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Bacterial Infections of Humans

Epidemiology and Control

Editors: Evans, Alfred S., Brachman, Philip S. (Eds.)

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In Memoriam of Alfred S. Evans This third edition of Bacterial Infections of Humans is dedicated to Alfred Spring Evans, who died on January 21, 1996, 2Yz years after a diagnosis of cancer. Al was the senior editor of this textbook, which he founded with Harry Feldman in 1982. Al was a clinician, epidemiologist, educator, catalyst for biomedical research, historian, author, speaker, seeker of the truth, sincere friend of students, sports enthusiast, traveler, and truly a man of all seasons. He was a devoted husband to Brigette Klug Evans, father of three children, and grandfather of four. Al was born in Buffalo, New York, on August 21,1917, to Ellen Spring and John H. Evans, M.D., one ofthe United States's first anesthesiologists and an early researcher in the field of oxygen therapy. He received his undergraduate training at the University of Michigan; was awarded an M.D. degree in 1943 from the University of Buffalo; interned in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and performed his medical residency at the Goldwater Hospital in New York City. He was in the United States Army from 1944 to 1946, assigned as a public health officer to a base in Okinawa, Japan. It was there that he met Drs.

Reviews

About previous editions:
`Practically faultless ... recommended for purchase by all major hospital libraries.'
The Lancet
`Remarkable consistency... well written... a wealth of information... admirably fills the niche for which it was intended.'
Journal of American Medical Association
About the New Edition:
`Overall, this is a fine text, current, and concise, a useful reference that truly complements the more traditional textbooks of microbiology...This volume will find a place on many physicians bookshelves ...I hope that Dr. Bachman, his colleagues...will continue Bacterial Infections in Humans and its companion Viral Infections in Humans for many editions to come.'
Journal of American Medical Association, 281:23 (1999)
`All in all, the third edition of `Bacterial Infections of Humans' is a highly recommendable book and worth its price.'
Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, 289:5-7 (1999)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bacterial Infections of Humans
Book Subtitle
Epidemiology and Control
Editors
  • Alfred S. Evans
  • Philip S. Brachman
Copyright
1998
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Plenum Publishing Corporation
eBook ISBN
978-1-4615-5327-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4615-5327-4
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
LVIII, 888
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