Infection: Microbiology and Management (PDF)

Infection Microbiology and Management

Author:
Barbara Bannister, Stephen Gillespie & Jane Jones
Release at: 2006
Pages: 553
Edition:
3rd Edition
File Size: 8 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English




Description of Infection: Microbiology and Management (PDF)

Infection: Microbiology and Management written by B. Bannister, S. Gillespie & J. Jones is a great book for infection related studies available in PDF download. Infection Microbiology and Management encompass the management of infections in both the hospital and the community. It has been designed as a problem-solving text, which will be equally useful both to those preparing for examinations and to those working in the clinical setting. The introductory section sets out the important definitions required for the understanding of infectious diseases, their origins and routes of transmission to humans, their diagnosis, management, and control.

The presentation, diagnosis, and management of individual diseases are described in the systematic chapters. Each chapter introduces the range of diseases that can affect the relevant system and lists the pathogens responsible for each presentation in approximate order of importance. For each individual pathogen, the epidemiology and microbiology, clinical presentations and diagnosis, and strategies for prevention and control are described.

This textbook is designed to be used either as a learning text or as a practical textbook in the clinical setting. It should be most useful for senior medical and pharmacy students and for doctors preparing for examinations and assessments at the completion of general medical and surgical training programmes. It would be a useful text for those undertaking specialist training in clinical microbiology or public health, and would provide background information relevant to their everyday work as specialists. It contains much information that will be useful for infection control and for public health nurses, community nurses and environmental health offi cers.




Content of Infection: Microbiology and Management (PDF)


Part 1: Infection, Pathogens, and Antimicrobial Agents

Chapter 1: The Nature and Pathogenesis of Infection

Chapter 2: Structure and Classification of Pathogens

Chapter 3: Laboratory Techniques in the Diagnosis of Infection

Chapter 4: Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Part 2: Systematic Infectious Diseases

Chapter 5: Infections with Skin, Mucosal, and Soft-tissue Disorders

Chapter 6: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

Chapter 7: Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Chapter 8: Gastrointestinal Infections and Food Poisoning

Chapter 9: Infections of the Liver

Chapter 10: Infections of the Urinary Tract

Chapter 11: Childhood Infections

Chapter 12: Infections of the Cardiovascular System

Chapter 13: Infections of the Central Nervous System

Chapter 14: Bone and Joint Infections

Part 3: Genital, Sexually Transmitted and Birth-Related Infections

Chapter 15: Genital and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Chapter 16: HIV Infection and Retroviral Diseases

Chapter 17: Congenital and Perinatal Infections

Part 4: Disorders Affecting More Than One System

Chapter 18: Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases

Chapter 19: Bacteraemia and Sepsis

Chapter 20: Pyrexia of Unknown Origin

Chapter 21: Post-infectious Disorders

Part 5: Special Hosts, Environments and the Community

Chapter 22: Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

Chapter 23: Hospital Infections

Chapter 24: Travel-associated and Exotic Diseases

Chapter 25: Control of Infection in the Community

Chapter 26: Emerging and Re-emerging Infections

Index

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