD, Associate Professor, A.T. Still University of Health Science/KCOM, Department of Microbiology/Immunology.

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