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Infectious Diseases (Hardcover)

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Drs. Cohen, Powderly and Opal, three of the most-respected names in infectious disease medicine, lead a diverse team of international contributors to bring you the latest knowledge and best practices. Extensively updated, the fourth edition includes brand-new information on advances in diagnosis of infection; Hepatitis C; managing resistant bacterial infections; and many other timely topics. An abundance of photographs and illustrations; a practical, clinically-focused style; highly-templated organization; and robust interactive content combine to make this clinician-friendly resource the fastest and best place to find all of the authoritative, current information you need.

  • Hundreds of full-color photographs and figures provide unparalleled visual guidance.

  • Consistent chapter organization and colorful page layouts make for quick searches.

  • Clinically-focused guidance from "Practice Points" demonstrates how to diagnose and treat complicated problems encountered in practice.

  • The "Syndromes by Body System", "HIV and AIDS", and "International Medicine" sections are designed toreflect how practicing specialists think when faced with a patient.

  • Over 100 Self-Assessment test questions online help study for certification and recertification.
  • Sweeping updates include new or revised chapters on:

    • Hepatitis C and antivirals

    • Fungal infection and newer antifungals

    • Microbiome and infectious diseases as well as advances in diagnosis of infection;Clostridium difficile epidemiology; infection control in the ICU setting; Chlamydia trachomatis infection; acquired syndromes associated with autoantibodies to cytokines;; management of multidrug resistant pathogens; probiotics, polymyxins, and the pathway to developing new antibiotics

    • HIV including HIV and aging, antiretroviral therapy in developing countries, and cure for HIV.

  • Online Antimicrobial pharmacokinetics mannequin, as well an all new HIV medicine mannequin are a useful visual source of treatment information

Advance clinically with practical, innovative, highly visual guidance that allows you to effectively treat and manage all your patients' diseases.

Number of Pages: 1779
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Infectious Diseases
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
Language: English
Street Date: July 21, 2016
TCIN: 51451211
UPC: 9780702062858
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-3603
$349.99

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