Current Clinical Practice

Essential Infectious Disease Topics for Primary Care

Editors: Skolnik, Neil S. (Ed.)

  • Comprehensive, up-to-date overview
  • Practical and easy to read
  • One stop source for evidence-based guidelines
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About this book

Although infectious disease mortality is decreasing, the disease burden remains substantial as many new infections have been identified and some well-established infectious diseases have reemerged. This book provides an easy-to-use, practical, yet comprehensive resource for family practitioners to use in the daily struggle against infectious diseases. It discusses vaccines and preventive measures as well as information on how to reduce the incidence of antimicrobial-resistant organisms by judiciously prescribing antibiotics and informing patients about the appropriate use of these agents.

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"This well written and comprehensive book reviews evidence-based approaches to the most common and important infectious illnesses encountered by primary care physicians. … Medical students and primary care residents will find this a useful, quick review. Experienced practitioners may use some of the algorithms and treatment tables as a rapid point of care reference. … The content is accurate and up to date, with useful figures summarizing treatment options and decision algorithms. The index is easy to use." (Michael Ohl, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2008)

"This well-written and well-organized book offers a practical tool for the primary care physician caring for patients with common infectious diseases … . this timely book should be embraced by primary care clinicians as a key reference text for quick clinical decision-making. … It provides valuable discussion of specific diagnostic and treatment issues … and some infectious disease physicians also may find this book suitable as a quick reference guide for their daily clinical practice, given the updated information and easy-to-use format." (Carlos Franco-Paredes, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 300 (13), October, 2008)


Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Clinical Guidelines

    Russell, John

    Pages 3-14

  • Pharyngitis

    Wilson, Adrian

    Pages 15-24

  • Treatment and Management of Acute Otitis Media

    Albert, Ross H. (et al.)

    Pages 25-31

  • Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations and Acute Bronchitis

    Gagnon, Michael

    Pages 33-43

  • Chapter 5 Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Testing and Treatment

    Fenstemacher, Pamela Ann

    Pages 45-56

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-60327-034-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-58829-520-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-61737-616-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Essential Infectious Disease Topics for Primary Care
Editors
  • Neil S. Skolnik
Series Title
Current Clinical Practice
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press
eBook ISBN
978-1-60327-034-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-60327-034-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-58829-520-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-61737-616-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 312
Number of Illustrations and Tables
21 b/w illustrations
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