Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 19, 2009 - Medical - 4320 pages

After thirty years, PPID is still the reference of choice for comprehensive, global guidance on diagnosing and treating the most challenging infectious diseases. Drs. Mandell, Bennett, and Dolin have substantially revised and meticulously updated, this new edition to save you time and to ensure you have the latest clinical and scientific knowledge at your fingertips. With new chapters, expanded and updated coverage, increased worldwide perspectives, and many new contributors, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th Edition helps you identify and treat whatever infectious disease you see.

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  • Find the latest diagnoses and treatments for currently recognized and newly emerging infectious diseases, such as those caused by avian and swine influenza viruses.
  • Put the latest knowledge to work in your practice with new or completely revised chapters on influenza (new pandemic strains); new Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) virus; probiotics; antibiotics for resistant bacteria; antifungal drugs; new antivirals for hepatitis B and C; Clostridium difficile treatment; sepsis; advances in HIV prevention and treatment; viral gastroenteritis; Lyme disease; Helicobacter pylori; malaria; infections in immunocompromised hosts; immunization (new vaccines and new recommendations); and microbiome.
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  • Access the information you need easily and rapidly with new succinct chapter summaries that include diagnosis, therapy, and prevention.
  • Experience clinical scenarios with vivid clarity through a richly illustrated, full-color format that includes 1500 photographs for enhanced visual guidance.
 

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Contents

PART II Major Clinical Syndromes
763
Index
i
Front cover
xcix
Half title page
i
Title page for Vol II
iii
Copyright page
iv
Contributors
v
Preface to the First Edition
xxvii
Preface to the Seventh Edition
xxix
Table of Contents
xxxi
PART III Infectious Diseases and Their Etiologic Agents
1905
PART IV Special Problems
3667
Index
i
Copyright

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John E. Bennett, MD, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine; Bethesda, Maryland

Raphael Dolin, MD, Maxwell Finland Professor of Medicine (Microbiology & Molecular Genetics), Harvard Medical School; Attending Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Martin J. Blaser, MD, Henry Rutgers Chair of the Human Microbiome, Professor of Medicine and Microbiology - RWJNS, Director, Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey

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